Prof Alun Davies FRS
DiI-labelled pyramidal neurons in the postnatal cerebral cortex.
GFP-transfected pyramidal neuron in postnatal cerebral cortex.
I did degrees in biochemistry and medicine at Liverpool University followed by a PhD in developmental neurobiology at London University. I have held appointments as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader in Neurobiology in London University, Professor of Developmental Neurobiology at St. Andrews University School of Biology, Professor of Physiology at Edinburgh University Veterinary School and Executive Vice President of Research at Rinat Neuroscience Corp., USA.
I was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2000, Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation in 2000, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2010, Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in 2011, Member of the Academia Europaea in 2011 and Fellow of the Royal Society in 2011. I was appointed Distinguished Research Professor in Cardiff University in 2004 and became a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator in 2014.