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About: alexf

I develop mathematical methodologies and computational tools to study how cell-level processes such as cell adhesion, migration, division, differentiation and death contribute to the dynamics of epithelial tissues during development.

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PhD studentship on hypothalamus self-assembly

Posted by on July 3rd, 2018

Applications are invited for a four-year funded PhD studentship to conduct research in developmental neurobiology under the supervision of Dr Alexander Fletcher and Prof. Marysia Placzek at the University of Sheffield.   This project is on the development of the hypothalamus, a brain structure with very similar anatomy across vertebrate species. We know that the hypothalamus[…]