Awards

24th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference, April 8 - 10, 2016

Congratulations to Francisco Caban for winning First Place for Poster Presentation in Chemistry Division at CSTEP Statewide Student Conference!

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Francisco's mentor is Dr. Sujun Wei and the project title is Synthesis of X-shape molecules as electron acceptors in organic solar cells.

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), November 11-14th, 2015

Congratulations to our all winners!

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Congratulations to our MSEIP winners!

Bharti Kumari ABRCMS Award
Bharti Kumari, Dr. Nidhi Gadura - Comparison of Copper Surface Mediated Toxicity in Gram-positive, Gram-negative Bacteria and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.


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Wilson Nieves, Dr. Naydu Carmona, Dr. Peter Novick, Dr. Monica Trujillo - Elucidation of the Role of Rhomboid Proteins in Streptomyces.

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Maria Anaya, Shayna Sosnowik, Chung Him Tse, Joshua C. Brumberg, Areti Tsimounis
- Morphological characterization of supragranular neurons in the primary somatosensory cortex

48th Annual MACUB (Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists) Conference Nov 7, 2015

Congratulations to our MSEIP winners!

1st Place Winners

Joey Costanzo

Joey Costanzo, Dr. George Proteasa - Extract from Plantago Lanceolata has an Important Mucolytic Effect on the Respiratory Tract Mucus.
Developmental Biology Category

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Haseeb Shah, Dr. Nidhi Gadura - Determining the Genetic Pathways Involved in Cell Death of Copper Treated Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Genetics Category

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Bharti Kumari, Dr. Nidhi Gadura - Comparison of Copper Surface Mediated Toxicity in Gram-positive, Gram-negative Bacteria and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Microbiology Category


2nd Place Winners

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Maria Villa, Dr. Susan McLaughlin - The PKD2 Activator Triptolide Stimulates Cnidocyte Discharge in Hydra.
Developmental Biology Category

Irene Sun
Irene Sun, Dr. Andrew Van Nguyen - Examining the Effect of Anti-Phospholipid Antibody on microRNA Regulation of Tissue Factor in Breast Cancer Tumor Progression.
Genetics Category

3rd Place Winners

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Wilson Nieves, Dr. Naydu Carmona, Dr. Peter Novick, Dr. Monica Trujillo - Elucidation of the Role of Rhomboid Proteins in Streptomyces.
Microbiology Category

Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference on April 18th 2015 at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT.

Let us congratulate our QCC MSEIP students and their mentors for presenting and winning at Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference on April 18th at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT Over 300 faculty and students attended the conference from across the region with 104 presentations.

Ricky Shao – 1st Place in Life Sciences Category – Mentor Dr. Nidhi Gadura

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Bharti Kumari – 1st Place in Genomics – Mentor Dr. Nidhi Gadura


Brunilda Estrada – 2nd Place in Genomics – Mentor Dr. Peter Novick

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16 QCC MSEIP students presented at this conference from Biology, Chemistry and Physics Department;

Maria Anaya (Mentor, Dr. Areti Tsimounis),
Brunila Estrada (Mentor, Dr. Peter Novick),
Jean Carlos Arache, Shovaine Singh, Irene Sun (Mentor, Dr. Andrew Nguyen),
Farah Gedeon (Mentor, Dr. Mohammad Javdan),
Mercedes Polanco (Mentor, Dr. Sara D. Engoron),
Haseeb Shah, Bharti Kumari, Ricky Shao (Mentor, Dr. Nidhi Gadura),
Silvia Salamone (Mentor, Dr. David Sarno),
Hyo Jung Shin, Brian Um (Mentor, Dr. Jung Shin),
Udya Dewanamuni (Mentor, Dr. Paris Svoronos),
Rahel Steffen (Mentor, Dr. Sunil Dehipawala)
Maria Villa (Mentor, Dr. Susan McLaughlin)

We would like to thank all mentors for their hard work and dedication to their students. Our students work really hard to compete with mostly senior college students to present their work.

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Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.