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Prof Scott Waddell Fruit Fly Brain Research

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
Scott Waddell, Professor of Neurobiology and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow at Pembroke leads a research group exploring the neural circuit properties of memory-directed behaviour in fruit flies.  A recent article in the journal Nature Neuroscience by Professor Waddell and colleagues has received widespread coverage, including in The New Yorker. The team investigated the behaviour of fruit flies when responding to thirst.  They...