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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience


Physiology, Development and Neuroscience is one of the largest departments in the School of Biological Sciences. Research in PDN is primarily in four major areas.

The Department has core strengths in Integrative Biology and Neuroscience at the Developmental, Cellular, and Systems levels. The Department has over 40 potential Ph.D. supervisors. It has a flourishing graduate community with over 100 research students as well as a large post-doctoral contingent.

Cellular and systems physiology


Developmental biology and reproduction


Form and function





Researchers Committee

PDN Chalks and Talks

PDN Research Symposium


New starters

Career progression

Postdocs of Cambridge

Postdoc Academy

Postdoc of Cambridge Society