Effects of fasting-induced torpor on sleep and behaviour in mice
Prof v Vyazovskiy, Prof D Bannerman, Dr S Peirson
1 March 2019
This project will investigate the effects of food restriction on torpor in mice, the effects of torpor on subsequent behavioural performance and sleep, and will develop a standardized approach to detect the occurrence of torpor during food restriction.
Evolutionary Conflict Over Maternal Diet
Dr J Perry, Dr S Wigby
25 January 2019
A key assumption in animal nutrition is that, when given a choice, individuals will choose optimal diets that maximize their reproduction and lifespan.