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2010 New York City Metro Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

Posted on Saturday, March 20, 2010 by for Awards, JSHS.

JSHS connects talented students, their teachers, and research professionals at affiliated symposia and rewards research excellence. This year’s New York City Metro JSHS was held at York College in Jamaica, Queens. Midwood had 2 award winners and 3 semifinalists.

  • Ying Yao Louie
    was awarded Second Place in Chemistry for her project "Provitamin A carotenoid conversion to vitamin A in the liver involves different hepatic cell types and their interactions." She worked with Dr. William S. Blaner in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center.
  • Laura Cheng
    was awarded Third Place in Biological Sciences for her project "Regulation of Bone Marrow Cell Differentiation in Germfree Rats By Certain Bacteria and Bacterial Cell Wall Components." She worked with Dr. Helen Durkin and Dr. Seto Chice in the Department of Pathology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
  • Grace Chan
    was a Semifinalist and presented her project "Pattern and Boundaries of Mutations in Nurse Shark Immunoglobulin Genes." She worked with Dr. Ellen Hsu in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
  • Rabia Iqbal
    was a Semifinalist and presented her project "Study of the Catalytic Mechanisms of KatG: An Enzyme involved in the virulence and antibiotic resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis."She worked with Dr. Richard S. Magliozzo in the Chemistry Department at Brooklyn College.
  • Stacey Shulman
    was a Semifinalist for her project "Immunoglobulin E Response to Chlamydia pneumoniae in Children with Asthma." She worked with Dr. Stephen Kohlhoff in the Department of Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

JSHS competitors at York College
Laura Cheng, Ying Yao Louie, Grace Chan, Rabia Iqbal

2009 New York City Metro Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2009 by for Awards, JSHS.

The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program promotes original research and experimentation in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the high school level and publicly recognizes students for outstanding achievement. This year’s New York City Metro JSHS was held at York College in Jamaica, Queens. Midwood had one winner this year.

  • Sadrach Pierre
    won First Place in the chemistry division and Fourth Place overall and went on to represent New York City in the National JSHS at the US Air Force Academy in Boulder, Colorado April 29 – May 3.

2008 New York City Metro Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2008 by for Awards, JSHS.

The Harlem Children Society sponsored this year’s NYC Metro Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) at Columbia University on March 16. JSHS is a prestigious program that promotes original research and experimentation in the sciences and publicly recognizes high school students for outstanding achievement. Students enter the competition by submitting an application describing research they have conducted in different categories including the behavioral and social sciences, biological sciences, chemical and physical sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Midwood had one semifinalist this year.

  • Vernon Wu
    was a semifinalist for his project "Potential role for PNC-27/28 peptide specific binding site in tumor cell plasma membrane to direct peptide dependent cytotoxicity." Vernon worked under the supervision of Dr. Josef Michl in the Department of Pathology at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

2007 National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2007 by for Awards, JSHS.

The JSHS provides a forum for students to present the results of their original research in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Midwood sent one student from the NYC Metro JSHS on to the National Symposium, which was held this year in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Marian Zhen
    was awarded Sixth Place for her project "Is Visual Memory Verbal?" She worked with Dennis Pelli, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at New York University.

2004 New York City Metro Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 by for Awards, JSHS.

JSHS invites high school students to conduct an original research investigation in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics, and to participate in a regional or state symposium sponsored by universities or other academic institutions.

  • Lyuba Azbel
    was awarded third place for her project "How Do the Deaf Read? The Paradox of Performing a Phonemic Task without Sound." She worked with Dr. Denis Pelli, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at New York University.

2003 New York City Metro Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

Posted on Monday, March 24, 2003 by for Awards, JSHS.

Five Midwood students were invited to present their research at the 2003 NYC Metro JSHS competition on Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at the New York Academy of Science in Manhattan. These semifinalists were selected from over 340 students who entered the competition.

  • Oriana Chan, The Construction of a Green Fluorescent Protein-Fusion Reporter Gene for Constitutive Expression and Selection in Symbiodinium: A New Tool for Coral Bleaching Studies.
  • Afroz Hafeez, Neural BC200 RNA As A Diagnostic Probe In Carcinomas.
  • Sabrina Khan, Vaccinia Virus VH1 Phosphatase: Interaction with Stat1 and a Search for a Potential Inhibitor.
  • Jordan Levine, Analysis of maternal lineage among three geographically varying Jewish populations.
  • Anna Vasilyeva, Synthesis of a Part of a Farnesyltransferase Inhibitor for the Treatment of Cancer.
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