Nigel S. Atkinson

Professor of Neuroscience

Molecular neurobiology and genetics of ion channels in Drosophila.

Nigel Atkinson received his doctoral degree, studying yeast RNA processing, from Hershey Medical Center at Penn State University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied Drosophila neurogenetics and cloned the first example of a BK type Ca2+-activated K+ channel gene.

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