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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Oceanside High students earn honors at science conference
Courtesy Oceanside School District
From left, Principal Geraldine DeCarlo, research coordinator Heather Hall, Leslie Toohey, Kara Zielinski, Maggie Poulos, Joseph Schindler and social sciences research teacher Marla Kilfoyle.

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


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