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.