Dylan Makani Won 1st Place for Long Island Science and Engineering Fair!
He worked in collaboration with Jacqueline Balestrieri (St. Anthony’s High School) and Tong Cassandra Ye (Half Hollow Hills East High School) and the title of their project is "Mitigation of TiO2 Stress and Characterization of a Putative Brassinosteroid Insensitive-1 Gene in Lemna minor". Pictures attached.
This is the THIRD year in a row NSHAHS moves on to the International Science and Engineering Fair!Dylan is an active research student involved in Dr. Lisa Runco's Science Research Program and performed this work through the iResearch Summer Program at Nassau Community College.
2017-2018 Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Honorable Mention Winners
Congrats to North Shore Juniors Eden Schneck, Ella Shakin, and Ethan Abizadeh!
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Dear Dr. Runco,
Thank you for coming to Town Hall to celebrate the accomplishments of our students in Town of North Hempstead.
Please find a picture of Scott Soifer below. I am sure this is only the beginning for Mr. Soifer.
Councilwoman Anna KaplanScott Soifer (center w/ award); Dr. Lisa Runco (white scarf)
Eight of our students participated in the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair (LISEF) at Crest Hollow Country Club yesterday, February 6th. Two of our students qualified for Round 2 - 10th grader Dylan Makani and 9th grader Theodore Berger! Round 2 will be held at Crest Hollow Country Club on March 7, 2018.
Theodore Berger’s Research Project: "Glutamate is a Regulator of the Bone-derived Hormone Sclerostin: A Potential
Treatment for Bone Metabolism Diseases". Theo performed this work at Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Genetics and Development, in collaboration with his partner Ling Shi (far left) (Great Neck South High School).
Dylan Makani’s Research Project: "Mitigation of TiO2 Stress and Characterization of a Putative Brassinosteroid Insensitive-1 Gene in Lemna minor". Dylan performed this work through the iResearch Summer Program at Nassau Community College. Dylan teamed up with Jacqueline Balestrieri (St. Anthony’s High School) and Tong Cassandra Ye (Half Hollow Hills East High School) to perform the research work.
Sophomore Eden Schneck has been invited to intern during Summer 2017 in the laboratory of Dr. David Thanassi, Ph.D., Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Center for Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook University - School of Medicine.
Congratulations Eden! Great job!
Ben Gilman has been accepted into the High School Research Program at Brookhaven National Laboratory this summer. The HSRP is a highly competitive six week education program for students interested in pursuing STEM studies. Specifically, Ben has been selected to work in the Computer Science & Mathematics Department.
Great job Ben! https://www.bnl.gov/education/program.asp?q=219
Arielle Rothman has been selected as a Winner/Honorable Mention for The American Society of Human Genetics 2017 DNA Day International Essay Contest. Arielle’s essay was selected from over 650 submitted essays to reach the final round. The announcement of winners will take place on DNA Day, Tuesday, April 25th. Please note: This is the 2nd year NSHAHS has placed in this International competition - Stacy Okin was an Honorable Mention in 2016.
Excellent work Arielle! http://www.ashg.org/education/dnaday_winners_2017.shtml
Scott Soifer (Grade 11)
"The Heat Free Car - Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention System"
North Shore has 3 students advancing to Round 2 in the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair competition! This is a tremendous honor and a very exciting opportunity for these students. Special thanks to the NSHAHS Science Research Coordinator, Dr. Lisa Runco. Students will be competing on March 23rd, at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY.
Congratulations and good luck to:
Shani Kahan (Grade 12)
Search Engine Optimization (SEO): Majestic Backlink Exporter
Arielle Rothman (Grade 12)
Design of a Functional Assay to Induce Stem Cell-Derived Beta Cell Maturation
Scott Soifer (Grade 11)
The Heat Free Car - Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention System (Second-Generation Prototype)
CONGRATULATIONS to Scott Soifer on securing this exciting internship!
This summer, Scott Soifer will be working in the laboratory of Katia Bertoldi, PhD at
Harvard's School of Engineering & Applied Sciences.
BIG NEWS !!!!!!!
We have 4 semifinalists in the very prestigious national Conrad Spirit of Innovation Competition
Mazel Tov to:
Ben Gilman: BNGO Tech - PhishNet
Benji Kalmanowitz: The Heatstroke Preventers - Heat-Free Car (Life Saver): Second Generation
Noah Oberstein: BNGO Tech - PhishNet
Scott Soifer: The Heatstroke Preventers - Heat-Free Car (Life Saver): Second Generation
This is quite an accomplishment.
Also thank you to Dr. Lisa Runco, faculty member of our Science Research team for her excellent instruction and mentorship.
Take a look at the post on the NSHA HS Science Research Website: