Evanston Township High School senior Laura Goetz was named a semifinalist in the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search (STS), the nation’s oldest, most prestigious pre-college science competition. Her project is titled “Identifying Genetic Modifiers of Polyglutamine Expansion Toxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans.” Her research was carried out in the laboratory of Professor Richard Morimoto at Northwestern University.