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2004 Siemens-Westinghouse Science and Technology Competition

Posted on Monday, November 1, 2004 by for Awards, Siemens.

The Siemens-Westinghouse Science and Technology Competition is a national research competition in the sciences and mathematics for high school students. Midwood had 4 semifinalists this year, more than any other high school in New York City.

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Back Row: Glenn Elert (teacher), Steve Zwisohn (principal) Lena Liang, Alan Stack (teacher), Ann Nicastri (teacher)
Front Row: Maya Barsky, Genna Ableman, Olga Pikovskaya

Regional Finalists

  • Genna Ableman and Maya Barsky
    for their team project "In vitro Simulation of Immunological and Biochemical Attack on Pancreatic Cancer-specific Antigen, PaCa-Ag1". They worked with Dr. Josef Michl of the Pathology Department at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
  • Olga Pikovskaya
    for her project "Structural Studies of Metabolite Sensing Messenger RNA". She worked with Dr. Dinshaw Patel and Dr. Alexander Serganov of the Structural Biology Department at Sloan Kettering Institute.

Semifinalists

  • Lena Liang
    for her project "Crystal Stucture of Multidrug Resistance Regulator NorR". She worked with Dr. Dinshaw Patel and Dr. Yu-Ren Yuan of the Structural Biology Department at Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research.
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