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30th March, 2017

Physiology student wins School’s Prize for Best Summer Scholarship report

Congratulations to Julia Gouws (supervisor Dr Karl Iremonger) who was awarded 1st= for the School of Biomedical Sciences Dean’s Prize for best Summer Scholarship Report for 2016/17.

30th March, 2017

Department of Physiology staff continue to be involved in fantastic Lab in a Box initiative

Lab in a Box is a mobile science laboratory, built in a 20 foot shipping container. It comes fully equipped with both science “gear” and people. Researchers and students from around New Zealand (or indeed around the World) are involved in this fantast

9th March, 2017

Anatomy and Physiology at Otago now in the World University Rankings!

Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Otago have ranked 24th in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings.

8th March, 2017

Key finding promises early detection of cardiovascular disease in diabetics

While in India to deliver the keynote address at JIPMER’s Karaikal's campus last week, Assoc Prof Rajesh Katare was interviewed by one of India’s leading newspapers, The Hindu.

3rd March, 2017

Physiology researcher awarded Lottery Health Research Project Grant

Congratulations to Associate Professor Rajesh Katare who was awarded a research project grant of $88,246 over two years.

Next Event

1st May, 2017

(i) Pearl Matahiki Tumuaki (Manager, Māori Centre) & (ii) Zoe Bristowe (Māori Health Workforce Development Unit)

 
PhD Programme.

Membrane & Ion Transport

People

Bahn Lab

Dr Andrew Bahn

Andrew Bahn

Ethan Cain

Ethan Cain

Khanh Nguyen

Khanh Nguyen

Nima Purvis

Nima Purvis

Shervarn Sita

Shervarn Sita

Butt Lab

Associate Professor Grant Butt

Grant Butt

Dr Lisa Fan

Lisa Fan

Safina Gadeock

Safina Gadeock

Dr Ely Rodrigues

Ely Rodrigues

Gaurav Samuel

Gaurav Samuel

Condliffe Lab

Dr Steven Condliffe

Steven Condliffe

Nikhil Arora

Nikhil Arora

Empson Lab

Associate Professor Ruth Empson

Ruth Empson

Emma Deeney

Emma Deeney

Parul Dixit

Parul Dixit

Manju Ganesh

Manju Ganesh

Mohamed Ibrahim

Mohamed Ibrahim

Javier Jiminez Martin

Javier Jiminez Martin

Kyoko Potapov

Kyoko Potapov

Daniil Potapov

Daniil Potapov

Dr Emmet Power

Emmet Power

Fronius Lab

Dr Martin Fronius

Martin Fronius

Dr Zoe Ashley

Zoe Ashley

Jan-Peter Baldin

Jan-Peter Baldin

Daniel Barth

Daniel Barth

Michael Jennings

Michael Jennings

Pinky Lal

Pinky Lal

Sama Mugloo

Sama Mugloo

Eugene Saw

Eugene Saw

Hamilton Lab

Dr Kirk Hamilton

Kirk Hamilton

Joshua April

Joshua April

Rachel Farquhar

Rachel Farquhar

Elliot Pilmore

Elliot Pilmore

Monique Scott

Monique Scott

Jones Lab

Dr Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Aram Babakr

Aram Babakr

Akash Chakraborty

Akash Chakraborty

Dr Luis Gonano

Luis Gonano

Janet McLay

Janet McLay

Dr Michelle Munro

Michelle Munro

Chidinma Okolo

Chidinma Okolo

Sajida Parveen

Sajida Parveen

Isabelle van Hout

Isabelle van Hout

Alex Wong

Alex Wong

McDonald Lab

Associate Professor Fiona McDonald

Fiona McDonald

Joshua April

Joshua April

Tanya Cheung

Tanya Cheung

Lorna Daniels

Lorna Daniels

Sama Mugloo

Sama Mugloo

Monique Scott

Monique Scott

Adam Ware

Adam Ware

Dr Andrew Bahn

Andrew Bahn

Senior Lecturer

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797314
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: andrew.bahn@otago.ac.nz

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Ethan Cain

Ethan Cain

PGDipSci Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4215
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: caiet395@student.otago.ac.nz

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Khanh Nguyen

Khanh Nguyen

BbBiomedSc (Hons)

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4215
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: nguho784@student.otago.ac.nz

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Nima Purvis

Nima Purvis

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 470 3417
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: purni733@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Pathophysiology role of microRNAs in cardiac stem cells in regeneration of the diseased heart

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Shervarn Sita

Shervarn Sita

PGDipSci Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4215
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: sitsh786@student.otago.ac.nz

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Associate Professor Grant Butt

Grant Butt

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797319
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: grant.butt@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Lisa Fan

Lisa Fan

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: lisa.fan@otago.ac.nz

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Safina Gadeock

Safina Gadeock

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: gadsa622@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: The impact of NOD2 mutations associated with IBD on the properties of the intestinal epithelium

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Dr Ely Rodrigues

Ely Rodrigues

Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: ely.rodrigues@otago.ac.nz

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Gaurav Samuel

Gaurav Samuel

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: samga593@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: The effect of NOD2 mutations on the response of intestinal epithelial cells to commensal bacteria

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Dr Steven Condliffe

Steven Condliffe

Senior Lecturer

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797338
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: steven.condliffe@otago.ac.nz

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Nikhil Arora

Nikhil Arora

BBiomedSc(Hons)

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4215
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: aroni902@student.otago.ac.nz

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Associate Professor Ruth Empson

Ruth Empson

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797464
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: ruth.empson@otago.ac.nz

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Emma Deeney

Emma Deeney

BSc(Hons) NEUR

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7383
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: deeem152@student.otago.ac.nz

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Parul Dixit

Parul Dixit

PhD Student/Assistant Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: dixpa159@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Identifying the best source of stem cells for cardiac regeneration.

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Manju Ganesh

Manju Ganesh

PhD student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 5210
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: ganma472@student.otago.ac.nz

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Mohamed Ibrahim

Mohamed Ibrahim

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7337
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: ibrmo047@student.otago.ac.nz

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Javier Jiminez Martin

Javier Jiminez Martin

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 5201
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: jimja443@student.otago.ac.nz

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Kyoko Potapov

Kyoko Potapov

Assistant Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 5210
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: kyoko.potapov@otago.ac.nz

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Daniil Potapov

Daniil Potapov

Assistant Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: daniil.potapov@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Emmet Power

Emmet Power

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4236
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: emmet.power@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Martin Fronius

Martin Fronius

Senior Lecturer

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 471 6081
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: martin.fronius@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Zoe Ashley

Zoe Ashley

Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4703415
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: zoe.ashley@otago.ac.nz

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Jan-Peter Baldin

Jan-Peter Baldin

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 6371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: balja072@student.otago.ac.nz

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Daniel Barth

Daniel Barth

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 6371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: barda933@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Characterising the effect of shear force on the activity of epithelial sodium and acid sensing ion channels

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Michael Jennings

Michael Jennings

Assistant Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: michael.jennings@otago.ac.nz

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Pinky Lal

Pinky Lal

BSc (Hons)

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4215
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: lalpi755@student.otago.ac.nz

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Sama Mugloo

Sama Mugloo

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 6371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: mugsa771@student.otago.ac.nz

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Eugene Saw

Eugene Saw

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

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Dr Kirk Hamilton

Kirk Hamilton

Senior Lecturer

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797252
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: kirk.hamilton@otago.ac.nz

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Joshua April

Joshua April

PGDipSci Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: aprjo818@student.otago.ac.nz

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Rachel Farquhar

Rachel Farquhar

MSc student/Assistant Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7315
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: farra956@student.otago.ac.nz

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Elliot Pilmore

Elliot Pilmore

MSc Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: pilel408@student.otago.ac.nz

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Monique Scott

Monique Scott

PGDipSci

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: scomo001@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Senior Lecturer

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4703548
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: pete.jones@otago.ac.nz

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Aram Babakr

Aram Babakr

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 470 3417
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: babar792@student.otago.ac.nz

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Akash Chakraborty

Akash Chakraborty

PhD student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: chaak871@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Luis Gonano

Luis Gonano

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 470 3572
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: luis.gonano@otago.ac.nz

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Janet McLay

Janet McLay

Assistant Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 470 3572
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: janet.mclay@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Michelle Munro

Michelle Munro

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: michelle.munro@otago.ac.nz

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Chidinma Okolo

Chidinma Okolo

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 470 3572
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: okoch825@student.otago.ac.nz

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Sajida Parveen

Sajida Parveen

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 470 3417
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: parsa442@student.otago.ac.nz

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Isabelle van Hout

Isabelle van Hout

Assistant Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: isabelle.vanhout@otago.ac.nz

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Alex Wong

Alex Wong

BBBiomedSc (Hons)

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 470 3572
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: alexandergmwong@gmail.com

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Associate Professor Fiona McDonald

Fiona McDonald

Associate Professor/Deputy HoD (Teaching)

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797329
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: fiona.mcdonald@otago.ac.nz

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Joshua April

Joshua April

PGDipSci Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: aprjo818@student.otago.ac.nz

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Tanya Cheung

Tanya Cheung

Assistant Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4796371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: tanya.cheung@otago.ac.nz

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Lorna Daniels

Lorna Daniels

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4211
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: danlo676@student.otago.ac.nz

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Sama Mugloo

Sama Mugloo

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 6371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: mugsa771@student.otago.ac.nz

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Monique Scott

Monique Scott

PGDipSci

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: scomo001@student.otago.ac.nz

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Adam Ware

Adam Ware

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 6371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: warad375@student.otago.ac.nz

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Physiology is the stepchild of medicine. That is why Cinderella often turns out the queen.

Martin H. Fischer