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2010 Long Island Intel science competition semifinalists

NAME HIGH SCHOOL PROJECT TITLE
Bay Shore High School Deborah Boktor Electrospinning PVA: The Effects of Solution Conditions and Voltage on the Morphology and Fiber Diameter
Commack High School Alexis Tchaconas A Genetic Investigation of Autism: The Role of Type III Neuregulin-1/ErbB4 Signaling and Contactin4 Expression in Neurodevelopment
Comsewogue High School David Lawrence A Simple Method to Characterize Charge Diffusion in CCDs using X-Ray Illumination
Division Avenue High School Michael Comuniello Science Fair, Science Unfair: Analysis of Equity in High School Science Research Education
George W. Hewlett High School Eric Brooks Transition from Indolent to Metastatic Prostate Cancer Characterized Through the Health Disparity between African American and Caucasian American Men
  Shira Shamir Why Do Students Continue to Cheat? A Comparative Study of Individual vs. Contextual Factors in Neutralization of Academic Dishonesty
  Jennie Shapira The Cost of Silence: A Study Examining the "Telling" Behavior of Victims of Bullying
Half Hollow Hills High School East Carly Emmer Time Series Study of Quaternary Ammonium Compounds in Sewage Sludge During Peak H1N1 Media Coverage at Various Treatment Facilities with Alternative Sewage Pressing Methods
Half Hollow Hills High School West Levent Alpoge A Non-Parametric, Massively Parallelized Multiscale Vessel Detection Method for Complex Vascular Structures
Herricks High School Sajni Parikh The Effects of Brassinolide and Indole-3-Acetic Acid on Gossypium hirsutum, Variety MAXXA GTO
Huntington High School Everett Coraor Experimental Insights into Evolved Magmas on Olympus Mons, Mars
Jericho High School Brittany Hsu Engineering Chemically Tailored Hybrid Fibrous Adsorbents for Arsenic Remediation
  Pragya Kakani The Novel Use of Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) to Observe Apoptosis in Oligodendrocytes
  Yvette Leung Investigating Vertebrate Dental Stem Cell Growth and Novel Signaling Cascades in Danio rerio
  Brandon Li Pore Size Reduction of Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) Scaffolds for High Performance Microfiltration
  Zachary Porges Emotion Select: Interpreting Emotions through Digital Image Collections
John F. Kennedy High School, Bellmore Daniel Bornstein An Analysis of Photosynthesis in Poplar Inoculated with Endophytic Bacteria
  Barri Bruno An Exploratory Study on the Effect of Music on Linguistic Productivity in Low Functioning Children with Autis
  Stephanie Weiner The Influence of Social Network Position on Preference Convergence
John L. Miller-Great Neck North High School Stephanie Chiang Characterization of Aerosolized Particles During a Cyanobacterial Bloom in Lake Agawam, NY: Implications for Cloud Condensation Nuclei (CCN) Formation
  Daniel Katz Using the Transport Coefficient to Probe the Coupling of the Quark Gluon Plasma Produced in Au + Au Collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
  Ho Sung Kim Micro RNA Expression to Distinguish Mesothelioma from Adenocarcinoma
Kings Park High School Jason Chaves Inaccuracies in the Single Nucleus Approximation Due to the Presence of Light Nuclei
Lawrence High School Paul Masih Das A Novel Chemical Synthesis for >1 MUm2 Graphene Sheets
Locust Valley High School Cristina Sorrento The Regulatory Effects of p21CIP1/WAF1 on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation and Differentiation Following Ionizing Radiation
Lynbrook High School Mary Denyse Magilligan Pioneer Organism for Planetary Engineering of Mars
Manhasset High School Bernard Liu A Possible New Approach to Positron Emission Tomography using Time of Flight from Multi-Gap Resistive Plate Chambers to Replace or Enhance the use of Inorganic Crystals
North Shore Hebrew Academy High School Sarah Ditchek Sea Surface Pressure: A Candidate Variable for Hurricane Tracking Prediction
  Joshua Pfeffer Super Kahler-Ricci Flow
  Solomon Swartz Development of a Novel Thermoresponsive Hydrogel for Post-Lumpectomy Breast Reconstruction
North Shore High School Cole Korponay Creating a System of Three-Body Interactions without Two-Body Interactions using DNA Nanotechnology
Oceanside High School Brian Kelly An Evaluation of the Toxicity and Binding Affinity of Curcumin and Curcumin Sulfate on Cancer Cell Lines
Paul D. Schreiber High School Elizabeth Corteselli Effects of Winter Climate Change on Belowground Productivity and Fine Root Mortality in a Northeastern Spruce-fir Forest
  Alexander Costenoble Effect of the Electrolyte Solution Composition on Electron Transfer Rates at Carbon Electrodes
  Nicole Meyers Optimizing the Synthesis of a Dipyrromethane for Porphyrin Preparation
  Sarah Pierce The Effects of Birth Order and Total Number of Offspring on the Mortality and Survival ofÄPapioÄ Cynocephalus Anubis Infants
Pierson High School Amanda Holder Isolation of Structural Studies of the Biologically Active Component from Kretzschmaria deusta
Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School Jason Littman The Development of siRNA Delivery Systems for Oncogene Suppression in Human Cancers
  Georgios Mourdoukoutas Anesthetic Action of Isoflurane on Human Glycine Receptor Channels
  Alyssa Reimer Design and Synthesis of 11C-Labeled Tumor-Targeting Modules and a Taxoid-Based Drug Conjugate Containing Dual Tumor-Targeting Modules
Roslyn High School Samantha Halpern Expression Profiling of Putative microRNA in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
  Anouva Kalra-Lall The Parkinson's Conundrum: Comparison of Cellular Concentrations of Dopamine and Morphine via Novel Time-Resolved Fluorescence Assay Reveals Endogenous Morphine Levels May Be Linked to Parkinsonian Symptoms
  Lauren Kobrick Unsafe at Any Speed: A Comparison of Teenage Perceptions of Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana and Alcohol
  Kevin Xu Relationships between Oncologist Gender, Participatory Decision Making, Anxiety and Breast Cancer Cure
Smithtown High School East John Dodaro Search and Identification of Cosmic Rays in Radar Echo
  Alexander Spangher Gold Nanoparticle Catalysis of CO- in PEM Fuel Cell
Smithtown High School West Reena Glaser Utilizing Cell-Surface Interactions for Adipose-derived Stem Cell Biomineralization
South Side High School Alyssa Ehrlich Effects of Starvation on Wild Type and Adipose60 Mutant Drosophila melanogaster
  Lori Ying Female Mating Patterns and Mate Quality in the Dengue Vector Mosquito, Aedes aegypti
Syosset High School Dylan Assael An Unexpected Role for Picocyanobacteria in the Marine Silicon Cycle
  Devi Mehrotra A Study to Elucidate the Role of Nitric Oxide in Parkinson's Disease Pathogenesis
  John Sullivan A Game Theoretical Analysis of the Equity of Colorado River Water Distribution
Uniondale High School Neil Muir Engineering Non Halogen Based Biodegradable Flame Retardants
Ward Melville High School Yuval Calev Language Perception, Production, and Memory: A Comparison of Older and Younger Adults
  Conor Diviney The Synthesis of Compounds as Inhibitors of the Menaquinone Biosynthetic Pathway in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  Ruoyi Jiang Targeting Loop Dynamics in BetaI/BetaIII Isotype Tubulin: The Application of In Silico Techniques in Combating Chemotherapy Drug Resistance
  Andrew Li An Estimate of the Viscosity of the Quark-Gluon Plasma via Anisotropic Flow Measured in Au + Au Collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
  Pooja Mysore Effects of Algorithmically Derived Calcitonin Receptor Peptide on the Formation of Bone Matrix
  Rashmi Rao Pattern Classification of fMRI Data for Understanding Brain Activity in Drug Users
  Nimali Weerasooriva Inhibition of Fatty Acid Biosynthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Towards a Novel Tuberculosis Chemotherapeutic
William A. Shine-Great Neck South High School Charles Starr The Effect of N-Terminal Mutations on Rad54 Function