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Eighth annual Gairdner Foundation Lectures at York University

by sbccadmin on September 18, 2012


Dear Colleague,

You and your students are invited to the eighth annual Gairdner Foundation Lectures at York University on Wednesday, October 24, 10 am to 11:30 am. This exclusive event is for teachers and senior-level science students from a select group of schools. The Gairdner Lectures provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you and your students to hear from cutting-edge scientists describing their outstanding achievements.

This year, we are pleased to welcome:
Dr. Michael Rosbash, 2012 Gairdner International Award Recipient
PhD Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Professor of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
“Circadian rhythms: Molecules, neurons and circuits”

Dr. Cheryl Arrowsmith, Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute
Member of the Gairdner Medical Review Panel
“Seeing is believing: what do biomolecules look like?”

The Lectures at York are presented jointly by the Gairdner Foundation and York’s Faculty of Science & Engineering (FSE). The Faculty of Science & Engineering is one of Canada’s leading teaching and research institutions – providing innovative and interdisciplinary programs to more than 4,000 undergraduate and 400 graduate students in a variety of pure and applied programs, including the areas of Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Engineering.

Please book early as this is a popular event and space is limited. To reserve your spot in advance or for more information, please contact Kate Duncan at 416-736-2100 x 40010 or We look forward to welcoming you and your students to campus for this prestigious and engaging event.

Warm regards,
Kate Duncan
On Campus Programs, Office of Recruitment
York University

Eighth annual Gairdner Foundation Lectures at York University (pdf)

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