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DPAG tops World Rankings by Subject for third consecutive year

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Defining Excellence - Oxford Anatomy and Physiology ranked #1 in the QS World University Rankings by subject 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly FRS delivers 2022 Krebs Prize Lecture

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The annual lecture, which has made a triumphant return following postponement during the Covid-19 pandemic, is held in honour of Sir Hans Adolf Krebs, awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine for his ground-breaking discovery of the citric acid cycle.

Professor Irene Tracey CBE FMedSci nominated as next Oxford Vice-Chancellor

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Congratulations are in order for Professor Irene Tracey, Warden of Merton College and former University Lecturer at DPAG, who has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

Nobel Laureate Professor Thomas Südhof ForMemRS delivers 2022 Sherrington Prize Lecture

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The annual lecture was given in honour of Sir Charles Sherrington, who was awarded the 1932 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, by the 2013 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine.

Professor David Paterson unveils Blue Plaque to honour Sir Charles Sherrington at his long-time Oxford residence

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Head of Department Professor David Paterson unveiled an Oxfordshire Blue Plaque commemorating Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (1857 – 1952), OM, Nobel Laureate, founder of neurophysiology, on Thursday 28 April at 9 Chadlington Road, Oxford.

Charmaine Lang appointed Departmental Research Lecturer

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Congratulations are in order to Charmaine Lang on her conferral of the title of Departmental Research Lecturer.

DPAG raises funds for the humanitarian effort to aid Ukraine

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The Department has raised £1,500 at a bake sale led by Lisa Heather and the Cardiac Metabolism Research Group for the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.

Sarah Teichmann FRS delivers J.S. Haldane Prize Lecture 2022 before unveiling celebrated Haldane portrait

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Sarah Teichmann FRS, world leader in computational applications to human health and pioneer of single cell research delivered the second lecture in the series to honour John Scott Haldane, known as the father of oxygen therapy. The lecture was followed by the unveiling of celebrated artist Philip de László's portrait of Haldane by Dr Teichmann and Haldane's great-grandson Terence Mitchison. The Department was delighted to welcome several of J.S. Haldane's descendants to both events.

Winners of DPAG Image Competition announced

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A department-wide image competition has yielded a range of stunning images showcasing the diversity and breadth of DPAG's science. Three prize winners and eight commended pictures are announced.

Eminent neuroscientist Randy Bruno Joins DPAG

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This week, Randy Bruno, PhD starts his research group here at DPAG. He joins the Department as Professor of Neuroscience and Tutorial Fellow at St Peter’s College. He was previously an Associate Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University, Principal Investigator at Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, and a member of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science.

Mootaz Salman appointed Departmental Research Lecturer

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Congratulations are in order to Mootaz Salman on his conferral of the title of Departmental Research Lecturer.

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy becomes Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy

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Congratulations are in order to Vladyslav Vyazovskiy on his conferral of the title of full Professor. Research in the Vyazovskiy Lab aims to understand the fundamental questions of "what is sleep?" and “why do we sleep?”

Molly Stevens FRS delivers 2021 Mabel FitzGerald Prize Lecture

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The annual lecture is held in dedication to pioneering Physiologist and Scientific Explorer, Mabel FitzGerald, in whose honour the Department recently erected The Physiological Society blue plaque outside the Cardiac Science Centre.

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