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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience



Public Engagement

PDN organises key events throughout the year to share information with its members and the University, including
We organise a number of public engagement activities throughout the year, including


If you would like to volunteer to any of these activities please email Roberto, our Communications Officer, at

In the works

Useful links

  • Website redesign
  • Online Science Festival Event
  • Departmental brochure


The Communications Committee

The Communications Committee was set up in 2014 with the purpose of facilitating internal and external communication and to ensure all members of PDN have access to relevant information

If you would like to get involved or provide feedback about any of the communications activities of PDN, please get in touch with the Communications Committee.


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Latest news

The epigenome is not as sensitive to the environment as previously thought

29 July 2021

Early-life exposure of an individual to the environmental factors (e.g., maternal high fat diet, toxicant exposure, folic acid deficiency) is thought to influence the epigenome or chemical marks on their DNA (e.g. methylation) that control how genes are expressed. If environmentally-induced changes in DNA methylation occur...