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BSc Hons Neuroscience, 2015 (Dalhousie University, Canada)

MSc Neurosciences, 2017 (Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, University of Göttingen, Germany)

DPhil Ion Channels and Disease, 2022 (Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK)

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Allison Barry

BSc MSc DPhil

Postdoctoral Neuroscientist

pain neurobiology, transcriptomics, bioinformatics


My current research focuses on the molecular profiling of murine DRG neurons in pai​nful conditions. Processed sequencing data can be found on our database (DRG Directory).

I have a background in sensory physiology, having previously worked under Prof. Ian Meinertzhagen and Dr. Vic Rafuse at Dalhousie University (Halifax, CA). I completed my MSc at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine (Göttingen, DE) with Prof. Manuela Schmidt, and a DPhil at the University of Oxford with Prof. David Bennett and Dr. Giorgos Baskozos.

Research groups



Medical Research Council

Previous funders

Wellcome Trust

GTC MSDTC Scholarship


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