A warm welcome to Albert Souza
Dr Albert Souza graduated from the State University of Londrina, Brazil (1988). He obtained his Master's (2000) and PhD degree (2004) in Sciences at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil where he studied the putative role of neuronal nitric oxide (nNOS) on neurodegeneration/regeneration following injury. Albert is a Lecturer from Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS/Brazil) and joined the Bolam lab in 2012 as an Academic Visitor for 12 months, supported by UFMS and People Marie Curie Actions: International Research Staff Exchange Scheme. Under the supervision of Dr Juan Mena-Segovia, he will be using electrophysiological methods to characterise the interaction of the pedunculopontine nucleus with other midbrain/brainstem structures.