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I am trying to understand how neurons build their wonderful tree-like shapes. These shapes are important for how networks function. My lab exploits the genetics of the fruitfly Drosophila and glowing proteins from jellyfish and coral to watch neuron trees growing live during metamorphosis.

7pm 19th October 2016

Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre
Cardiff University

Reader in Developmental Neurobiology

Kings College London

Dr Darren Williams

Growing Trees In Flies