Image Selected for Cover of International Journal
Congratulations to PhD candidate Mr Steve Seo and Senior Lecturer Dr Beulah Leitch whose images of the GABAA receptor subunits in the thalamus featured on the cover of the February edition of the journal Epilepsia. Epilepsia is the official journal (impact factor 4.0) of the International League Against Epilepsy and the leading, most authoritative source for current clinical and research results on all aspects of epilepsy.
Excavations Reveal Iron Age Secrets
Members of the Department's Biological Anthropology Research Group have been involved in exciting excavation work in Northeast Thailand. Dr Siân Halcrow says the site is significant as it has the potential to answer important archaeological questions of health change in late prehistoric Southeast Asia.
Postgraduate Paper Prize Winner Announced
Congratulations to Wieteke Zuure who was recently announced the winner of the Department's inaugural Postgraduate Paper Prize. The prize was awarded for the best first-authored paper published during 2013 by a postgraduate student of the Department of Anatomy. Wieteke's paper, "Leptin signalling in GABA neurons, but not glutamate neurons, is required for reproductive function" was published in The Journal of Neuroscience in 2013. BBiomedSci(Hons) student Amy Roberts, Dr Janette Quennell and Associate Professor Greg Anderson from the Centre for Neuroendocrinology and the Department of Anatomy were co-authors.