The effect of sleep deprivation on the reaction time of Drosophila melanogaster flies

By Rebecca Mckelvey 2016

By¬†Filitsa Theodoridou   As part of my research placement at Imperial College London, I was given the fantastic opportunity by my supervisor, Dr Alice French, to take on my own mini-project. The idea was to test whether the speed of probosis extension reflex (PER) differs between slept and sleep deprived Drosophila melanogaster flies. This was […]