Category Award Name School Title
Animal Sciences 1st Maiya Ali Raghu (Syosset High School) Syosset High School The Effect of EGCG on Oxidative Stress in C. elegans
2nd Jordyn Paige Krinsky (John F. Kennedy High School) John F. Kennedy High School The Combinatorial Effects of Diet and Caffeine Mitigate Parkinson's Disease in a Drosophila melanogaster System
3rd Julia Mary Levine (John F. Kennedy High School) John F. Kennedy High School Reduced Fasciclin 2 Expression in Drosophila melanogaster Leads to Impaired Locomotor Function and Abnormal Stress Response Following Dietary Alterations of Carbohydrates in a Celiac Disease Model
H.M Mary Helen Menger (Sacred Heart Academy) Sacred Heart Academy Canaries in the Coalmine: Evaluating the Effect of Petrochemical Contamination on the Cardiovascular Health of Daphnia Magna
Behavioral and Social Sciences 1st Isabella Souza (Syosset High School) Syosset High School Seeing Through the Scan: The Impact of fMRI Evidence on Juror Satisfaction and Verdicts
1st Nethmi Withanage (Smithtown High School East) Smithtown High School East The Analysis of the Use of Color in Pandemic Artwork Using Digital Quantifications
1st Carly Sara Friedman (Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School) Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School Education During a Pandemic: Exploring the Effectiveness of Synchronous versus Asynchronous E-learning From A Teacher's Perspective
2nd Aaliyah Naomi Bullen (Half Hollow Hills West) Half Hollow Hills West The Prevalence of Energy Intake Methods in New York State Obesity Prevention Policies
3rd Erin Lynn Ye (Huntington High School) Huntington High School Desde Casa: Examining the Correlation between Perception of Learning in a Virtual Model and Bilingual Vocabulary Knowledge in Spanish-Speaking ENL Students
H.M Jennie Dapice (Syosset High School) Syosset High School The Influence of Political Party on the Extent of State E-cigarette Regulation
H.M Elianna Michelle Rivera (W. Tresper Clarke High School) W. Tresper Clarke High School Measuring Opportunity for Immigrants Through the Creation of a Political Index: A Longitudinal Study
Biomedical and Health Sciences 1st Samantha Rose Radinsky (Paul D. Schreiber High School) Paul D. Schreiber High School The role of bone lineage cells during digit tip regeneration in adult mice
1st Yifang Zha (The Wheatley School) The Wheatley School Curcumin and Capsaicin Synergistically Suppress Neuroblastoma Tumor Development
2nd Natalia Pahlavan (Jericho High School) Jericho High School AcuRe: Third-Generation Machine Learning Cancer Detection Model Using Nanopore Read Alignments
3rd Akshay Malhotra (Ward Melville High School) Ward Melville High School Impact of Body Mass Index on Clinical Presentation, Management, and Outcomes in Adults with Cardiac Arrest Undergoing Coronary Angiogram
H.M Rhea Rasquinha (Herricks High School) Herricks High School Identifying the Prognostic, Tumor-suppressive and Immunologic Roles of IRF5 in Breast Cancer
H.M Andrew Khanin (Cold Spring Harbor High School) Cold Spring Harbor High School Testing the Effects of Flavorant Propylene Glycol Acetals on the Locomotor Behavior of Drosophila Melanogaster Using the Rapid Iterative Negative Geotaxis (RING) Assay
Cellular and Molecular Biology AND BioChemistry 1st Neil Mehta (Ward Melville High School) Ward Melville High School The Effect of IL-22 Stimulation on Paneth Cell Granule Morphology and Epithelial Cell Proliferation
2nd Kyle Pinzon (Herricks High School) Herricks High School Screening and Modifying DEDDh Exonuclease Inhibitors for Targeting the SARS-CoV-2 nsp14 ExoN Catalytic Site
3rd Miah Christina Margiano (St Anthony's High School) St Anthony's High School Synergy of Treatment: Therapeutic Vulnerabilities in Small Cell Lung Cancer
Chemistry AND Material Science AND Energy:Sustainable Materials & Design 1st Brian Insuhp Lee (Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School) Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School Evaluating the efficacy of repurposed and modified traditional eastern medicinal compounds on Coronavirus Family specific target structures.
2nd Nishanth Chinnadurai (East Meadow High School), Udithi Kothapalli (St Anthony's High School), Hugo Patrick Onghai (Earl L. Vandermeulen High School/Port Jefferson UFSD) East Meadow High School Molecular-Imprinted Biosensor for SARS-CoV-2 Detection
3rd Benjamin Alex Sherman (George W. Hewlett High School) George W. Hewlett High School Size Optimization of Gold Nanoparticles Functionalized on PEMFC Interfaces to Increase Power Efficiency
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 1st Danielle Lauren Gruber (Great Neck North High School) Great Neck North High School A Game Theoretic Model of the Resting State Brain
1st Catherine Kim (Jericho High School) Jericho High School Novel Prediction of Adverse Drug Reactions and Underlying Pathological Mechanisms via Hierarchical Classification
2nd Reid Fleishman (William A. Shine Great Neck South High School) William A. Shine Great Neck South High School Creation of a Machine Learning App to Facilitate Pancreatic Cancer Prediction
3rd Mir Zayid Alam (Manhasset High School) Manhasset High School Identification of Genetic Biomarkers for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using an Automated Microarray-Based Pipeline and Pathway Enrichment
H.M Chapin Luke Zerner (Commack High School) Commack High School Using Machine Learning to Predict Features Related to the Adaptive Immune Response in COVID-19
H.M Michael Chu (Syosset High School) Syosset High School CoronaXNet: Using Convolutional Neural Networks to Automate the Detection of COVID-19 from Chest X-Ray Images
Earth and Environmental Sciences 1st Ashley Katherine Roth (Lynbrook High School) Lynbrook High School Aquatic Habitat Nitrate Levels on Long Island: The Effect of High Nitrate Levels on Anuran Species Abundance
1st Rithika Narayan (Elwood - John H. Glenn) Elwood - John H. Glenn Harnessing Deep Learning to Assess Coral Reef Health through Crowd-sourced Efforts
2nd Brianna Han (Commack High School) Commack High School Markov chain Monte Carlo methods for estimating rainfall rate from dual-polarization weather radar
3rd Blessycicilia Sebastian (W. Tresper Clarke High School) W. Tresper Clarke High School Analyzing the Effect of Silver Nanoparticles on Aquatic Daphnia Magna
H.M Rebecca Cho (Jericho High School) Jericho High School Associations between the North Atlantic Subtropical High and Tropical Cyclone Movement and Precipitation
H.M Noel F Manalil (East Meadow High School), Jayden Abraham (East Meadow High School) East Meadow High School The Effects of Media and Hydraulic Retention time on Nitrogen Retention in Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatment
Embedded Systems AND Engineering Mechanics 1st Margaret Anne Gates (Wantagh High School) Wantagh High School Autonomous Wildfire Detection and Containment System
2nd Ryan WIlliam Menier (Kings Park High School) Kings Park High School The Electron Ion Collider and the Evaluation of Steering Magnets for the Polarized Electron Source Prototype
Environmental Engineering 1st Julius Yoh (Manhasset High School) Manhasset High School The Optimization of Desalination and Ion-Removal Rate Through the Engineering of Novel Turbulent Modular Designs in an Electrodialysis System
2nd Maya Lillian Maciel-Seidman (Bethpage High School), Suchitha Channapatna (Bethpage High School), Ruchitha Channapatna (Bethpage High School) Bethpage High School Solar-Powered Soil Sensing Robot: A Novel Agricultural Device for Monitoring Moisture and pH
Math AND Physics & Astronomy 1st Kathryn Elizabeth Postiglione (Lynbrook High School) Lynbrook High School Analyzing the Photometry of Star Cluster Messier 39: Creation of Color Magnitude Diagram, Age Calculation, and Distance Measurement
2nd Uma Arengo (Long Beach High School) Long Beach High School Using Box-Counting Dimension to Quantify the Progressive Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy
3rd Sameer Singh (Valley Stream South High School) Valley Stream South High School Exo2: An Investigation into a Novel Characterization Model for Transit Photometry
Microbiology 1st Giselle Leah Rasquinha (Syosset High School) Syosset High School FD028: A Bifunctional HIV-1 Inactivator Acts Before Host Cell Entry
2nd Christopher Edward Alexander (Elmont Memorial) Elmont Memorial Avian Paramyxovirus Serotype 4 (APMV-4) Promotes Apoptotic Cell Death & Stimulated Immune Responses in Malignant Melanoma and Relapse Cancers in respect to Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV): Characterization of a Novel Oncolytic Virus
Plant Sciences 1st Blake Charles Lippman (George W. Hewlett High School), Tyler Logan Bissoondial (John F. Kennedy High School) George W. Hewlett High School Lipopolysaccharide and Galactose Induce Cell Death in Prothallial Cells of Gametophytes of Ceratopteris richardii
Robotics and Intelligent Machines 1st Ethan Horowitz (Manhasset High School) Manhasset High School CET-CNN: Modular Hierarchical Image Classification Using Conditional-Execution Tree CNNs
2nd Mark Shapiro (Half Hollow Hills East) Half Hollow Hills East Analysis of Neural Network Community Structure: a Network-Theoretic Approach
Systems Software 1st James Connor (Northport High School) Northport High School Attributing State-backed Information Operations on Twitter through Machine Learning
2nd Steven Anthony Cayea (St Anthony's High School) St Anthony's High School Efficiency of Data Compression Algorithms for Low-Cost Laser Transceivers
Translational Medical Science AND Biomedical Engineering 1st Janice Kirti Rateshwar (Jericho High School) Jericho High School Molecular Mechanisms of Direct Inhibition of NF-κB Subunits by 9-chloro-8-(hexyloxy)-2H-chromeno[2,3-d] pyrimidine-2,4(3H)-dione (IT-848)
2nd Alice Zhaoyi Chen (Jericho High School) Jericho High School MRgRT and delta radiomics: Early prediction of survival in pancreatic cancer