Winter 2006

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U of T Magazine edition Winter 2006

In This Issue

Of Mice and Men

U of T team finds that few protein-coding genes remain to be discovered, but a single gene can spawn thousands of different proteins

Meet the SIMs

Computer-operated mannequins can tell nursing students "That hurts!" or "I feel dizzy!"

Zoologist Maydianne Andrade

Dangerous Liaisons

Zoologist Maydianne Andrade makes an intriguing discovery about the bizarre mating habits of redback spiders

Centres of Discovery

Three new facilities provide cutting-edge venues for biomedical research, public health and the arts

Twelve Times Tops

U of T ties with McGill for first on Maclean's list among medical-doctoral universities

Stepping Up

HSBC Bank Canada Steps to University program opens the door to post-secondary education

Seeds of Hope

Gift to U of T will help students make the most of their opportunity

Learning to Lead

Seminars and workshops bring alumni back share their expertise with students

Sweet Devotion

Dawn Wilkinson's first feature film wins Audience Award at the 2005 Reel World Film Festival

Wikipedia Wonderboy

Victoria College alum is a daily contributor to the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia