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

Physiology TV

An overview of Physiology at the University of Otago.

News

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.

8th September, 2017

PhD student wins two awards at Queenstown Research Week

Congratulations to Mauro Silva, PhD student in the Department of Physiology. Mauro is supervised by Dr Rebecca Campbell.

8th September, 2017

Triennial Medal awarded to Professor Colin Brown

Congratulations to Colin who as been chosen by the Physiological Society of NZ (PSNZ) to be the recipient of the NZ Triennial Medal.

PhD Programme.

Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience

People

Brown Lab

Professor Colin Brown

Colin Brown

Dr Rachael Augustine

Rachael Augustine

Zsuzsanna Barad

Zsuzsanna Barad

Greg Bouwer

Greg Bouwer

Aaron Korpal

Aaron Korpal

Shalini Kumar

Shalini Kumar

Ranjan Roy

Ranjan Roy

Shivani Sethi

Shivani Sethi

Dr Xander Seymour

Xander Seymour

Campbell Lab

Dr Rebecca Campbell

Rebecca Campbell

Dr Eulalia Coutinho

Eulalia Coutinho

Mauro da Silva

Mauro da Silva

Dr Elodie Desroziers

Elodie Desroziers

Bradley Jamieson

Bradley Jamieson

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall

Mel Prescott

Mel Prescott

Empson Lab

Associate Professor Ruth Empson

Ruth Empson

Alison Clare

Alison Clare

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

Aisha Sati

Aisha Sati

Herbison Lab

Professor Allan Herbison

Allan Herbison

Dr Jenny Clarkson

Jenny Clarkson

Pam Cornes

Pam Cornes

Caroline Focke

Caroline Focke

Dr Su Young Han

Su Young Han

Dr Sabine Hessler

Sabine Hessler

Grace Kane

Grace Kane

Alexia Kauff

Alexia Kauff

Dr Xinhuai Liu

Xinhuai Liu

Dr Jamie McQuillan

Jamie McQuillan

Robert Porteous

Robert Porteous

Danielle Schafer

Danielle Schafer

Heyward Lab

Dr Phil Heyward

Phil Heyward

Matt Hall

Matt Hall

Praghalathan Kanthakumar

Praghalathan Kanthakumar

Patrick O'Regan

Patrick O'Regan

Hyland Lab

Professor Brian Hyland

Brian Hyland

Justine Fuller

Justine Fuller

Praghalathan Kanthakumar

Praghalathan Kanthakumar

Iremonger Lab

Dr Karl Iremonger

Karl Iremonger

Caroline Focke

Caroline Focke

Julia Gouws

Julia Gouws

Dr Joon Kim

Joon Kim

Betina Nair

Betina Nair

Piet Lab

Dr Richard Piet

Richard Piet

Greg Bouwer

Greg Bouwer

Bradley Jamieson

Bradley Jamieson

Sheard Lab

Associate Professor Phil Sheard

Phil Sheard

Ash Gillon

Ash Gillon

Navneet Lal

Navneet Lal

Aisha Sati

Aisha Sati

Tups Lab

Dr Alexander Tups

Alexander Tups

Alisa Boucsein

Alisa Boucsein

Kaj Kamstra

Kaj Kamstra

Aline Loehfelm

Aline Loehfelm

Patrick O'Regan

Patrick O'Regan

Dominik Pretz

Dominik Pretz

Dr Mohammed Rizwan

Mohammed Rizwan

Nathan Skinner

Nathan Skinner

Professor Colin Brown

Colin Brown

Professor/Deputy HoD (Research)

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

Phone: 4797354
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: colin.brown@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Rachael Augustine

Rachael Augustine

Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4703442
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: rachael.augustine@otago.ac.nz

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Zsuzsanna Barad

Zsuzsanna Barad

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

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: zsuzsanna.barad@otago.ac.nz

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Greg Bouwer

Greg Bouwer

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4703440
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: gregory.bouwer@otago.ac.nz

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Aaron Korpal

Aaron Korpal

PhD Student

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

Phone: 479 3441
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: koraa786@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Neurohumoral interactions in the development of hypertension

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Shalini Kumar

Shalini Kumar

PhD Student

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

Phone: 470 3441
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: kumsh868@student.otago.ac.nz

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Ranjan Roy

Ranjan Roy

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: royra662@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Cardiac modulation of cardiac sympathetic nerve activity (CSNA) following acute MI

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Shivani Sethi

Shivani Sethi

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: setsh965@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Xander Seymour

Xander Seymour

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Phone: 4703441
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: xander.seymour@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Rebecca Campbell

Rebecca Campbell

Senior Lecturer

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

Phone: 4797343
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: rebecca.campbell@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Eulalia Coutinho

Eulalia Coutinho

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Phone: 470 3445
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: eulalia.coutinho@otago.ac.nz

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Mauro da Silva

Mauro da Silva

PhD Student

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

Phone: 470 3441
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: batma527@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Elodie Desroziers

Elodie Desroziers

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Phone: 4703445
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: elodie.desroziers@otago.ac.nz

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Bradley Jamieson

Bradley Jamieson

Research Assistant

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

Phone: 479 9016
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: bradley.jamieson@otago.ac.nz

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Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall

PhD student

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

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: march198@student.otago.ac.nz

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Mel Prescott

Mel Prescott

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4703444
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: mel.prescott@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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Alison Clare

Alison Clare

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

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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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Aisha Sati

Aisha Sati

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: satai881@student.otago.ac.nz

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Professor Allan Herbison

Allan Herbison

Professor

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

Phone: 4797312
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: allan.herbison@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Jenny Clarkson

Jenny Clarkson

Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4798207
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: jenny.clarkson@otago.ac.nz

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Pam Cornes

Pam Cornes

CNE Co-ordinator

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

Phone: 4703444
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: pamela.cornes@otago.ac.nz

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Caroline Focke

Caroline Focke

PhD Student

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

Phone: 470 3441
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: caroline.focke@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Su Young Han

Su Young Han

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Phone: 479 8207
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: su.han@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Sabine Hessler

Sabine Hessler

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Phone: 470 3440
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: sabine.hessler@otago.ac.nz

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Grace Kane

Grace Kane

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 479 7107
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: grace.kane@otago.ac.nz

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Alexia Kauff

Alexia Kauff

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 479 7107
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: alexia.kauff@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Xinhuai Liu

Xinhuai Liu

Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4797107
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: xinhuai.liu@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Jamie McQuillan

Jamie McQuillan

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: jamie.mcquillan@otago.ac.nz

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Robert Porteous

Robert Porteous

Senior Research Technician

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

Phone: 4797107
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: robert.porteous@otago.ac.nz

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Danielle Schafer

Danielle Schafer

MSc 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: schda012@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Phil Heyward

Phil Heyward

Lecturer

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

Phone: 4797383
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: phil.heyward@otago.ac.nz

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Matt Hall

Matt Hall

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: halma582@student.otago.ac.nz

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Praghalathan Kanthakumar

Praghalathan Kanthakumar

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: kanpr498@student.otago.ac.nz

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Patrick O'Regan

Patrick O'Regan

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: orepa357@student.otago.ac.nz

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Professor Brian Hyland

Brian Hyland

Head of Department

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

Phone: 4797342
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: brian.hyland@otago.ac.nz

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Justine Fuller

Justine Fuller

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4797344
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: justine.fuller@otago.ac.nz

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Praghalathan Kanthakumar

Praghalathan Kanthakumar

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: kanpr498@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Karl Iremonger

Karl Iremonger

Lecturer

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

Phone: 479 7300
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: karl.iremonger@otago.ac.nz

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Caroline Focke

Caroline Focke

PhD Student

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

Phone: 470 3441
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: caroline.focke@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

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Julia Gouws

Julia Gouws

MSc Student

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

Phone: 479 9016
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: gouju437@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Joon Kim

Joon Kim

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Phone: 479 3445
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: joon.kim@otago.ac.nz

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Betina Nair

Betina Nair

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 470 3440
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: betina.nair@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Richard Piet

Richard Piet

Research Fellow

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

Phone: 479 9016
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: richard.piet@otago.ac.nz

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Greg Bouwer

Greg Bouwer

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4703440
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: gregory.bouwer@otago.ac.nz

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Bradley Jamieson

Bradley Jamieson

Research Assistant

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

Phone: 479 9016
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: bradley.jamieson@otago.ac.nz

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Associate Professor Phil Sheard

Phil Sheard

Associate Professor

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

Phone: 4797045
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: phil.sheard@otago.ac.nz

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Ash Gillon

Ash Gillon

PhD Student

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

Phone: 479 7093
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: gilas992@student.otago.ac.nz

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Navneet Lal

Navneet Lal

PhD Student

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

Phone: 4794093
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: navneet.lal@otago.ac.nz

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Aisha Sati

Aisha Sati

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: satai881@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr Alexander Tups

Alexander Tups

Senior Lecturer

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

Phone: 479 4862
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: alexander.tups@otago.ac.nz

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Alisa Boucsein

Alisa Boucsein

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: a.boucsein@otago.ac.nz

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Kaj Kamstra

Kaj Kamstra

PhD Student

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

Phone: 470 3441
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: kamka518@student.otago.ac.nz

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Aline Loehfelm

Aline Loehfelm

PhD Student

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

Phone: 470 3441
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: loeal728@student.otago.ac.nz

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Patrick O'Regan

Patrick O'Regan

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: orepa357@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dominik Pretz

Dominik Pretz

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: dominik.pretz@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Mohammed Rizwan

Mohammed Rizwan

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: mohammed.rizwan@otago.ac.nz

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Nathan Skinner

Nathan Skinner

PhD Student

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

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: skina239@student.otago.ac.nz

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Having a Summer Research Scholarship opened up a lot more opportunities for me to explore my career potentials. I strongly recommend taking up this opportunity because it definitely gave me the confidence and skills essential for my future endeavors.

Aye Thaung - Summer Research Student 2010/2011