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2012 New York City Metro Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

Posted on Sunday, February 12, 2012 by for Awards, JSHS.

JSHS connects talented students, their teachers, and research professionals at affiliated symposia and rewards research excellence. This year’s New York City Metro JSHS was held at York College in Jamaica, Queens on Sunday, February 12. Midwood had 2 semifinalists.

  • Jia Wen (Joanne) Tan
    was a semifinalist and presented her project "Intracellular association of Mycoplasma hominis with Trichomonas vaginalis". Joanne and her partner Mert Kemal Keçeli worked with Nigel Yarlett in the Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences at Pace University.
  • Mohamed Adnan
    was a semifinalist for his project "Cycloaddition reaction with vinylketene iron (0) complex towards synthesis of catechol derivatives". He worked with Wayne F.K. Schnatter in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Long Island University.

2012 JSHS finalists
Jia Wen (Joanne) Tan and Mert Kemal Keçeli at the 2012 NYC Metro JSHS