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2001 Intel Science Talent Search

Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2001 by for Awards, STS.

Now in its 60th year, the Science Talent Search (STS) is the oldest and most highly-regarded science competition in the United States. Midwood students have a long and distinguished record of superior performance in this "Junior Nobel Prize". In the year 2001, five Midwood seniors were declared semifinalists.


  • Nadezhda Belova
    Crayfish (Procambarus clarkii ) Use Tactile Cues to Detect and Learn Changes in the Spatial Configuration of Their Environment
  • Angela Lee
    Group I Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors in Epilepsy
  • Rebecca Rudberg
    Determining the Active Domains of a Novel Receptor Duplex Involved in Cell Adhesion and Aggregation by Use of Recombinant Proteins
  • Olga Tkachenko
    Induction of Haymaker Gene Expression in Stimulated Human Lymphocytes
  • Lisa Wu
    Demonstration of the Nuclear Localization of the Novel Pancreatic Carcinoma 3D4 Antigen and its Potential Role During Mitosis