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2010 New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) Finalists

Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 by for Awards, NYCSEF.

NYCSEF is the New York City Department of Education’s annual science and technology research competition, coordinated by the City University of New York’s College Now program. On March 7, approximately 500 students from high schools across the city met at City College to display their scientific research projects. The top 20 to 25 percent in in each category were invited to participate in the Finals Event on March 23 at the American Museum of Natural History.

Group photo
Ying Yao Louie, Kurnvir Singh, Lawrence Tse, Alex Afanasyev, Glenn Elert (teacher), Jason Tam, Clarice Lee

  • Alex Afanasyev (Engineering)
    Scanning of Acoustic Space Using a Model of a Bat Ear.
  • Clarice Lee (Medicine)
    Immunohistochemical Detection of Poly (ADP) Ribose Polymerase 1 (PARP-1) During Synaptic Plasticity on the Area CA1 of the Mouse Hippocampus.
  • Ying Yao Louie (Biochemistry)
    Provitamin A carotenoid conversion to vitamin A, in the liver, involves different hepatic cell types and their interactions.
  • Farhana Pinki (Biochemistry)
    Structural Basis for Histone Acetyllysine Readout by DPF3 double PHD finger.
  • Kurnvir Singh (Earth Science)
    Data on the Faunal Composition of the Bayn Shireh Formation from the Late Creataceous of Mongolia.
  • Jason Tam (Social Science)
    The Educational Expectation of Second and Third Generation American Students.
  • Lawrence Tse (Animal Science)
    Using a Khepera Robot to model the phototatic behavior of moths.