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John Choy, assistant professor, biology, was mentioned in a Washington Post article on promising young scientists. See below.

Young scientists from Md. and Va. excel at prestigious Intel competition

From: Washington Post
Date: March 12, 2016
Author: Donna St. George

... Shroff found a mentor in 2014 at Catholic University of America — and worked in the laboratory of assistant professor John S. Choy for two summers and the current school year. First he helped with Choy’s cancer research, working on a project that looked at how metabolism might affect the development of gene mutations.

Later Choy gave him the chance to explore his own interests, too — unusual for a high school student, Choy says, but Shroff showed he could work independently. “I really am impressed at how he was committed,” he said.

Choy recalls that early on he asked Shroff to write computer code for data analysis related to a research project, and the teenager came back a day later with code written. “It did exactly what I needed,” he said. ...

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