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Tom Matheson

Department of Neuroscience
University of Leicester
United Kingdom


Reader in Neurobiology

Research Interest

Neurobiology: Our research analyses the function of sensory and motor systems in insects. We seek to understand how limb movements are controlled, and we are interested in how the properties of nerve cells change over time or through experience (neuronal plasticity).


  • Calas-List D, Clare AJ, Komissarova A, Nielsen TA and Matheson T (2014) Motor inhibition affects the speed but not accuracy of aimed limb movements in an insect. Journal of Neuroscience 34: 7509 - 7521.

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