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Neural control of lower vertebrate locomotion; Spinal inhibition; Motor pattern selection; Neural circuit flexibility.

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  • Full or part time
    Dr S R Soffe
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Self-Funded PhD Students Only
    Self-Funded PhD Students Only

Project Description

Using embryos and young tadpoles of the frog Xenopus to ask how nervous systems work at the cellular level, develop to form the correct connections, and are organised to allow animals to behave. Methods include: analysis of behaviour, whole-cell patch recording, neuron imaging, network modelling.

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FTE Category A staff submitted: 64.60

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