Research Projects
by BioBus Jr. Scientists

Using Mushrooms to remediate NYC soils

Karen Ni

Urban Foraging

Alaha Nasari

Lead remediation in NYC soils

Tiffany Zeng

Garden Biodiversity Curriculum

Grace Nkrumah

Jellyfish vs Depth in the Hudson River

Chosen Archie, Alexis Gutierrez, Edward Thompson

Ideal Habitat for Oysters

Lisa Farley, Zion Irvine, Jason Marte

Exploring the Biodiversity of three Lower East Side Community Gardens in NYC

Kendra Ing

Brain and the Brainless: Euglena, Perception and Brainwaves

Joseph Parziale, Yeuming Li, Megan Vetter

Baylander Exploration - Hudson River Ecology

Busayo Oluwagbamila, Shemar Rhoden, Joseph Alemar

New York City Virus Hunters

Shatoni Bailey, Teresa Bautista, Djenabou Diallo, Joel Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez

The Effect of Microplastics on Terrestrial and Aquatic Organisms

Angelina Li, Rubie Menendez, Lou-Ann Sire

The effect of classical music on working memory and processing speed

Lauren Conner, Hamza Alamgir, Chosen Archie

Effects of Dauer on C. elegans Behaviors: Assessing Impact of Various Induction Methods Across Mutants

Emily Eichenholtz, Wamia Siddiqui, Lee-Ashlie Fang

Analysis of Drosophila melanogaster preference to Food-infused Ethanol

Vanessa Akwada, Leya Groysman

Marine Cladoceran Form and Function: Biological Illustration

Brianna Brookes


Nico Bustamante, Addeson Lehv

The Filtration Potential of Oysters to Purify NYC's Waterways

Naomi Moriera, Sharlene Odame, Hallie Robin

Illuminating the Brain

Sally Lau

Can Hydra, an organism with no brain but a nerve network, be conditioned?

Seher Ali, Isuri Poththewela

Mushroom Growth Viability in NYC Community Gardens

Candida Barreto

Decomposition Class

Marikit Moreno

Garden Biodiversity Curriculum 3rd-6th grade

Laura Saint-Victor

Here 2 Stay! Sessile Organisms in the Hudson River Estuary

Hamza Alamgir, Elsa Sam

What's on the menu for eels?

Julianne Aguilar, Sofia Lopez, Miles Larkins

Neighborhood Soil Science Curriculum

Jane Rhee, Joseph Parziale, Shemar Rhoden

Studying antibiotic resistance of gut bacteria in Molgula manhattensis

Marina Delgado

Analysis of the Benefits of Community Gardens

Mit Patel

Developing a method for species identification in crustaceans

Brianna Brookes

Particulate Matter in Upper Manhattan and the South Bronx

Jason Marte, Ivy Martinez, Miah Soto

Isolation in the pandemic: A social experiment

Tishai Coke, Ameria Elliot, Milan Ndjiki

How does social contact affect my mental health?

Teresa Bautista, Elani Colon

Ants-wering Questions: Effects of Antenna Alteration on Ant Behavior

Busayo Oluwagbamila

The Effects of Soil Lead Contamination on Wisconsin Fast Plants (Brassica rapa)

Bea Mace, Zarifa Akbary

Daphnia in Microplastics

Zarina Akbary

All About Hydra: A guide for Teachers

Vanessa Akwada, Sofia Vazquez

Drunk Drosophila: Analysis of Long and Short-Term Exposure of Apterous (wingless) Drosophila Melanogaster to Ethanol

Vanessa Akwada, Aina Muhd Shahrulmiza

Focus on Eyes

Ahmed Alzibairi

This page was created by BioBus Summer 2021 Jr. Scientist William Rhee.