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A subset of the Department of Biological Sciences, The Molecular biology division currently comprises 11 research groups with overlapping focus on molecular aspects of biology, ranging from basic research questions on evolutionary aspects of development, to studies of core biochemical and cell biological processes. Frequently these studies are directed toward advancements in industrial practices or providing greater understanding of medical, or health related, -conditions. See more under Focus Groups and Group homepages -coming soon.   

Neural Development in Cnidaria
transient_elav1_labeling

Rentzsch Group

The group is using the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis as a model organism for studying the development and regeneration of the nervous system.

Neuronal cell death
Tg(NBTb:mitoRFP)

Fladmark Group

The group is using zebrafish as a model to study mechanisms of neurodegeneration.

Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana
Drosophila Egg chamber and Caco-2 cyst labelled with aPKC/Arm

Drosophila lab UIB

Embryo