Christine Song, an upcoming junior at Mayo High School, won first place for the Humane Science Award at the 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, which was held virtually May 16-21.

Her project was "Cure of Breast Cancer, Year 4: First Discovery of Target Therapy for Aggressive Hormonal Breast Cancer using Clinical Database and 3D Model.” She received a cash prize of $10,000.

According to a news release, the Humane Science Award is "given to students whose projects show scientific excellence as well as advance science through the use of alternatives to animal experimentation, especially through the replacement of live animals with non-animal methodologies."

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