July 27th, 2022

GiS Spotlight: Meet the 2022 Finalists

Today at the ISS Research and Development Conference, we write the next chapter in Genes in Space history by choosing our 2022 winning team. Can't be there in person to watch our five outstanding Finalists present their ideas? These one-minute video pitches will get you as close as you can to the action.

Flip through the playlist below:


  1. Vedant Karalkar (17) from Eastside High School in Gainesville, FL
  2. Annika Marschner (17), Nikol Miojevic (16) & Benjamin Armstead (17) from Ithaca High School in Ithaca, NY
  3. Xina Wang (17), Harsha Rajkumar (17) & Rohit Suresh (16) from Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, CA
  4. Madhav Gulati (17) & Vineeth Sendilraj (15) from Lambert High School in Suwanee, GA
  5. Pristine Onuoha (17) from East Chapel Hill High School in Chapel Hill, NC