Our groups

Our groups

The University of Manchester is host to a large and diverse Drosophila research community, currently comprising 13 groups which work on a wide range of different biological questions and are embedded in a vibrant research environment (for details see Faculty research domains). Along with our state of the art fly facility this community makes Manchester a great environment for conducting Drosophila research.

BMP signalling: development, stem cell maintenance and cancer
Hilary Ashe
BMP signalling: development, stem cell maintenance and cancer
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Factors that regulate ion channel expression in developing motoneurons
Richard Baines
Factors that regulate ion channel expression in developing motoneurons
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The role of cell adhesion molecules in signal transduction, the regulation of stem cell fate and cancer
Martin Baron The role of cell adhesion molecules in signal transduction, the regulation of stem cell fate and cancer

A sexually mature male of the Mediterranean jumping spiderTucker Gilman How populations and species evolve in response to environmental change
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The evolution and genetic control of olfaction and chemical communication in insects
Matthew Cobb
The evolution and genetic control of olfaction and chemical communication in insects
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The development of clock cells in Drosophila
Nicholas Glossop
The development of clock cells in Drosophila
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Computational biology of non-protein-coding RNAs
Sam Griffiths-Jones
Computational biology of non-protein-coding RNAs
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Cell signalling pathways in neuronal cell survival and development
David Hughes
Cell signalling pathways in neuronal cell survival and development

The evolution and genetic control of an organism‘s shape and size
Christian Klingenberg
The evolution and genetic control of an organism‘s shape and size
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Signalling by Phosphoinositide Lipids (PIPs)
Lindsay MacDougall
Signalling by Phosphoinositide Lipids (PIPs)
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Andreas Prokop
Cytoskeletal regulation of axonal growth and maintenance
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Matthew Ronshaugen
Non coding RNAs in evolution
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