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Professor Robert Walker BSc, PhD, DSc, FSB, FSCP

Emeritus Professor of Neurophysiology

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My research involves the study of neuronal circuits associated with behaviour of the model organism, Caenorhabditis elegans and the mechanisms of action of novel anti-parasite compounds (anthelmintics).

Career history

2003-present: Emeritus Professor of Neurophysiology. University of Southampton, UK.
1996-2003: Chair Hons School of Biochemistry & Physiology. University of Southampton, UK.
1990-1996: Head Dept. of Physiology & Pharmacology. University of Southampton, UK.
1987-1990: Chair School of Biochemical & Physiological Sciences. University of Southampton, UK.

Research interests

Mode of action of Anthelmintics.
Feeding Behaviour in Caenorhabditis elegans.

Research group


Project Supervision

Second and Third Year Project Supervision

Professional Affiliations

The Gerald Kerkut Charitable Trust
The Benevolent Fund of The Physiological Society

Professor Robert Walker
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
SO17 1BJ

Room Number : 85/2051

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