• Presidential Scholar 2021: Lara Ozkan


    REGENERON Science Talent Search 2021 - FINALIST (Top 40, $25,000 award)

    Gomez, Michael, 17, Underscoring the “Hypo-Hyper” Duality of Celecoxib in Melanocyte Pigmentation

    REGENERON Science Talent Search 2021 - SEMI-FINALIST/SCHOLAR

    Choe, Erica

    The Effect of Human Hepcidin and Pseudosciaenacrocea Hepcidin on the Prevention & Mitigation of Staphylococcus epidermidis Biofilm

    Gordon, Shayna Eve

    FTY720 Enhances Remyelination in Sciatic Nerve Cells: A Targeted Approach to Treating Peripheral Nervous System Demyelinating Diseases

    Hashem, Emily Nadia

    Contextualizing IP3 Receptor-Dependent Astrocytic TGF-b Signaling in Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability: A Novel Functional Role

    Karam, Sarah

    GRN Acts as a Novel Biomarker of Chemotherapy Resistance in Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Kim, Isabel Yoonsuh

    Voltage-Dependent Anion Channel 1 (VDAC1) Expression in Retinal Cells Under Varying Glucose Conditions

    Ozkan, Lara

    Identifying the Causal Mediators Between Diet, Obesity, and Cancer

    Shefter, Sasha

    The Role of 5-fluorouracil in the Late Twentieth Century Decline of Cancer Mortality in the United States

    Shaik, Raiyaan

    The p53 Dependent and Independent Chemotherapeutic Potential of TQ in Breast Cancer:Targets In-Vitro and In-Silico


    New Jersey Academy of Sciences 2021 State Finalists:

    Category: Health and Medicine

    1st Place: Neha Vazakar- Reducing Oxidative Stress in Macular Degeneration

    2nd Place: Zerlina Huang-The health benefits of betalains in Alzheimer's Disease.

    Category: Cell and Molecular Biology

    1st Place: Myra Dhingra-Mitigating Cognitive Impairments in Parkinson’s Disease: A Novel Approach

    2nd Place: Harnoor Sachar-Alcohol Addiction: Effect of Inflammatory Cytokines

    Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) National Finalists 2021:

    Harnoor Sachar (First Place):Alcohol Addiction: Effect of Inflammatory Cytokines on Endothelial Barrier Development

    SangHoon Jung :SELD: A Novel Stacked Ensemble Approach to Skin Lesion Diagnosis

    Patryk Dabek, People's Choice Award 


    Other JSHS State Finalists:


    BCA Expo 2021 - ISEF

    Remington Kim:  OrphaDRGL: A Novel Deep Learning-based Orphan Disease Drug Repositioning Approach

    Seton Liu:  SOX9: Master Regulator of EMT in Chemoresistance and Metastasis

    Kannammai Pichappan:  Schwann Cell Support: Novel Approach to Peripheral Nervous System Disease

    NJ FFA Agriscience Fair 2021

    Environmental :  Tom King took 1st place  and  Pauline Liu & Abby Saks took 2nd place, both of these projects using our new Coral tanks.
    Food Science: Bryant Kye & Emma Brown took 2nd Place
    Plant Science:  Sarah Bae took 2nd place.

    National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium 2021

    Sanghoon Jung: SELD: A Novel Stacked Ensemble Approach to Skin Lesion Diagnosis
    Harnoor Sachar: The Role of Inflammatory Cytokines (IL-6 and IL-1β) in Alcohol Addiction