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The Chiosis Lab is proud to offer mentorship to high school and undergraduate students interested in science
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Highlighted Intern Achievements

Ava Goldsmith

At the end of May 2024, Ava presented her Chiosis Lab research, "Targeting of Epichaperome Downregulates HCFC1 Mediated Transcription of Oncogenes: Implications in Breast Cancer Therapy", at Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles. Ava placed 3rd in the Cell & Molecular Biology category! Ava will go on to study at University of Notre Dame as an honors student on a research scholarship. The Chiosis Lab is incredibly proud of her achievements and how she flourished under Dr. Tanaya Roychowdhury's mentorship. 


Kamya Parikh

In April 2024, Kamya achieved first place in the Biochemistry & Chemistry category at Terra NYC STEM Fair for her Chiosis Lab research on "Applications of Click Chemistry to visualize the epichaperome complex". Kamya also received a Special Award in in-vitro biology. Her Chiosis Lab mentors, Dr. Sadik Bay and Dr. Chander Digwal, along with the rest of Chiosis Lab, are incredibly proud of her hard work and dedication through her high school research journey. Kamya will go on to study at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education!

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Ava Goldsmith

In February of 2024 Ava achieved first place in the Cell & Molecular Biology category at the Regeneron Long Island Science & Engineering Fair (LISEF). Ava will go on to present at the International Science and Engineering Fair in May 2024!


Kamya Parikh

In February of 2024 Kamya was named a NYC Metro Finalist and secured 2nd place in her category in the NYC Metro Regional Semifinals at Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)!

Chiosis Lab encourages high school & undergraduate students to pursue a career in science

Sloan Kettering Institute scientist Gabriela Chiosis was featured in a magazine and online article discussing her work and offering guidance to young people interested in science.

The article can be accessed at, and includes a link to an activity sheet for students and teachers.

This article was produced by Futurum Careers, a free online resource and magazine aimed at encouraging 14-19-year-olds worldwide to pursue careers in science, tech, engineering, maths, medicine (STEM) and social sciences, humanities and the arts for people and the economy (SHAPE). For more information, teaching resources, and course and career guides, see

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