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Alan M Roberts

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Doctoral advisor  Ted Bullock

Name  Alan Roberts
Alan M. Roberts
Fields  Zoology Xenopus Neuroanatomy Electrophysiology
Institutions  University of Bristol Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of California, San Diego
Alma mater  University of Cambridge (BA) University of California, Los Angeles (PhD)
Thesis  Recurrent Inhibition in the Giant Fibre System of the Crayfish and its Effect on the Excitability of the Escape Response (1967)
Influences  Hans Lissmann George E. Coghill

Alan Madoc Roberts (born 1941) FRS is Emeritus professor of Zoology in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol.



Roberts was educated at Rugby School and the University of Cambridge, where he studied Natural Sciences (Zoology) at Trinity College, Cambridge. He went on to study at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he was awarded a PhD in 1967 for research supervised by Theodore Holmes Bullock on the escape response of Crayfish.

Awards and honours

Roberts was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2015. His certificate of election reads:


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