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Thursday 2 July, Midday-3.00pm

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12.00pm  Riana Gaifulina: “Application of Raman Spectroscopy in the Diagnostics of Colorectal Cancer”

12.30pm  Bobby Bentham: Title tba

1.00pm  Daniel Manson: Title tba

1.30pm  Miriam Leon: “Using computational modelling to build robust synthetic genetic switches”

2.00pm  Janine Symonds: “Mathematical modelling of purine metabolism in HL60 cells”

2.30pm  Ida Barlow: “A novel peptide implicated in zebrafish sleep”


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CDB Scientists discover sense of direction is innate

18 June 2010

CDB scientists have discovered that sense of direction is represented in the brains of newborn rats before they have explored their environment.

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Prof John O'Keefe and researchers from the UCL Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology have today published in the journal Science, the results of a new study.

This reveals that the brain’s ways of representing sense of place and orientation appear extremely early in the animal’s development – within two weeks of being born - and seemingly independently of any experience of the world.

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