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Barry Nguyen

1st Place

Science, Engineering & Math, 2021

I had always thought science was an independent process, but now I realize just how collaborative science can be.

Barry Nguyen

Allostasis: The Fundamental Biology and Implications for Social Standing and Longevity

Term paper for HDE 117: Longevity

Read Barry’s Paper (pdf)

Project Description

Nguyen’s term paper comprehensively reviews allostasis — a biological process in which the body regains homeostasis during a stress response — and its implications for disease, longevity, and society. Utilizing Google Scholar as a search tool, Nguyen identified almost 30 sources from scientific journals in related fields such as neuroscience, aging and public health.

In Their Own Words

Read Barry’s reflective essay from their Lang Prize application.