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Caroline Lindholm
Travels with my grant - Caroline Lindholm
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

Apart from getting the chance to give my first ever conference talk, which was, of course, a learning experience in itself and an important goal in my journey towards a PhD, I learnt a lot about the avian brain and also quite a bit about avian genetics (and genomics). As someone who has only recently started looking a bit closer into gene expression in the brain of chickens in correlation with physiological changes in food-restricted conditions, this has given me a lot of new ideas about how I want to go about my research project, both in terms of some new measurements to include but perhaps mostly in terms of how to interpret and handle my results.

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In conversation with Katherine Denby
Autumn 2016
31 October 2016

“I’ve always liked working as part of a large team,” says Katherine Denby, recently appointed professor at the University of York (UK) and Academic director of the N8 AgriFood programme. Katherine is also a long standing member of the SEB and sits on its Plant Section committee as the plant biotic interactions group convenor.

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SEB Brighton 2016: Young Scientist Award Session (YSAS)
Autumn 2016
31 October 2016

Each year, SEB invites its early career delegates to submit their abstract to the YSAS session during the SEB Meeting, to compete for the award of “Best research presentation”. Our science writers, Caroline Wood and Jonathan Smith, have summarised the winners’ research.

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In remembrance of Roger Woledge 1938 - 2015
Autumn 2016
31 October 2016

A well-known and cherished member of the SEB community, Roger Woledge was thrilled to be invited to give the Bidder Lecture at the 2016 meeting in Brighton. Tragically, just after accepting the invitation, he died in a riding accident on 13 March 2015 at the age of 76. Three of his closest colleagues – Nancy Curtin, Chris Barclay and Di Newham – spoke in his stead to give us an insight into the diverse career and personal qualities of this extraordinary scientist.