- Hannah De Jong, Stanford University – seeking a heart condition's genetic roots.
- Gerald Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – computing fluid properties in tiny straws.
- Alnur Ali, Carnegie Mellon University – applying machine learning to brains and influenza.
- Jay Stotsky, University of Colorado Boulder – modeling slimy biofilms.
- Asegun Henry, Georgia Institute of Technology – listening in on atoms' secret songs.
- Ariella Sasson, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company – developing gene-centered diagnoses and treatments.
- Jeff Drocco, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – seeking a genetic off-switch.
Winning CYSE Contest Essay: Gerald Wang turns a picnic into a quest for the very small.
Howes Scholars in Computational Science: Seth Davidovits, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, and Sarah Middleton, GlaxoSmithKline
Interview: Katherine Lewis, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – machine learning for physics.