Participants and Winners Geneva 2013

The following young scientists participated in the FameLab heat at the Globe Theater in Geneva on March 16 2013:

1st Prize and TEDxCERN prize

1. Divya Ail from India working at the University of Zurich «Viagra and Vision - Why do drugs cause side effects?»

2nd to 10th Prizes

(alphabetically)
2. Hugo Day from Britain working at CERN «Engineering an Accelerator: Getting to collisions»
3. Neha Daga from India working at the University of Zurich «Blocking the lock: Preventing the viral infection»
4. Benjamin Frisch from Austria working at CERN «Fighting Cancer with Physics»
5. Donal Hill from Ireland working at CERN «ABC - three letters, one big question»
6. Nazim Hussain from Canada working at CERN «Why Are We Here?»
7. Rob Knoops from Belgium working at CERN
8. Philippe Kobel from Switzerland working at the EPFL «The Sunspots of Van Gogh»
9. Claire Lee from South Africa working at CERN «Let's build a particle detector!»
10. Piotr Traczyk from Poland working at CERN «The LHC Puzzle»

The audience award

went to Neha Daga

11. Sarah Fraser from Britain working at the University of Geneva «Understanding the importance of correct neuronal migration»
12. Subashika Govindan from India working at the University of Geneva «Use it or lose it»
13. Ilaria Lavagi from Italy working at the University of Geneva «T9 and markov model»
14. Igor Pelevanyuk from Russia working at CERN «Free knowledge for kind use»
15. Sarah Python form Switzerland working at the University of Geneva «Comment l'home est-il capable de comprendre l'émotion d'autrui?»
16. Ankita Singhal from India working at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen «Silent cross talk»
17. Josephine Stanek from France working at the University fo Geneva «Dépenser de l’énergie de manière rationnelle»
18. Mika Vesterinen from Britain working at CERN «CP violation»
19. Vidmantas Zemleris from Litovia working at CERN and EPFL «Towards better and affordable communication aids for the speech impaired»