All Unit members rejoice and congratulate Marco and Pete, the Unit Programme Leaders honoured in Oxford University’s Recognition of Distinction Awards for 2014:
Marco Capogna, Professor of Cellular Neuropharmacology
Peter J. Magill, Professor of Neurobiology
- newsEx-Unit member Ole Paulsen, currently lecturer at the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics at the University of Oxford, has been appointed Professor of Physiology (1883) at the University of Cambridge from the 1st of January 2010. Ole joined Peter Somogyi's group in 1993 and made seminal contributions to the Unit's programme.
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).
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.
Miroslawa Manko successfully defended (only minor corrections have been requested by the examiners) her D.Phil. thesis entitled: "Role of intercalated and NPY-expressing cells in neuronal circuit of the amygdala" on the 24th of August 2012. Miroslawa was supervised by Dr. Marco Capogna. Her internal examiner was Dr. Ed Mann (DPAG, Oxford), and her external examiner was Prof. Kaspar Vogt (Biozentrum, Basel, Switzerland). Miroslawa will start working in the laboratory of Dr. Ron Stoop (Dept.