2017 Fair Results

Computer Science and Modeling - Group 2
1Caitlin ChouHerricks High SchoolPredicting Optimal and Relevant Genes for Future Study
2Adam PahlavanJericho High SchoolConnecting the Spin-Diluted Ising Model to Bacterial Chemotaxis: A Cluster-Based Approach to Characterizing Chemoreceptor Dynamics
3Daniel LeeCommack High SchoolA Robust Sensor Network-based Prediction Model for Wind Field Determination
MAbhi AlluSyosset High SchoolCyber-security Risks of the Decision Tree of the Medtronic Implantable Cardioverter Device
HShaminta HamidianGreat Neck South High SchoolStructural and Functional Connectivity of the Human Hand Motor Area using Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Resting State Functional MRI
Computer Science and Modeling - Group 1
1Daniel MillerManhasset High SchoolPredicting Frequencies of Secondary Structure Types in Proteins Using Machine Learning
2Simar Kohli, Neil Johari, Daniel IsraelSyosset High SchoolPredicting the Presence of Alzheimer’s Disease in Patients by Utilizing Brain MRIs and a Convolutional Neural Network
3Jared HabermehlCommack High SchoolDesigning and Implementing Secure Networks for the "Internet of Things"
3Julia RuskinPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolAnalyzing the Effectiveness of the Herd Immunity Threshold Formula in Predicting Disease Transmission
MZachary GruberPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolAn Analysis of Mosquito to Human Ratios in the Spread of the Zika Virus
MShiraz JohnsonPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolEfficiency in Supermarkets: A Study in Queuing Theory
HMichael JanGreat Neck North High SchoolDeep Residual Learning for Anomaly-Based Network Intrusion Detection
HKushal UpadhyayPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolModeling the Syrian Refugee Crisis as a network model
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Group 2
1Mutahara BhuiyanJericho High SchoolManipulating Matter on the Nanoscale: Incorporation of a 3-arm Branched Junction Inside a DNA Triangle
2Marc HuoJericho High SchoolCircumventing traditional bottlenecks in glioma genetic therapy: ultra-pH sensitive nanodelivery vehicles
2Matthew BermanRoslyn High SchoolNLRP3 Signaling Drives Macrophage-Induced Adaptive Immune Suppression In Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
3Lynn HlaingGreat Neck South High SchoolModulating LRRK2 Kinase Domain through an FDA Approved Compound
3Radhika PatelSyosset High SchoolFunctional enhancement of mutant ALK1 in the mouse model of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia using Sirolimus
3Megan Kirschner, Ananya BansalThe Wheatley SchoolThe Effect of Coconut Oil on the Alzheimer's Homologue Gene apl-1 in C. elegans and APP in Murine N2A Cells
MTejas PatelHerricks High SchoolAn in vitro Assessment of Curcumin Nanoparticles as a Potential Method to Reduce Staphylococcus aureus Induced Inflammation
MYunyan(Johnny) WuJericho High SchoolDeguelin inhibits breast cancer cell growth via inhibiting AKT phosphorylation and enhances the cytotoxic efficacy of rapamycin
MEugene Lee, Joshua Lee, Michael WangSyosset High SchoolOsteoblast Proliferation Under Dynamic Conditions Utilizing Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds
HCarly MenkerGreat Neck North High SchoolCharacterization of β2-Adrenergic Receptor Specific Nanobodies
HBongseok JungHerricks High SchoolThe Therapeutic Potential of Balanced COX Inhibition: A Safe and Selective Multipurpose Treatment for Colon Cancer
HVincent YaoRoslyn High SchoolAnti-Cancer Effects and Targeting of Bcl-2 Induced by Perilla frutescens on Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Group 1
1Ariel Blumenberg, Michael Bentivegna, Cooper ScherSyosset High SchoolThe Effect of Buckminsterfullerene C₆₀ on Lipofuscin Concentration
2Cindy Du, Ryan WatsonManhasset High SchoolThe Use of the Combination of Antioxidants and Chelators on Dopaminergic Neurons and α-Synuclein Proteins in Parkinson’s Disease
3Julia Kim, Emily MaPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolNanoencapsulation of Various Essential Oils for Maximum Antibiotic Effect
MMichelle RajaThe Wheatley SchoolReducing Toxicology of Silver Nanoparticles, While Maintaining Maximum Antibacterial Properties, Through Shape Control
HShiveen KumarJericho High SchoolAllergens: A Potential Risk Factor for Graves' Disease
General Biology - Group 2
1Shruthi ShekarJericho High SchoolReduction of breast cancer metastasis through knockdown of SOX5 and inhibition of the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway
2Matthew Paltiel WeinsteinGreat Neck North High SchoolIdentification of High-Risk Tumor Subtypes Via Unsupervised Clustering of RNA Expression and VIPER Transcriptional Factor Activity
2Amber PatrickJericho High SchoolCluster of Differentiations’ role in sickle cell disease alloimmunization
2Seongjee (Alison) ParkJericho High SchoolOvercoming cisplatin resistance: Targeting Myc transcription with JQ1 in a novel preclinical model of muscle invasive bladder cancer
3Brandon Axelrod, Christine KimCommack High SchoolOral Health as Assessed by Xerostomia Status
3Andrew Fang, Justin LeeJericho High School4-Methylimidazole as a Contributor in the Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
3Dennis LoJericho High SchoolMechanisms of airway hyperresponsiveness: Comparison of HRV-A and -C species
3Daniel ShalonovRoslyn High SchoolThe Effect of Pyrethrin on the Negative Development of Neurodegenerative and Cardiovascular Disease in Mytilus Edulis, Daphnia Magna, and Humans.
MJake NietoCommack High SchoolA Biomarker-based Calculator for Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease (ARPKD)
MJustin LeuRoslyn High SchoolThe Effect of High Levels of ETS Family Members On Resistance to BRAF and MEK Inhibitors in Melanoma
MJulianna BiancoSyosset High SchoolImpact of high fat diet and oncogenic KRAS expression on the levels of Krüppel-like factor 5 in pancreatic tissue
MRahul ParthasarathySyosset High SchoolPro-inflammatory cytokines TNF and IL1b activate sensory neurons in a receptor-dependent manner
HEmma YoungGreat Neck North High SchoolLoss in Self-Similarity in the Retina of Nonproliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Subjects Using OCT Angiography
HAaditya Valasareddi, Ryan HouHerricks High SchoolImpact of Aureococcus anophagefferens (Brown Tide) levels on the Growth of Crassostrea virginica (Eastern Oyster) in The Great South Bay Region in Long Island
HSwati MadankumarJericho High SchoolThe Role of Magnesium in Cisplatin-Mediated Kidney Injury and Repair
HAllison WinterPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolNeurogenesis in the Dentate Gyrus
HJason WuRoslyn High SchoolThe Effect of Selenium on Mitochondrial Nitric Oxide Production
HBarri LevittSyosset High SchoolThe restoration of p53 expression in p53 deficient cells using CRISPR/Cas9
General Biology - Group 1
1Yuna Kim, Samantha PuglieseManhasset High SchoolThe Effect of Lithium Chloride on the Efficiency of ASH Neurons in Htn-q150 Induced C. Elegans
1Caroline Katz, Rebecca Muratore, Sarah GottesmanPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolThe Effects of Dopamine-Sensitive Sodium Withdrawal on the Planarian Model
2Aaron NaimGreat Neck North High SchoolHealthy Heart Healthy Brain: Investigating the Link Between Heart Disease and Alzheimer's Disease
2Emma GanJericho High SchoolEffect of Aspirin and Lithium Chloride upon Silica Nanoparticle-Induced Neurotoxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans
2Isabella KosciuskoManhasset High SchoolThe effect of dietary Aluminum sulfate on the production of Alzheimer's-like symptoms in Drosophila melanogaster
2Elizabeth WuManhasset High SchoolThe Effect of Various Concentrations of Punicalagin and Ellagic Acid on Amyloid Beta-Induced Paralysis of Caenorhabditis elegans Strain CL2006
2Dhiya Sani, Melissa Pittard, Emma KleinPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolEffects of Benzoyl Peroxide, Salicylic Acid, and Glycerin on skin irritation with an in-vitro skin substrate
3Nicholas Gembs, Charlson Kim, Dylan TalarekCommack High SchoolAn Exploration of the Antibacterial Properties of Slug Mucus
3Jacqueline SlobinGreat Neck North High SchoolYou Are What You Eat: The Effects of Glyphosate on the Locomotion and Neurological Function of C. elegans
3Timothy Qi, Brian YongGreat Neck South High SchoolThe Benefits of Dietary 2-deoxy-D-glucose induced stress in Drosophila melanogaster
3Kevin Tan, Matthew ChenGreat Neck South High SchoolThe Recovery Properties of Dihydromyricetin on Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome Behaviors in the Planarian Model
3Sherry (Run) ShiPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolMeasuring Legibility of Computer Color Schemes Designed to Minimize Melanopic Lux
3Ryan Siegel, Edward SamowitzPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolThe effect of anthocyanin-rich fruit extracts, Aronia melanocarpa, on Alzheimer’s disease in Caenorhabditis elegans
MMelike AkogluCommack High SchoolDo Planarians Exhibit a Decrease in Anxiety and a Response to Withdrawal after Exposure to St. John's Wort?
MAaron GeulaGreat Neck North High SchoolDetermining the Differences Between the Effects of Dynamic Stretching and Resistance Training on EMG Readings
MSasha HakimianGreat Neck North High SchoolThe Effect of Synthetic Sialic Acid on the Vertical Movement of Sialic Acid Synthase Lacking Drosophila melanogaster
MAnn TooGreat Neck South High SchoolInvestigating the Effect of Cocoa Flavanol on Cognitive Function in Drosophila melanogaster
MCindy WangGreat Neck South High SchoolPlanaria Withdrawal Effects Under Varying Exposure Times of Dextromethorphan and Ethanol
MLindsey Rust, Brandon LeeRoslyn High SchoolEffect of Yogurt Type of the Viability of Probiotic Bacteria
HNicole LaReddola, Sarah SamadCommack High SchoolExploring the Function and Development of Insulin-Poducing Cells in Drosophila melanogaster with the Goal to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetes.
HNiva HaberGreat Neck North High SchoolIs it safe? Testing the Biological Effects of Styrene on Lumbriculus variegatus
HRebecca YaminianGreat Neck North High SchoolThe Effect of Different pH Levels on the Cellular Respiration of Paramecium caudatum
HAaron HakimiGreat Neck North High SchoolThe Effects of External Excitatory Adrenaline and the Palmaris Longus Muscle on Hand Grip Strength
HRyan Cheng, Tom HuangGreat Neck South High SchoolThe Relationship between Drosophila Response to FlyNap Anesthesia, and Incorporation of Docosahexaenoic Acid into Diet
HElla WessonManhasset High SchoolThe Effects of Sucralose on the Fertility Rate of Drosophila melanogaster
HSoo Bynn Lee, Matthew PalmadessaManhasset High SchoolThe Role of Thick Terminal Branch Proliferation Induced by Hypoxic Stress on the Facilitation of Tumor Metastasis in Drosophila melanogaster
HBenjamin Goldstein, Zachary RitholzPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolThe effects of glyphosate, zinc sulfate, and boric acid on C. elegans' lifespan
Behavioral and Social Science - Group 2
1Amy ShteymanGreat Neck North High SchoolfNIRS Analysis with facial classification to visualize a neural network underlying smiling
MAaron YoungGreat Neck North High SchoolThe Relationship Between Memory and Confidence Measured with the Conjoint Recognition Model
MYena KimRoslyn High SchoolShould Men "Woman Up" for Female-Dominated Fields? The Effect of Gendered Traits on Perceptions of Elementary School Teachers
Behavioral and Social Science - Group 1
1Spencer LazarRoslyn High SchoolAn Investigation into People's Perceptions of Vaccinations
2Ella EisenbergRoslyn High SchoolThe Speed and Accuracy of Reactions Based on the Presence of Peripheral Limb Motions as Visual Cues
2David GoldsteinRoslyn High SchoolThe Trapped Dodger
3Jason BeefermanGreat Neck North High SchoolBreaking the rules: Measuring the cognitive processing of unused forms of code-switching in bilinguals through use of reaction time
3Asher Bykov, Lauren ChristensonRoslyn High SchoolThe Effect of Toy Weapons on Agression in Adolescents
3Sanwood GimRoslyn High SchoolThe Effects of Classical vs. Contemporary Music on Divergent Thinking
3Manan ShuklaThe Wheatley SchoolThe Utilization of Cellular Technology and Medication Dispensers as Effective and Inexpensive Solutions to Medical Nonadherence in Healthcare
MMichael Sun, Sydney ChengGreat Neck South High SchoolThe Influence of Unilateral Hand Clenching on Selective Attention
MFeyi Rufai, Sarah Kim, Serena Shah, Olivia Viruet-QuinteroRoslyn High SchoolHow do Teens Percieve Electronic Cigarette?
MAdrian Ke, Jasmine BergerRoslyn High SchoolThe Effect of Race and Infraction Type on Assigned Punishment, Perceived Infraction Severity and Aggression.
HSerena ZhaoManhasset High SchoolThe Effect of Acai, Valerian, and Vitamin B12 on the sleep of D. melanogaster
HCatherine Tom, Justin Kalman, Jeremy Kim, Nicole LeeRoslyn High SchoolDriving Dangerously
HKevin LamRoslyn High SchoolPerception and Hygienic Practices on Smartphone Dirtiness
HMayeesa Rahman, Johanna KannRoslyn High SchoolThe New F Word: A Study on Feminism
Chemistry - Group 2
1Benjamin WongJericho High SchoolNanoparticles in cerebrospinal fluid: Implications for nanoparticle efficacy in the brain microenvironment
MHarsha VenkateshJericho High SchoolInvestigation of Novel Sealing Techniques for Nanoporous Membrane Filters
HJulia GoldsamtGreat Neck North High SchoolThe Functionalization of Copper Oxide Nanosheets for Environmental Purposes
Chemistry - Group 1
MAlexandra DeramoManhasset High SchoolThe Effects of Activated Carbons Treated with Sulfuric Acid on Adsorption of Nitrates in Water
Earth and Environmental Sciences - Group 2
1Rubin SmithGreat Neck South High SchoolReconstruction of Topography and Examination of Mammal Diversity within the Basin and Range of Western North America Since 36 Ma
2Kendra ZhangJericho High SchoolA paper-based microbial fuel cell for self-powered glucose monitoring in saliva
MIshan GurnaniJericho High SchoolZinc Oxide Vibration Harvesting Potential: Voltage Collection in Aeronautical Applications
HJeremy Vlacancich, Max Sugarman, Matt WuCommack High SchoolA Study on the Effect of El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) on Reservoir Levels in Central California
Earth and Environmental Sciences - Group 1
1Rohan Basavaraju, Brandon XieJericho High SchoolAdsorption ability of casein for heavy metal removal
1Zachary Katz, Derek KnightPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolThe Effect of 1900 MHz Radiation and Various Antioxidants on C. elegans Mortality
2Sabrina Ng, Sharon YunGreat Neck South High SchoolThe Benefit of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Association with Solanum lycopersicum in Response to Parasitic Cuscuta pentagona.
2Richard Lee, Annie MillerManhasset High SchoolA Novel Approach to Harvesting Energy from Agriculture in Microbe-Polluted Water: The Implementation of Plant Microbial Fuel Cells in Hydroponic Chambers
2Emily Cruz, Derek Mulholland, Griffen CatalloManhasset High SchoolThe Effect of a Modified Titanium Dioxide Semiconductor and Natural Dyes from Chlorella Vulgaris and Carotenoids on the Efficiency of a Dye Sensitized Solar Cell with the integration of TENG Cells and TEM cells
3Michelle Xing, Kimberly LuGreat Neck South High SchoolA Novel Water Purification Method: Encapsulation of Moringa Oleifera Cationic Protein in Sodium Alginate Beads
3Adrian Chen, Jessica Jiang, Kaitlyn ChengGreat Neck South High SchoolCometabolic Degradation of LDPE and PLA by Aspergillus sp. and Penicillium sp.
3Kayla HsuManhasset High SchoolBioremediation of Copper Sulfate by Eisenia fetida
3Mary NickitaManhasset High SchoolThe Effects of Certain Natural Biopesticides on Manduca sexta
3Emma Levin, Carter ShieldsPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolThe effect of bentonite organoclay on organic pollutants in a saline solution
MAnoop SinghCommack High SchoolThe Relationship between the North Atlantic Oscillation and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
MAshley Kim, Zachary Leng, Aden HorowitzManhasset High SchoolAssessing the Removal of Indigo Carmine Dye from Textile Wastewater using Chlorella vulgaris, Moringa oleifera and Natural Fibers
MTiffeny Chen, Susan WuManhasset High SchoolThe Optimization of Various Novel Designs of Membrane-Based Microbial Desalination Cells and the Implementation of a Biocathode
MJolie Bercow, Jacob KellerPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolBioleaching of Al, Co, and Cu using the fungus, Aspergillus niger
MSophie Fries, Gabby Fries, Lianna Friedman, Nikki BlattmanRoslyn High SchoolThe Effect of Type of Sunscreen and Storage Temperature on Effectiveness of Sunscreen
HGabi D'Agostino, Eliana Gruvman, Alexa VarlamosCommack High SchoolTesting the Accuracy of the 20CR Weather Reanalysis Model System Using Data from Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, New York (1826-1857)
HIsabelle SarrafGreat Neck North High SchoolThe Health Effects of Air Pollution and Ozone Presence on Varied Populations
HAsia Zhang, Annie ZhangGreat Neck South High SchoolA Slick Solution: Examining the Potential of Mineral Oil as a Carbon Source for Pleurotus Ostreatus
HAndrew Tsao, Lingi ShiGreat Neck South High SchoolExogenous iodine biofortification of maize to promote Alternaria alternata fungal resistance.
HJessica TodaroManhasset High SchoolCorn Gluten, Manuka Oil, and Eucalyptus Oil as Natural Herbicides on Medicago sativa, Lolium, and Phaseolus vulgaris
HAli Morrissey, Saige Gitlin, Molly McLoughlinPaul D. Schreiber High SchoolThe Effects of Perfluorooctanoic acid and Butylated Hydroxytoluene on the behavioral and burrowing mechanisms of Lumbricus terrestris
Physics and Astronomy - Group 2
1Chiu Fan Bowen Lo, William Jia-Cheng ZhengJericho High SchoolExperimental, Electromagnetic, and Graph Theoretical Analysis of Plasmonic Near-Field Enhancement in Random Gold Nanoparticle Arrays
MHanxuan Kuang, Luhan ChenGreat Neck South High SchoolA Multi-Parameter Analysis of the Dark Energy Equation of State using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms with Type Ia Supernova Data
Physics and Astronomy - Group 1
1Justin Schiavo, Drew GoldmanRoslyn High SchoolComparing Different Fuel Sources for a Hybrid Rocket Engine
MAndrew Juang, Michael LeeManhasset High SchoolA Comparison of HAWT and VAWT Power Efficiency Changes Due to Variations in Orientation and Wind Speed
HAlexander SilbermanSyosset High SchoolPrediction of cosmic radiation from supernova remnants reaching Earth
Prototype Engineering - Group 2
1Patrick GaoGreat Neck North High SchoolDevelopment of an Automated Feedback Loop for the Geometric Stabilization of Taylor Cones in Low Flow-Rate Magnetoelectrosprays
MAviya LitmanGreat Neck North High SchoolWireless Communication in the Sub-Terahertz Band: A Novel Approach to Remote Bio-Sensing
HAnthony LaSalaCommack High SchoolUsing Light to Detect Sound
Prototype Engineering - Group 1
1Aria Eghbali, Yeil KimCommack High SchoolAn RF Radiation Sensor that is Capable of Detecting RF Emitters at Varying Frequencies
2Winston Gao, Julian MalaterGreat Neck South High SchoolPushing the Limits: Implementation of a Dual Halbach Array in an Electromagnetic Air Launch System
3Yoel HawaGreat Neck North High SchoolUsing the 1GHz frequency band to expand internet coverage
MRebecca Geiger, Katrina Tun, Annie LinSyosset High SchoolEngineering a Particle-Filtering Mask Utilizing Electrostatic Attraction
HNatasha DilamaniGreat Neck North High SchoolTyping Without Touch: A Touchscreen Accessible Device for the Visually Impaired
HSkye Kwong, Sona SantySyosset High SchoolFacilitating Oil Diffusion Through Biomimicry of Scyphozoa Chrysaora