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Rochefort lab article featured in Quanta Magazine

'Neocortex saves energy by reducing coding precision during food scarcity'

Prof Jamie Davies honoured as RSE (Royal Society of Edinburgh) Fellow

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s National Academy; has announced its 2022 intake of Fellows.

Dr Rachel James of Gillingwater Lab features in Nature article

The article tells Rachel's story of returning to Academia on a part-time fellowship after leaving it when her children were young.

Article 'Neocortex saves energy by reducing coding precision during food scarcity' published in Neuron

Well done to all from the lab of @RochefortLab with @KatsanevakiD and Nathalie Dupuy, for this article which is now published in Neuron, looking at how the metabolically-expensive, mammalian brain adapts to food scarcity.

Commemorative plaque unveiling - sponsored by The Physiological Society

2021 Mary Pickford Lecture and Alison Douglas Prize (best PhD thesis)

Picture that Research! 2021 G2PD Image competition

G2PD Team announce "Picture that Research" - our first Postdoc Image Competition.

New paper from the Cousin lab published in Science Advances

The work uncovers how the non-canonical SNARE protein VAMP4 controls the probability of neurotransmitter release by coupling synaptic vesicle recycling to a major metabolic and signaling hub in neurons, the endolysosomal system.