2010 New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) Awards
Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2010 by Elert for Awards, NYCSEF.
NYCSEF Second Award
- Ying Yao Louie (Biochemistry )
Project: Provitamin A carotenoid conversion to vitamin A, in the liver, involves different hepatic cell types and their interactions.
Mentor: Dr. William S. Blaner, Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Medicine
- Kurnvir Singh (Earth & Planetary Sciences )
Project: Data on the Faunal Composition of the Bayn Shireh Formation from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia.
Mentor: Dr. Alberto Prieto-Marquez, American Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleontology
- Lawrence Tse (Animal Sciences )
Project: Using a Khepera Robot to model the phototatic behavior of moths.
Mentor: Dr. Frank W. Grasso, Brooklyn College, Department of Psychology
NYCSEF Third Award
- Amanda Chan (Microbiology)
Project: The attempt to clone the activation-induced cytidine deaminase in nurse shark.
Mentor: Dr. Ellen Hsu, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Amanda also won the US Metric Association Award "for the best use of the SI metric system in a science fair project."
- Laura Cheng (Medicine & Health Sciences )
Project: Regulation of Bone Marrow Cell Differentiation in Germfree Rats by Certain Bacteria and Bacterial Cell Wall Components.
Mentor: Dr. Helen Durkin and Seto Chice, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Department of Pathology
- Rabia Iqbal (Biochemistry )
Project: Study of the Catalytic Mechanisms of KatG: An Enzyme involved in the virulence and antibiotic resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Mentor: Dr. Richard S. Magliozzo, Brooklyn College, Department of Chemistry
- Nicholas Macaluso & Olga Gulyayeva (Behavioral & Social Sciences )
Project: Spatial Tagging in Locational Learning Through Memorization.
Mentor: Dr. John L. Kubie, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology