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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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Dr Benedetta Ruzzenente, Max Planck Institute
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Host: Prof Michael Duchen
Venue: Medawar G02 Watson LT

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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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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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Fossil Specimen is the "oldest pregnant lizard we have seen" says Prof Susan Evans

21 July 2011

CDB's Prof Susan Evans has co-authored a paper, published in Naturwissenschaften, detailing the oldest surviving fossil record of a pregnant lizard.

lizard fossil

"I didn't think much of the fossil when I first saw it," said Prof  Evans.

But when her colleague, Yuan Wang, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, examined the fossil he spotted the tiny remains of at least 15 almost fully developed embryos inside it.

"Sure enough, when I examined it under the microscope, I could see all these little babies," Prof Evans recalled.

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