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Physiology TV

An overview of Physiology at the University of Otago.

News

11th April, 2018

PCOS research featured in the news

The latest exciting findings from Assoc Prof Rebecca Campbell's lab into the role of brain signalling in polycystic ovary syndrome was featured on RadioNZ on 10th April.

14th March, 2018

Is a man's grey matter the same as a woman's? The documentary features Professor Allan Herbison and Dr Jenny Clarkson and was made with the support of NZ on Air.

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.

Next Event

30th April, 2018

(i) Aisha Sati & (ii) Sahib Rasulov, 1-yr PhD Presentation, Department of Physiology

 
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!

It's fun getting your hands into the job, e.g. doing experiments on a beating heart. Suddenly all those theories you have been learning about, are made real!

Juliet Kane - BSc (Physiology) student