Dr Oliver Tills
Teaching and Research Associate (Marine Biology)
School of Biological & Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science & Engineering)
Teaching and Research Associate in the School of Biological and Marine Science
Society for Experimental Biology (SEB)
Tills, O., Spicer, J. & Rundle, S. 2010. Salinity-induced heterokairy in an upper-estuarine population of the snail Radix balthica(Mollusca: Pulmonata). Aquatic Biology 9: 95–105.
Tills, O., Rundle, S.D., Salinger, M., Haun, T., Pfenninger, M. & Spicer, J.I. 2011. A genetic basis for intraspecific differencesin developmental timing? Evolution & Development 13: 542–548.
Spicer, J.I., Rundle, S.D. & Tills, O. 2011. Studying the altered timing of physiological events during development: It's about time... or is it? Respiratory physiology & neurobiology 178: 3–12.
Tills, O., Bitterli, T., Culverhouse, P. Spicer, J.I. & Rundle, S.D. 2013. A novel application of motion analysis for detecting stress responses in embryos at different stages of development. BMC Bioinformatics 14: 3-.
Tills, O., Rundle, S.D. & Spicer J.I. 2013. Parent-offspring similarity in the timing of developmental events: an origin of heterochrony? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 280:.
Tills, O., Rundle, S.D. & Spicer, J.I. 2013. Variance in developmental event timing is greatest at low biological levels: implications for heterochrony. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 110: 581-590.
Rudin-Bitterli, T.S., Tills, O., Spicer, J.I., Culverhouse, P.F., Wielhouwer, E.M., Richardson, M.K., Rundle, S.D. 2014. Combining motion analysis and microfluidics - A novel approach for detecting whole-animal responses to test substances. PLoS ONE, 9: e113235.
Tills, O., Truebano, M., Rundle, S.D. 2015. An embryonic transcriptome of the pulmonate snail Radix balthica. Marine Genomics, 24: 259-260.
Tills, O., Sun, X., Rundle, S.D., Heimbach, T., Gibson, T., Cartwright, A., Palmer, M., Rudin-Bitterle, T,. Spicer, J.I. 2016. Reduced pH affects pulsing behaviour and body size in ephyrae of the moon jellyfish, Aurelia aurita. JEMBE, 480: 54-61.
Truebano, M., Tills, O., Spicer, J.I. 2016. Embryonic transcriptome of the brackish water amphipod Gammarus chevreuxi. Marine Genomics. DOI:10.1016/j.margen.2016.02.002
Other academic activities
Finalist for the award - Postgraduate Research Student of the Year 2011
Videos of developing aquatic embryos produced in our lab