Biology Professors Logan Donaldson and Vivian Saridakis in the Faculty of Science and Georg Zoidl in the Faculties of Science and Health have uncovered new structural details about a brain cell signalling protein called CASKIN2 that offer insights into how this protein plays a role in neurotransmission.
The Sunnybrook Vaughan Estate was home to more than 85 guests this year for 14th annual Fisher Fund Wine Tasting and Auction, raising more than $116,000 for the Las Nubes Project. This year’s event also unveiled the much anticipated launch of York University’s EcoCampus in Costa Rica in association with the Las Nubes Project.
Marian MacGregor steps down as Interim Executive Director of the Centre for Human Rights; Michael Charles appointed new Interim Director.
The Art Gallery of York University hosts a sculpture tour on campus every Tuesday at lunchtime, beginning Sept. 20.
Canadian Dan Gherasimenco outscored thousands of other international students last spring to win The Economist’s Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest, and will begin studies at Schulich this fall.
Two research projects led by York University have received a combined $2.16M in funding from the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR). Michaela Hynie and Jonathan Weiss, both from the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health, were selected to receive grants in the latest round of CIHR funding decisions.
Two films produced at York University were selected as winners in the Toronto Youth Shorts 2016 Festival. Recent graduates Lina Evans and Kristina Wong directed the two award-winning films.
The report highlights the designated group representation at York University for the 2015 calendar year and speaks to anticipated diversity and inclusion-related initiatives for 2016 and beyond.
York University researchers have shown, for the first time, areas of the brain that are sensitive to whether an object looks the same, or different, after making an eye movement. The study was conducted out of Professor Doug Crawford’s Visuomotor Neuroscience Lab.
Two York University Lions women’s rugby players were named to Rugby Canada’s U20 team. Tobi Owotomo and Megan Pakulis will face England in a three-game series later this month.