The 19th Annual High School Research Poster Session

Saturday, February 1, 2014

This annual poster competition for high school students, sponsored jointly by The New York Section of the American Chemical Society and St. Joseph's College, took place on Saturday, February 1, 2014 on the SJC Brooklyn Campus. There were 112 poster presentations and 125 participants registered in this year’s event, making it the most well attended competition to date. Students from seven area high schools attended and the quality of the research was also better than ever. All of the students received certificates, the winners and honorable mentions received a gift bag from St. Joseph’s College, and the winners also received gift cards from Barnes and Noble.

WINNERS

FIRST PLACE

  1. Yarim Lee, Townsend Harris High School
    Development of a Therapeutic Drug for Alzheimer's Disease: A Chemical Approach to Cease Amyloidosis
  2. Raquel Hosein, Midwood High School
    Application of a Wireless Electrical Device for the Detection of Epilepsy

SECOND PLACE

  1. Allen Barbarovich, Midwood High School
    Link Between Systemic Cobalamin Deficiency and Demyelination of the CNS in a TCBLR/CD320 KO Mouse Model
  2. Chris Ayala, Midwood High School
    Photonics Angular Momentum Communication System

HONORABLE MENTION

  1. Reshma Babukutty, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
    Measuring Evoked Potentials in Wistar Rat Pups
  2. Vinay Doshi, Union City High School 
    Increased Expression of the FBXL15 Protein in C57BL-6 Mice
  3. Mosammed Kabir, Midwood High School
    Anti-Cancer Peptide PNC-27 Associates With Mitochondria in Cancer Cells
  4. Michael Malkowski, Union City High School 
    The Effects of Nighttime Electronics Usage on Sleep in Adolescent
  5. Katerina Nozenko, High Tech High School
    Functional Consequences of Taurine Supplementation on Islets Remodeling, Insulin Release, and Glucose Homeostasis
  6. Chukwunonso Nwasike, Midwood High School 
    Autophagy in Macrophages
  7. Steven Shkembi, Townsend Harris High School Development of an Environmentally Friendly Organic Solar Paint
    Development of an Environmentally Friendly Organic Solar Paint
  8. Sammi Chung and Jasmin Kim, Midwood High School 
    Electrode Size Effect on Microbial Fuel Cell
  9. Mohammedasad Khan and Shriaj Shah, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
    Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in Dictyostelium Discoideum: The Interaction Between a Protein Kinase, TKLA and a Phosolipase, PLDB
  10. Ester Shmulyian, Khushi Vakil and Karina Voronich, High Tech High School 
    Natural Selection at Work: Decreasing Yeast Resistance

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

CINDIE KEHLET, PH.D.; ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MATH AND SCIENCE; PRATT INSTITUTE, BROOKLYN

Dr. Kehlet was awarded the 2006 Danish Young NMR Researcher Prize for her work in biological solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy. Also a studio-trained fine artist, she explores the applications of NMR techniques to the science of art conservation.

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Sponsored by The New York Section of the American Chemical Society and St. Joseph's College, 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205-3688.