The art of science
These images, which depict some of our laboratory research findings, offer small insights into the breadth of our work.
Drosophila neuron growing in vitro; understanding how nerve cells grow will aid our ability to combat neural disease.
Professor Guy Tear
Pleurocidin, an antibacterial peptide, binding to a model bacterial membrane; these studies hope to identify improved antibiotoics.
Dr James Mason, Dr Louic Vermeer and Dr Chris Lorenz (Engineering)
Stem cell-derived neural progenitors migrating out of mouse brain tissue; these progenitors may be useful in treatment of neural disease.
Dr Giovanna Lalli
Swelling properties and digestibility of variant pea starches; slowly digestible starch may help in treatment of diabetes.
Dr Peter Ellis and Dr Peter Butterworth