Brainy high school students show off their Columbia research

City high school students who spent their summers working with the world’s leading neuroscientists at Columbia University’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute presented their research findings at a Friday science fair in Washington Heights.The event, held in a Columbia research lab, allowed a dozen teen geniuses to show off and give brainy lectures on their projects in science, technology, engineering and math — better known as STEM. South Bronx teen Edgar Garcia investigated the function of specialized neurons that help relay sensory information from the outside world. Students who spent their summer participating in the Brain Research Apprenticeships in New York At Columbia program show off their projects at a science fair at the Columbia University Medical Center. (Angus Mordant/for New York Daily News) “Working in a lab…


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