Daily Archives: June 25, 2009

YU Signs Three-Way Agreement of Academic Cooperation with Israel and India

Yeshiva University brought the public health systems of India and the United States closer together in September 2007 when President Richard M. Joel signed a memo of understanding with his counterpart from the Public Health Foundation of India. Now the two have joined forces with Haifa University in Israel to collaborate on research and educational opportunities for faculty and students at all three institutions.

Biophysicist Receives $300,000 Grant from National Science Foundation to Study Protein Phase Behavior

Dr. Neer Asherie, assistant professor of physics and biology at Yeshiva University, was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study protein phase behavior. The title of the grant, which will begin on September 1, 2009 and continue over three years, is “Understanding the Self-Assembly of Globular Proteins: Phase Behavior, Interactions, and Chirality.”