Chang Wins Oregon Science Contest

Camas High School junior Monica Chang earned a first-place finish in the Oregon Bioscience Showcase 2017 Research Fast Pitch competition in Portland for her presentation, “A Closer Look at Memory: The Effect of Diurnal Rhythms on Perineuronal Nets.”

The junior was asked to work at a booth during a Girls in STEM event for middle school students, where she was teamed up with Barbara Sorg, a professor of neuroscience at Washington State University Vancouver. After spending some time with her, Sorg offered Chang an internship in her lab. Read more at The Columbian