Centre for Neuroendocrinology
Neuroendocrinology is part of the Division of Medicine

Medicine News

Research Retreat 2014 - 6th June - deadline for abstracts 28th April

Published: Apr 11, 2014 11:08:00 AM

UCL Applied Renal Physiology 2014 - course

Published: Apr 3, 2014 10:08:20 AM

Rosetrees Trust Studentships - September 2014

Published: Mar 24, 2014 9:39:50 AM

Techniques

Biochemistry - standard SDS-PAGE and western blotting, prokaryotic and eukaryotic expression and purification of proteins and immunoprecipitation.

Cell biology - immunocytochemistry, immunohistochenistry, tissue preparation using the vibratome, microtome and cryostat, olfactory placode and olfactory bulb explants, live cell imaging, standard and confocal microscopy.

Molecular biology - PCR, extraction of RNA, RT-PCR, cloning, Northern and Southern blotting, in vitro transcription, in situ hybridisation and site-directed mutagenesis.

Cell culture - primary cell culture (GnRH neurons and astrocytes), cell lines and explant cultures.

Model organisms - chick (in ovo manipulations both pharmacological and genetic) and mouse.