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2012 New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) Finalists

Posted on Friday, March 9, 2012 by for Awards, Terra NYC.

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 Sunday, March 4, approximately 600 students from high schools across the city met at City College to display their scientific research projects in the Preliminary Round. Eleven Midwood students were invited to participate in the Finals Round at the American Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, March 27.

  • Mohamed Adnan (Biochemistry)
    Project: Cycloaddition reaction with vinylketene iron (0) complex towards synthesis of catechol derivatives
  • Tianna Chin (Medicine & Health Sciences)
    Project: Construction, expression, and characterization of influenza M2e and FP recombinant fusion proteins
  • Tammy Jiang (Cellular & Molecular Biology)
    Project: The role of SDF1-interacting proteins in collective cell migration
  • Mert Kemal Keçeli & Jia Wen "Joanne" Tan (Biochemistry)
    Project: Intracellular association of Mycoplasma hominis with Trichomonas vaginalis
  • Jennifer Liberchuk (Behavioral & Social Sciences)
    Project: Who Are You Wearing?
  • Joshua Wadler (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
    Project: Relationship of Precipitation to Cloud Properties from a National Storm Tracker Database
  • Emilee Yang, Amanda Ye, & Jacinda Zhou (Cellular & Molecular Biology)
    Project: Protein and lipid interactions of PGK1
  • Kateryna "Kate" Zarudna (Behavioral & Social Sciences)
    Project: What Does God Have To Do With It?: Christianity’s Influence on Capital Punishment.

The NYCSEF Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2012 in the Gerald Theater at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.