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Intel ISEF 2014 Special Awards Organization Profile


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National Anti-Vivisection Society



Since 1929, the National Anti-Vivisection Society has promoted greater compassion, respect and justice for animals. NAVS educational and advocacy programs advance better, more humane science; support the development of alternatives to the use of animals in research, testing and education; and effect changes which help to end the unnecessary suffering of animals.


Why We Participate

NAVS strongly believes in supporting and advancing the careers of innovative young scientists whose work includes ethical and humane considerations as part of their research design and execution.



2014 Awards Offered

First Award of $5,000

Second Award of $2,000

Third Award of $1,000


Intel ISEF 2014 Awards

First Award of $5,000

Sara Sakowitz

A Novel Approach for Metastatic Breast Cancer Therapy: Pharmacological Inhibition of EZH2 Histone Methyl Transferase Activity Suppresses Cancer Stem Cells and Induces Epithelial Phenotype


Second Award of $2,000

Elizabeth Sobolik

Generating iPSCs from Human Adipocytes for Differentiation into Nociceptive Neurons


Third Award of $1,000

Golda Shaw

Development of a Novel Blood-Based Diagnostic for Canine Lymphosarcoma



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