The Eastern PA Branch ASM is a proud sponsor for the Delaware Valley Science Fair and our members helped judge the various presentations at the science fair. Congratulations to the following students:

1st Place Winner: Ian Fabris, Devon Prep (Melanie Kingett, teacher) “Efficacy of the use of bacteriophages to combat potato black leg caused by Pectobacterium atrosepticum

Honorable Mention: Sreeja Paruchuri, High Technology High School (Dine Ellsworth, teacher) “Antibacterial efficacy of antibiotics supplemented with varying sizes of gold nanoparticles on E. coli

Honorable Mention: Mia Watson, Cherry Hill High School West (Brian Grillo, teacher) “Using Aspergillus flavus biofilter to reduce nitrogen pollution in an aquaponic system”