School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience

  • BS8 1TD

    United Kingdom

Student theses

Ageing and the Drosophila circadian clock

Author: Curran, J., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Hodge, J. (Supervisor) & Tsaneva-Atanasova, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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A systems biology approach using electrophysiology and modelling to determine the membrane clock

Author: Smith, P., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Hodge, J. (Supervisor) & Tsaneva-Atanasova, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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A Viral Approach to Translatome Profiling of CA1 Neurons During Associative Recognition Memory Formation

Author: Gaunt, J., 25 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Uney, J. (Supervisor), Warburton, C. (Supervisor) & Marucci, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Blood pressure control during exercise in people with hypertension

Author: Chant, B., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Paton, J. (Supervisor) & Hart, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Changes in Dendritic and Synaptic Function During Early Postnatal Development of the Mouse Barrel Cortex

Author: Franchini, D., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Ashby, M. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Characterisation of a novel antidepressant : Org 34167

Author: Slattery, D. A., 2003

Supervisor: Nutt, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Characterisation of two short QT syndrome potassium channel mutations

Author: Butler, A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Hancox, J. (Supervisor) & Dempsey, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Characterization of dissociative anesthetics acting at the NMDA receptor site

Author: Kang, H. H., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Lightman, S. (Supervisor) & Collingridge, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Development of GluK2 selective kainate receptor antagonists and investigations into the roles of the NMDA receptor subunit GluN2D in hippocampal synaptic plasticity

Author: Eapen, A., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Jane, D. (Supervisor) & Lightman, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Effect of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 Modulation on Blood Pressure and the Adaptive Immune System in Hypertension

Author: Cruise, T., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Paton, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Excitatory and Inhibitory Transmission in Prefrontal Cortex

Author: Bykowska, O., 25 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Bashir, Z. (Supervisor) & Houghton, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Exploiting Species Differences to Understand the Function and Pharmacology of the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator

Author: Bose, S., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Sheppard, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Exploring the In Vivo Dynamics of Endogenous Cardiovascular Extracellular Vesicles using Zebrafish

Author: Scott, A., 6 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Richardson, R. (Supervisor), Martin, P. (Supervisor) & Emanueli, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Expression, Distribution, and Trafficking of Pore-Forming and Auxiliary Subunits of Kainate Receptors

Author: Al Momany, E., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Molnar, E. (Supervisor) & Henley, J. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Functional study of Kainate receptors in the mossy fibre pathway in the hippocampus

Author: Lee, Y., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Bortolotto, Z. (Supervisor) & Collingridge, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Glucose sensing and autonomic projections in Corticotrophin releasing neurons of the paraventricular hypothalamus

Author: Simpson, A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Pickering, A. E. (Supervisor) & Balthasar, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone signalling: exploring the sensing of hormone concentration and dynamics

Author: Alobaid, H. M. S., 1 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Tsaneva-Atanasova, K. (Supervisor) & McArdle, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Investigating the Antidepressant Mechanism of 1 mg/kg Ketamine in Rats

Author: Higgins, L. J. M., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Robinson, E. S. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Kainate Receptors in various forms of plasticity

Author: Gurung, S., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Henley, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Mechanical studies of the inner ear's tectorial membrane.

Author: Dong, W., 2001

Supervisor: Cooper, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Modulation of alternative splicing regulators during epithelial-mesenchymal transition in cancer progression

Author: Li, L., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Gaston, K. (Supervisor), Oltean, S. (Supervisor) & Bortolotto, Z. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Modulation of the herg potassium channel function by extracellular acidosis: single channel effects and underlying basis

Author: Wilson, S., 20 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Hancox, J. (Supervisor) & Marrion, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Molecular dynamics simulations and mutagenesis to identify the mechanisms of ligand efficacy and bias at the μ opioid receptor

Author: Sutcliffe, K., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Kelly, E. P. (Supervisor) & Sessions, R. B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Neural Network Activity during Visuomotor Adaptation

Author: Darch, H., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Apps, R. (Supervisor) & Gilchrist, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Novel molecular tools to selectively inhibit astrocyte-to-neurone L-lactate signalling

Author: Vaccari Cardoso, B., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Kasparov, S. (Supervisor) & Teschemacher, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Peripheral NMDA receptors in inflammatory and visceral pain

Author: Sladek, M., 2007

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Polydrug Opioid Abuse & Mechanisms of Tolerance to Opioid Respiratory Depression

Author: Hill, R., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Kelly, E. (Supervisor) & Henderson, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Postnatal Development of Neural Networks in the Healthy and Premature Brain

Author: Cross, C., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Ashby, M. (Supervisor) & Luyt, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Postnatal Development of the Action Potential Waveform in Cortical Neurons: A Biophysical Perspective

Author: Inkpen, F. H., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Ashby, M. C. (Supervisor) & Lepora, N. F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Postnatal development of the mouse barrel cortex: investigating the intrinsic properties of spiny stellate neurons across the first two weeks of life

Author: Conole, E. L. S., 1 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Ashby, M. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Relationships Between Presynaptic Structural Plasticity and Mitochondrial Localisation in Rodent Cortical Axons

Author: Lees, R. M., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Ashby, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Renal Denervation for Resistant Hypertension: Predictors of Procedural Response and Efficacy

Author: Burchell, A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Paton, J. (Supervisor) & Baumbach, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Resolution of channel movement underlying opening and closing of hERG1a potassium channels

Author: Gregorie, A. E., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Miles, M. (Supervisor) & Marrion, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Structural characterisation of large macromolecular complexes using cryo-TEM

Author: Coombs, J., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Verkade, P. (Supervisor) & Paul, D. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The effects of vascular endothelial growth factor on podocyte biology

Author: Foster, R. R., 2004

Supervisor: Harper, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The evaluation of behavioural tasks and animal models of Alzheimer's disease for assessing putative cognition enhancers, using a cholinesterase inhibitor as reference compound

Author: Spowart-Manning, L., 2001

Supervisor: Roberts, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Theoretical, electrophysiological and optogenetic interrogation of Locus Coeruleus contributions to cognition

Author: Sales, A. C., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Pickering, A. E. (Supervisor), Jones, M. W. (Supervisor) & Moran, R. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The role of the anterior hypothalamus in the co-ordination of autonomic and sensory functions including pain

Author: Simpson, D. A. A., 2003

Supervisor: Lumb, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The role of the nucleus reuniens of the thalamus in the recognition memory network

Author: Exley, B., 1 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Warburton, C. (Supervisor) & O'Donnell, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)

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Use of VEGF splicing-sensitive fluorescent reporters to screen for anti-angiogenic molecules

Author: Star, E., 10 May 2016

Supervisor: Oltean, S. (Supervisor) & Bates, D. O. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Using Drosophila to model schizophrenia symptoms

Author: Hidalgo Sotelo, S. I., 12 May 2020

Supervisor: Hodge, J. (Supervisor) & Hers, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)