This year’s New York City Metro JSHS was held at York College in Jamaica, Queens on Sunday, February 10. JSHS connects talented students, their teachers, and research professionals at affiliated symposia and rewards research excellence. Midwood had 4 semifinalists.
- Ron Baazov
was a semifinalist and presented his project "Interaction of Lupus-Inducing Drugs With Hydrogen Peroxide and Development of a Lupus Test". Ron worked under the supervision of Dr. Donald Gerber in the Department of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
- Ryan Fraser
was a semifinalist and presented his project "Immobilization of Photosystem II Core Complexes onto Titanium Dioxide Surfaces". Ryan worked under the supervision of Dr. Michele Vittadello in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science at Medgar Evers College.
- Jasmine Lam
was a semifinalist and presented her project "Substrate Specificities of the Vertebrate Members of the NIpC/P60 Protein Family". Jasmine and her partner Anna Guo worked under the supervision of Dr. William Blaner in the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University Medical Center.
- Roxana Bravo
was a semifinalist for her project "The Restoration of Myelin Content". Roxanna worked with Dr. Peter Bergold in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.