• The planarians, whole body regeneration
    The planarians, whole body regeneration

    Some of the planarians we work with at Oxford

  • Planarian stem cells and their daughters
    Planarian stem cells and their daughters

    Planarian stem cells (yellow) and two day old (green) and 4 day old (purple) post-mitotic daughter cells

  • Planarian pluripotent stem cells.
    Planarian pluripotent stem cells.

    stem cells (purple) are absent from the pharynx (middle) and in front of the eyes (left side)

Latest News

Congratulations to Damian (PhD)

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Damian Kao successfully defended his PhD thesis (pending corrections to the final version). His grilling was administered by Professor Richard Emes (Nottingham) and Professor Mark Blaxter (Edinburgh). Some pictures of the ensuing celebrations follow.  ... READ MORE

Welcome to Nobu

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We are delighted to welcome Nobuyoshi Kosaka to the group. Nobu has been awarded a JSPS fellowship to join us. READ MORE

Welcome to Turan

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We are delighted to welcome Turan Demircan to the lab as a research fellow. Turan has previously worked with M. lignano in the laboratory of Eugene Bereizikov READ MORE

EMBO Fellowship success

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Congratulations and welcome to Alvina Lai for being awarded an EMBO long term fellowship for her research in the Aboobaker Lab. These highly competitive fellowships provide prestigious funding for the most talented postdoctoral... READ MORE