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Professor Vincent O'connor

Professor of Neurochemistry

Research interests

  • Molecular mechanism of synaptic function and dysfunction
  • Synaptic degeneration
  • Genetic models of synaptic and neuronal dysfunction

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

Connect with Vincent

Email: v.m.oconnor@soton.ac.uk

Address: B85, East Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)

Research

Research groups

Research interests

  • Molecular mechanism of synaptic function and dysfunction
  • Synaptic degeneration
  • Genetic models of synaptic and neuronal dysfunction
  • Molecular regulation of behaviour in model organism C.elegans
  • Translating understanding in basic neurobiology to drug regulation to clinical conditions

Current research

Neurodegneration:Synaptic proteostasis in health and disease.

Molecular Neurobiology: Antihelminthics and nematode paristes understanding and mitigation.

Chemical Biology: screening platforms for new drug targets.

Neurobiogy of organophosphate intoxication new routes to treatment.

Research projects

Completed projects

Sponsor: Medical Research Council
Sponsor: Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council
Sponsor: Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council
Sponsor: Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council
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