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Professor Alan Roberts

Professor Alan Roberts

Professor Alan Roberts
B.A.(Cantab.), Ph.D.(Calif.)

Senior Research Fellow in Biological Sciences

Emeritus Professor

Area of research

How the central nervous system controls locomotion and other behaviour in frog tadpoles

Life Sciences Building,
24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 41328

Research summary

Our strategy is to study a very simple nervous system hoping to understand the basic rules for operation and development. We study the central nervous system of very young Xenopus ...

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Biography

After a first degree in Zoology from Trinity College Cambridge where my hero was Hans Lissmann, I spent from 1963 to 1967 doing a Ph.D. on crayfish escape behaviour ...

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Latest publications

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