Research project

BBSRC Optical Activation of a C.elegans

Project overview

Optogenetic manipulation of C elegans to interrogate neural substrates of behaviour.


Lead researcher

Professor Lindy Holden-Dye BSc, MSc, PhD, FRSB, FBPhS


Research interests

  • Neuropharmacology
  • Invertebrate neuroscience
  • Nematode neurobiology
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Other researchers

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
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Research outputs

James Dillon, Christopher Franks, Caitriona Murray, Richard J. Edwards, Fernando Calahorro, Takeshi Ishihara, Isao Katsura, Lindy Holden-Dye & Vincent O’Connor, 2015, The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290(24), 15052-15065
Type: article
Anna Crisford, Caitriona Murray, Vincent O'Connor, Richard J. Edwards, Nina Kruger, Claudia Welz, Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna, Achim Harder, Robert J. Walker & Lindy Holden-Dye, 2011, Molecular Pharmacology, 79(6), 1031-1043
Type: article