Tune in Friday, May 6, to see who wins.

Curing cancer with math

Rachel Sousa

UC Irvine

The Tale of Two Galaxies: Studying how galaxies change over time

Amanda Quirk

UC Santa Cruz

Finishing off food fungus for good

Claire Whitaker

UC Riverside

The Fluid Dynamics of Smell: A stingray’s perspective

Kelsi Rutledge


The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese

Geoff Meyerhof

UC Santa Barbara

Uncovering the sweet secrets of fruit-eating mammals

Wei Gordon


Cooling Down with the New Hot Air: The future of drying in agriculture

Alice Dien

UC Davis

CBD: Wonder drug or dud?

Jessica Wilson

UC Merced

GERMTIME: How germline variants can make a difference in cancer immunity

Meghana Pagadala

UC San Diego

Jamming the SARS-CoV-2 copy machine

Justin Lee

UC Berkeley