• 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)

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Lab retreat at Slapton Ley: 3 – 6th August 2014

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Aboobaker lab and guests fully equipped with walking shoes, waterproof jackets and wellingtons took off on a field trip to Slapton Ley, Devon (http://www.slnnr.org.uk) in hope to collect flatworms, exchange ideas and form... READ MORE

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