Students and Scientists 2012

NEWSLETTER

Summer 2012 Scientists:
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia
FCCC Mentors – Drs. Jose & Irma Russo; Julia Pereira, PhD

Stony Brook University, Sitharaman Lab
Stony Brook Mentor – Dr. Balaji Sitharaman & Juee Vinayak

Shown here left to right – Danielle Ferstler, Northport HS; Siraat Zafar, Walt Whitman HS; Victor Tellez, Huntington HS; Collin Francis, Huntington HS; Greta Huang, Commack HS; Nikki Rodgers, Walt Whitman HS.

Shown here left to right – Danielle Ferstler, Northport HS; Siraat Zafar, Walt Whitman HS; Victor Tellez, Huntington HS; Collin Francis, Huntington HS; Greta Huang, Commack HS; Nikki Rodgers, Walt Whitman HS.

Brookhaven National Lab
Lab Mentors – Drs. Michael Sivertz & Stefan Tafr

Posters and Abstracts:


Kayla Nevile continued study "The Effects of Surface Coatings on the Drug Delivery Capacity of Oxidized Graphene Nanoribbons" 
Simmon Fellowship Award at Stony Brook University
Poster and Abstract

Siraat Zafar and Victor Tellez "Effect of the Toxicity of Graphene Nanoplatelets on Cancerous and Non-Cancerous Cells"
Stony Brook University
Poster and Abstract
Greta Huang and Collin Francis
"An Analysis of P53 Role in DNA Damage and Senescence Response to Ionizing Radiation"
Brookhaven National Lab
Poster and Abstract
Danielle Ferstler "The Effect of 17B-estradiol on bsMCF Cell Proliferation"
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Poster and Abstract
Nikki Rodgers

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Abstract

Danielle Ferstler, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Danielle Ferstler, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Brookhaven National Lab student interns Greta Huang (2nd left) and Collin Francis (last right) make presentations August 9th at the NASA Space Radiation Lab. Thank you Dr. Michael Sivertz and Dr. Stefan Tafrov for taking time out of their schedule.

Brookhaven National Lab student interns Greta Huang
(2nd left) and Collin Francis (last right) make
presentations August 9th at the NASA Space
Radiation Lab. Thank you Dr. Michael Sivertz and
Dr. Stefan Tafrov for taking time out of their schedule.

Nikki Rodgers, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Nikki Rodgers, Fox Chase Cancer Center


Huntington Youth Council's Science Forum Video feat. our Students and Scientists Environmental Research Program

Our Students were stellar presenting their abstracts to the Huntington Youth Council. The Science Forum was sponsored by Councilwoman Susan A. Berland. If you missed them at Huntington Town Hall check out http:// preventionisthecure.org/ index.php/ students-a-scientists to download your copy of S.T.O.R.I and watch the Science Forum ON AIR.

 

The Students were broadcast on Cablevisions Channel 18 and Fios Channel 38.

Watch the 4 Part Science Forum Now!

PART 1

PART 2

PART 3

PART 4

More pictures


 
 

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Students & Scientists Environmental Research Scholarship Program, SSERSP, post orientation meeting. Joining the students from L to R Northport HS Teacher Brian Horan, Commack School Director of Science K-12 District Alison Offerman-Celentano, Huntington HS Chair of Science & IT Rai Monsanto, Lisa Kratter HBCAC S&S coordinator, Huntington HS Teacher Laurie Kenny, TOH Council Women Susan Berland, and Walt Whitman HS Principal Kathy Acker.

Students & Scientists Environmental Research Scholarship Program, SSERSP, post orientation meeting. Joining the students from L to R Northport HS Teacher Brian Horan, Commack School Director of Science K-12 District
Alison Offerman-Celentano, Huntington HS Chair of Science & IT Rai Monsanto, Lisa Kratter HBCAC S&S coordinator, Huntington HS Teacher Laurie Kenny, TOH Council Women Susan Berland, and Walt Whitman HS Principal Kathy Acker.

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Volunteering! Danielle Ferstler, shares valuable breast health information at Walt Whitman Mall.

Volunteering! Danielle Ferstler, shares valuable
breast health information at Walt Whitman Mall.

Prevention Is The Cure Fashion and Facts Fundraiser,  presenting participants:Greta Huang, Kayla Neville and 2011 Alumni Josh Solomowitz.

Prevention Is The Cure Fashion and Facts Fundraiser
presenting participants:Greta Huang, Kayla Neville and 2011 Alumni Josh Solomowitz.

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Community Outreach! Huntington Hispanic Heritage Celebration and Festival 2012, SSERSP Victor Tellez and HBCAC’s April Hannan

Community Outreach! Huntington Hispanic Heritage Celebration and Festival 2012, SSERSP Victor Tellez and HBCAC’s April Hannan

Long Island Teen Environmental Activists, LITEA 2012-2013 President Siraat Zafar 4th in from right, Victor Tellez 3rd from right

Long Island Teen Environmental Activists, LITEA 2012-2013 President Siraat Zafar 4th in from right, Victor Tellez 3rd from right

Shopping For a Cause Fundraiser. Making music at Macy's, Kayla Neville  and Nikki Rodgers.

Shopping For a Cause Fundraiser. Making music at Macy's, Kayla Neville  and Nikki Rodgers.

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Dr. Birnbaum taking a moment to hear about Greta’s study at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Dr. Birnbaum taking a moment to hear about Greta’s study at Brookhaven National
Laboratory.

Frank M. Biro, MD reviews Danielle’s work.

Frank M. Biro, MD reviews Danielle’s work.

(left to right) Greta Huang, Dr. Birnbuam, Danielle Ferstler, Collin Francis

(left to right) Greta Huang, Dr. Birnbuam, Danielle Ferstler, Collin Francis

Victor Tellez sharing his experience at Fox Chase Cancer Center with Paul Yaswen, PhD, LBNL, BERKLEY

Victor Tellez sharing his experience at Fox Chase Cancer Center with Paul Yaswen, PhD, LBNL, BERKLEY

Kayla Neville continues at Stony Brook Sitharaman Lab and presents at BCERP conference

Kayla Neville continues at Stony Brook
Sitharaman Lab and presents at BCERP
conference

Collin discusses his summer experience at the BCERP conference

Collin discusses his summer experience at the BCERP conference

NIEHS Director Linda Birnbaum providing guidance.

NIEHS Director Linda Birnbaum providing
guidance.