University of Otago.Department of Physiology.Department of Physiology.

Physiology TV

An overview of Physiology at the University of Otago.

News

9th February, 2018

Dahlia based diabetes drug developed by Physiology researcher ready for human trials

In partnership with Plant and Food Research, researchers will soon begin human trials of a drug made from dahlias.

9th January, 2018

Otago breakthrough in diabetic heart disease

The molecule responsible for heart disease in diabetics has been identified by University of Otago researchers, greatly improving chances of survival.

13th November, 2017

Otago study could mean hope for infertile couples

Crucial new information about how the brain controls fertility has been unlocked by University of Otago researchers, with their findings just published in prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

13th November, 2017

Phenomenal success for Physiology researchers in latest Marsden funding round

Four 3-year project grants were awarded to Department of Physiology researchers in this year’s Marsden Fund - totalling over $3.8M.

25th October, 2017

Charlotte Steel, BSc (Hons) NEUR student in the Department has gained a Cambridge Rutherford Memorial PhD Scholarship

Our congratulations to Charlotte who is currently completing a BSc (Hons) degree in Neuroscience in the Department of Physiology with supervisor Assoc Prof Phil Sheard.

Next Event

26th February, 2018

Rachel Lund (1-yr PhD Presentation)

 
PhD Programme.

Emtech (Electromechanical Workshop)

Emtech is located in the basement of the Lindo Ferguson Building adjacent to Physiology space. Its two staff are administered by the Department of Physiology but operate a stand-alone full-cost recovery budget with contracts with the Department of Physiology.

We have the following skills and services all on site here on the University Campus:

A few examples of equipment we service:

Microscopes, Centrifuges, Ice machines, Freeze driers, Autoclaves, Ovens, Incubators, Vacuum pumps, Stirrer hotplates, Water baths, Guillotines, Binders

Anti Vibration Tables are a speciality

Estimates can be given on a ±20% basis.

Contact

James Woods

Leo Van Rens

For technical assistance with existing and future jobs contact the Emtech Workshop on 479 7304 and speak to james.woods@otago.ac.nz or leonardus.van.rens@otago.ac.nz.

For assistance with administration and accounts contact Karla Sellwood on 479 7612, email: karla.sellwood@otago.ac.nz

Emtech - Your one stop technical shop. Efficient friendly service guaranteed!

I spent my summer doing something that I'm passionate about!

Erin Hoskins - Summer Research Student 2009/2010