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Watch ALL the neurons in a brain: Ahrens and Freeman continue their reign of terror

Okay, not quite all of them. But it looks like Misha Ahrens and Jeremy Freeman are going to continue their reign of terror, imaging the whole zebrafish brain as if it’s no big deal. 272 more words

Systems Neuroscience

Animal Behaviour MOOC - baby ospreys and fish families!

Hi all,

Life has been awesomely busy recently, with various weekends away (karate course and Sonisphere being the main ones recently) but I’ve also got rather into MOOCs again. 1,345 more words


About Fishes and Livers

This image shows a lateral view on a 48 hour old zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryo. The embryo lies back (dorsum)-side up with the head being on the left outside the picture. 403 more words


An insight into MND zebrafish research

Natalie Rounding is a first year PhD student funded by the MND Association. Based at the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), University of Sheffield, she gives us an insight into zebrafish and how they can be used in MND research.

MND Research

Drug Discovery from A to Z … Arrhythmias to Zebrafish!

Arrhythmia is a condition in which the heart loses its regular rhythm, beating either too rapidly or too slowly. Occasional irregular heartbeats are harmless, but if sustained they can cause dizziness, fainting, and even sudden death. 812 more words


Research Position

I am working in the Washbourne lab primarily as a bioinformatic programmer and analyst. In this position I have a few different roles, one of which includes sequencing RNA and another is developing programs to fit the needs of our experiments. 201 more words

Autism Spectrum Disorders

My first day at Max Planck

My first day at Max Planck

So here goes, my first week as a science communication intern at Max Planck! For those of you that aren’t familiar with the Max Planck institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG)  or Max Planck in general, here is a little background. 356 more words

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