Biotechnology Olympics: Celebration of Science, Engineering, and Innovation

250 high school students competed in this 2nd year Biotechnology Olympics competition. Amit Pariant, a Twelve-grade high school student from Ness Ziona, won first place with his project:  Cucumber mosaic virus in transgenic cucumber plants as time-dependent after infection.
He won a full scholarship for one year at the Technion.
A special thanks to Ms. Judith Deskalo, superintendent of Biotechnology, Ministry of Education; Prof. Ayelet Fishman, and Assistant Prof. Omer Yehezkeli, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, for their joint work and efforts to make this event happen.