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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

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Teaching

The Department has an extensive teaching programme for medical, veterinary and science undergraduates. We offer excellent opportunities and facilities for training in research, leading to the degree of PhD, or MPhil in the Biological Sciences.

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Research

Research in PDN is primarily in four major areas: Cellular and Systems Physiology, Developmental and Reproductive Biology, Neuroscience and Form and Function.

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Centre for Trophoblast Research

The aim of the centre is to alleviate suffering from placental related complications of pregnancy.

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Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre

CAIC is a visionary initiative to promote multidisciplinary work on the application of advanced imaging technology to biology.

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RNA docking and local translation control axon remodelling in vivo

Aug 16, 2017

New research by Christine Holt's lab published in Neuron shows that local mRNA translation is a key determinant in the branching of axons and thus important in building the complexity of the brain

Exploring the evidence around embryo mortality: Gavin Jarvis on F1000Research

Jul 25, 2017

In this blog post Gavin Jarvis talks us through his work and inspiration behind looking into the evidence to answer the question, 'how do we know how many embryos die?'

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