The 2019 Sherrington Talks took place on Friday 14 and Friday 21 June 2019 in the Sherrington Large Lecture Theatre, and were presented by final year DPAG DPhil Students.
Three prize winners were selected by a judging panel comprised of members of the Graduate Studies Committee. The prizes were presented at the end of the second day of talks by Head of Department Professor David Paterson and the Chair, Director of Graduate Studies Professor Helen Christian.
Congratulations to the three prize winners:
Winner - Bradley Roberts
Bradley, who is supervised by Professor Stephanie Cragg, gave a presentation entitled: Striatal GABA transporter activity governs dopamine transmission and shows maladaptive downregulation in a mouse model of parkinsonism.
Runners-up - Danielle Sagar and Matthew Kerr
Danielle gave a talk on Examining candidate testis determining genes, and is supervised by Professor Shankar Srinivas and Dr Andy Greenfield.
Matthew presented on Energetic dysfunction in the type 2 diabetic myocardium is rescued by the deacetylase activator honokiol, and is supervised by Associate Professor Lisa Heather and Professor Damian Tyler.
Click here for the programme for Friday 21 June, on which talks were given by students within the Cardiac Sciences, Metabolism & Endocrinology, Cell Physiology and Development and Cell Biology themes.