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Falling Walls Lab UAlberta Winners

All three winners of Falling Walls Lab UAlberta, go on to compete at the international finale in Berlin, Germany. 

2017

1st Place:  Breaking the Wall of Antibiotic Resistance with Phage Therapy - Abdullah Farooq. Abdullah's Berlin Lab presentation.

2nd Place:  Breaking the Wall of Sexual Violence with Video Games - Kenzie Gordon. Kenzie's Berlin Lab presentation.

3rd Place: Breaking the Wall of Healing the Earth - Valerie Miller. Valerie's Berlin Lab presentation.

2016

1st Place:  Breaking the Wall of Cancer Therapy with Viruses - Kyle Potts. Kyle's Berlin Lab presentation.

2nd Place:  Breaking the Wall of Sensory Feedback in Prosthetic Limbs – Katherine Evans. Katherine's Berlin Lab presentation.

3rd Place: Breaking the Wall of Hip Dysplasia - Abhilash Rakkunedeth. Abhilash's Berlin Lab presentation.

2015 

1st Place:  Breaking the Wall of Prostate Cancer Metastasis - Lian Willettts. Her winning Berlin Lab presentation. Lian was then invited to present again at the Falling Walls conference

2nd Place:  Breaking the Wall of Rigid Electronics - Gem Shoute. Gem's Berlin Lab presentation.

3rd Place:  Breaking the Wall of Genetic Medicine - Joshua Lee. Joshua's Berlin presentation.

2014

Ist Place:  Breaking the Wall of Food Safety - Zack Storms.  Zack's Berlin presentation.

2nd Place:  Breaking the Wall of Type 1 Diabetes - Nermeen Youssef. Nermeen won 2nd place in the Berlin Lab, beating 99 other international competitors and was invited to present at the international Falling Walls conferenceNermeen's Berlin Lab presentation.

3rd Place:  Breaking the Wall of Plastic Waste Accumulation - Diana Martinez Tobon. Diana's Berlin presentation.