Key Word Search
by term...

by definition...

for letter: "Y"
Results

Young, J. Z.
 



Unless otherwise indicated, all glossary content is:
(C) Copyright 2008-2014
Dominic John Repici
~ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ~
No part of this Content may be copied without the express written permision of Dominic John Repici.













































 



 
Young, J. Z.

 
John Zachary Young - Known as "Jay-Zed" within zoology circles. The discoverer of the giant axon within certain squid sub-species (e.g., Loligo Forbesi) in the 1930's. This paved the way for the work of Andrew Huxley, and Alan Hodgkin's work on brain function and information transmission within the brain.


1907 - 1997

Photograph of J. Z. Young

Neurologist.
  • 1931-1945: Fellow of Magdalen College
  • 1945-1974: Professor of Anatomy, University College London
  • 1975-: Emeritus Professor
  • 1976: became an Honorary Fellow.

Also: People Index        

 
 




Web-based glossary software: (c) Creativyst, 2001-2014