Oceanside High students earn honors at science conference


Four Oceanside High School senior research students were selected as regional semifinalists in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. They number among a group of 70 students selected from the New York City metropolitan area.

The students and their projects:

Leslie Toohey: An Analysis of Growth Rates and Nitrogen Uptake in an Abundant Seaweed in Jamaica Bay

Kara Zielinski: A Novel Role for the KASH-Domain Protein Klarsicht in Integrin and Microtubule Regulation

Maggie Poulos: Adolescent Socialization to Gender Roles: Mothers’ Work Status and Its Influence on Gender Roles and Socialization in the American Family

Joseph Schindler: The Role of Macrophage-Derived IGF-1 in Lipolysis