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Thursday April 24th, 1pm
Prof Justin Blau, NYU
Title: How flies time: Neurobiology of the Drosophila circadian clock
Host: Prof Ralf Stanewsky
Venue: Anatomy G04 Gavin de Beer LT

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Friday April 25th, 1pm
Dr Benedetta Ruzzenente, Max Planck Institute
Title: RNA Metabolism in Mitochondria: Lessons from the Mouse
Host: Prof Michael Duchen
Venue: Medawar G02 Watson LT

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Thursday May 1st, 1pm
Dr Setsuko Sahara, MRC - Kings
Title: Control of cortical neuron number
Host: Prof John Parnevelas
Venue: Anatomy G04 Gavin de Beer LT

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Thursday May 8th, 1pm
Prof Robert Lightowlers, Newcastle University
Title: Mitochondrial gene expression in humans: a tale of two tales
Host: Dr Gyorgy Szabadkai
Venue: Medical Sciences 131 A V Hill LT

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Reptile fossil reignites debate over New Zealand’s submergence

21 January 2009

The fossil of a lizard-like New Zealand reptile dating back 18 million years has been identified by a team of scientists led by Dr Marc Jones in CDB.

Fossile Reptile

The research triggers fresh arguments over whether the continent was fully submerged some 25 million years ago.

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Image: A humourous depiction of an ancestral tuatara (Sphenodon) sitting on an exaggeratedly small piece of land during the height of the debated submergence of New Zealand. Photo by Alan J D Tennyson of a wild tuatara on Stanley Island; prepared and manipulated by Marc Jones.

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