M139 INDIA ABROAD, JUNE 2013
For being a
sensation; for his
research; and for
the hope he
holds for future
COUR TES Y: INTEL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH
Nithin Tumma began his foray into research in the eighth grade.
P Rajendran discovers the wondrous world of Nithin Tumma, winner of the Intel Science
Talent Search Contest and the India Abroad Special Award for Achievement 2012.
How long does it take a 17 year old to to find one possible way to fight breast cancer, and to explain clearly how HIV gains a grip as it prepares to breach the citadel of an immune cell?
In Nithin Tumma’s case, the answer would be
The first little job earned Nithin the first prize
in the Intel Science Talent Search Contest 2012,
which had the added perk of bringing along
with it a check of $100,000.
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