In September 2012 the Council of the British Pharmacological Society approved the award of Fellowship of the British Pharmacological Society to Paul Bolam.
Fellowship of the Society is an honour which is reserved for the Society’s most eminent and longstanding members. Among the BPS’ 3000-strong membership, about 100 Fellows have demonstrated distinction and peer recognition in Pharmacology through their work, publications and contributions to scientific meetings, education and policy.
Jonathan Moss successfully defended his thesis on the 5th February 2010. Jonathan was supervised by Prof. Paul Bolam (on the left in the first photo). His internal examiner was Dr. Stephanie Cragg, and his external was Prof Anders Björklund (on the left in the second photo).
Thomas Bienvenu successfully defended (only minor corrections have been requested by the examiners) his D.Phil. thesis entitled: "Functional specialisation of GABAergic cells in the basolateral amygdala" on the 18th of August 2011. Thomas was supervised by Dr. Marco Capogna. His internal examiner was Dr. Colin Akerman, and his external examiner was Prof. Andreas Luthi from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland.
Jozsef received the ad hominem title of Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology in recognition of his research contribution and teaching. All Unit members rejoice and wish him a productive and enjoyable continuation of his brilliant career.
Many congratulations to Linda Katona who passed her MSc in Neuroscience. Her project was entitled 'Activity patterns and inputs of in vivo recorded axo-axonic cells in the CA3 area of the rat hippocampus'