Silvia in Westminster

What an incredible experience! It is not often that something can change quite drastically your way of thinking. I never imagined I would get so much out of the Royal Society Pairing Scheme. For context, it is worth keeping in mind the timing of the events: 4th -7th...

PhD scholarship!!!

We are inviting applications for a fully funded PhD project aimed at dissecting the genetics of human handedness. For informal inquiries please contact Silvia (sp58@st-andrews.ac.uk) and for more information see the full advert.

Seminar by Chris McManus

Silvia will host a seminar by Chris McManus on 9th March, 1-2Pm, Seminar Room 1 Why are most people right-handed but some are left-handed? Abstract: Most people are right-handed, but about one in ten is left-handed. Handedness also relates to language asymmetry, most...

PhD project

We are inviting application for a PhD project aimed at characterising genetic variants associated with language disorders. This is a three year project funded by the Cunningham Trust. Email Silvia (sp58@st-andrews.ac.uk) for informal enquiries. See here for more...

New publication!

We are delighted to have contributed a chapter to a new book edited by Lesley Rogers and Giorgio Vallortigara. The book groups a collection of methods used to study laterality in different organisms. Our chapter describes recent advances in mapping genes contributing...

AcademiaNet

Silvia has been interviewed by AcademiaNet about our work on dyslexia genetics. AcademiaNet is a portal aimed at highlighting the achievements of female researchers based across Europe. You can read the interview here.