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Professor Dame Kay Davies to deliver the 2019 Croonian Lecture in April

Professor Dame Kay Davies to deliver the 2019 Croonian Lecture in April

Athena SWAN General Research

The prize lecture is the premier lecture in the biological sciences, delivered annually at The Royal Society in London.

Gregor Sachse delivers hands-on microscopy to school children for British Science Week

Gregor Sachse delivers hands-on microscopy to school children for British Science Week

Outreach Research

Supported by the BBSRC, Dr Sachse will encourage Oxfordshire state school pupils to discover the otherwise invisible in a unique interactive experience.

Filipa Simões is one of ten women shortlisted for a Knono Award in honour of International Women's Day

Filipa Simões is one of ten women shortlisted for a Knono Award in honour of International Women's Day

Athena SWAN Riley Group News

The Knomo Award is a platform to celebrate extraordinary and entrepreneurial women. Dr Filipa Simões' nomination reflects her commitment to producing leading research, the hard work she puts into her flourishing career alongside raising a young family, while also finding time for outreach.

DPAG celebrates International Women's Day 2019

DPAG celebrates International Women's Day 2019

Athena SWAN General

A multimedia celebration of the women in our Department.

Professor David Bannerman gives the 2019 Marianne Fillenz Lecture

Professor David Bannerman gives the 2019 Marianne Fillenz Lecture

Athena SWAN Head of Department's News

The annual lecture is held in honour of Marianne Fillenz, DPAG alumni and one of the great physiologists of the last century, who had a remarkable influence on generations of science and medical students.

Duncan Sparrow helps demonstrate striking new evidence into the cause of the most common type of birth defect in babies

Duncan Sparrow helps demonstrate striking new evidence into the cause of the most common type of birth defect in babies

Publication Research

Dr Sparrow has published a new paper in collaboration with the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute entitled "Gene-environment interaction impacts on heart development and embryo survival."

World Rankings for Anatomy and Physiology announced for 2019

World Rankings for Anatomy and Physiology announced for 2019

General Head of Department's News

World leading position for DPAG in a photo finish with Cambridge.

New Vyazovskiy Group led project set to make a major advance in our understanding of how sleep restores our brain

New Vyazovskiy Group led project set to make a major advance in our understanding of how sleep restores our brain

Research Vyazovskiy Group News

A collaborative Medical Research Council project grant awarded to DPAG's Vladyslav Vyazovskiy, UCL's Kenneth Harris and the Department of Pharmacology's Colin Akerman will explore “Local sleep homeostasis and single cell rest."

Ma Group research aims to reveal the clinical ability of Chinese herbal medicine XSN to treat cardiac arrhythmia in patients

Ma Group research aims to reveal the clinical ability of Chinese herbal medicine XSN to treat cardiac arrhythmia in patients

Athena SWAN Publication Research

Yu-Ling Ma and her team's paper "Ion Channel Targeted Mechanisms of Anti-arrhythmic Chinese Herbal Medicine Xin Su Ning" has been published in Frontiers in Pharmacology.

DPAG cake sales raise funds for local charities

DPAG cake sales raise funds for local charities

Athena SWAN Mommersteeg Group News Riley Group News

Three of our research groups, and the Athena SWAN team, organised two delicious cake sales for Homeless Oxfordshire and Oxfordshire Mind respectively.

Krug Group research published in PNAS widens our understanding of social influence bias in children

Krug Group research published in PNAS widens our understanding of social influence bias in children

Athena SWAN Publication Research

Kristine Krug and her team's paper, "Developmental trajectory of social influence integration into perceptual decisions in children," shows how neurotypical and autistic children develop different susceptibility to social influence.

Deborah Goberdhan teams up with Elizabeth Bird-Lieberman to tackle Oesophageal cancer

Deborah Goberdhan teams up with Elizabeth Bird-Lieberman to tackle Oesophageal cancer

Athena SWAN Goberdhan Group News Research

A new Cancer Research grant will help them develop early detection methods for one of the leading causes of cancer death in the UK.

De Val Group research published in Nature Communications advances our knowledge of vascular development

De Val Group research published in Nature Communications advances our knowledge of vascular development

Athena SWAN Publication Research

Sarah De Val's paper "Venous Identity Requires BMP Signalling Through ALK3" reveals a major player in establishing vein identity.

Professor Annette Dolphin FRS gives the 2019 Mabel FitzGerald lecture

Professor Annette Dolphin FRS gives the 2019 Mabel FitzGerald lecture

Athena SWAN Cragg Group News Head of Department's News

The annual lecture is held in honour of the pioneering physiologist and clinical pathologist, Mabel Purefoy Fitgerald.

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy awarded NC3Rs studentship

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy awarded NC3Rs studentship

Research Students

Associate Professor Vyazovskiy's studentship, ‘Fasting-induced torpor in mice: effects on sleep and behaviour’ offers a fantastic new opportunity for early career researchers.

Frances Ashcroft delivers keynote lecture to Somerset school pupils at Millfield's major annual symposium

Frances Ashcroft delivers keynote lecture to Somerset school pupils at Millfield's major annual symposium

Athena SWAN Outreach

Professor Dame Frances Ashcroft gives talk entitled "The spark of life - the story of ion channels" at Millfield School's Biology and Psychology Symposium to over 250 students from 11 local schools.

Tim Vogels awarded two major grants from the Wellcome Trust and the European Research Council

Tim Vogels awarded two major grants from the Wellcome Trust and the European Research Council

Research

Congratulations are in order for Associate Professor Tim Vogels, who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship and an ERC Consolidator grant.

Sir Henry Dale Fellow Dr Armin Lak is joining DPAG this summer

Sir Henry Dale Fellow Dr Armin Lak is joining DPAG this summer

Research

Dr Lak has recently been awarded a Wellcome Trust Henry Dale Fellowship to start his research group studying the circuit mechanisms of learning and decision making.

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