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

Physiology TV

An overview of Physiology at the University of Otago.

News

20th November, 2014

Physiology staff and student awarded HRC Career Development Awards

4th November, 2014

Great success for Physiology Department in latest Marsden funding round

We have had outstanding success in this year's Royal Society of NZ Marsden funding round.

8th October, 2014

Department of Physiology welcomes two neuroscientists

17th September, 2014

Ultra runner plans tribute

15th September, 2014

Team Physiology take part in Dunedin Marathon

Next Event

1st December, 2014

Parul Dixit (PhD Student, Department of Physiology, 1-year presentation)

 
PhD Programme.

Our People


Dr Toni Alsop

Toni Alsop

Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson

Dr Zoe Ashley

Zoe Ashley

Dr Rachael Augustine

Rachael Augustine

Dr Andrew Bahn

Andrew Bahn

Andrew Barlow

Andrew Barlow

Daniel Barth

Daniel Barth

Dr Matt Bevin

Matt Bevin

Greg Bouwer

Greg Bouwer

John Brady

John Brady

Jonathan Braun

Jonathan Braun

Associate Professor Colin Brown

Colin Brown

Dr Carol Bussey

Carol Bussey

Associate Professor Grant Butt

Grant Butt

Erin Cameron

Erin Cameron

Dr Rebecca Campbell

Rebecca Campbell

Pauline Campos

Pauline Campos

Tanya Cheung

Tanya Cheung

Dr Rahul Chopra

Rahul Chopra

Dr Jenny Clarkson

Jenny Clarkson

Janine Cockburn

Janine Cockburn

Dr Steven Condliffe

Steven Condliffe

Denise Cone

Denise Cone

Rosalind Cook

Rosalind Cook

Pam Cornes

Pam Cornes

Associate Professor Pat Cragg

Pat Cragg

Katja Czieselsky

Katja Czieselsky

Lorna Daniels

Lorna Daniels

Simon de Croft

Simon de Croft

Sue Deans

Sue Deans

Parul Dixit

Parul Dixit

Hayden Donnelly

Hayden Donnelly

Dr John Egbuji

John Egbuji

Associate Professor Ruth Empson

Ruth Empson

Dr Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Lisa Fan

Lisa Fan

Liam Farley

Liam Farley

Tracey Fleet

Tracey Fleet

Ingrid Fomison-Nurse

Ingrid Fomison-Nurse

Dr Martin Fronius

Martin Fronius

Justine Fuller

Justine Fuller

Safina Gadeock

Safina Gadeock

Dianne Galvin

Dianne Galvin

Dr Susan George

Susan George

Mike Gill

Mike Gill

Ashley Gillon

Ashley Gillon

Karen Grant

Karen Grant

Dr Kirk Hamilton

Kirk Hamilton

Dr Su Young Han

Su Young Han

Ray Hannagan

Ray Hannagan

Dr Chris Harvey

Chris Harvey

Professor Alison Heather

Alison Heather

Professor Allan Herbison

Allan Herbison

Dr Phil Heyward

Phil Heyward

Rachael  Holloway

Rachael Holloway

Gillian Hughes

Gillian Hughes

Professor Brian Hyland

Brian Hyland

Dr Karl Iremonger

Karl Iremonger

Robyn Irvine

Robyn Irvine

Dr Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Dr Rajesh Katare

Rajesh Katare

Dr Marina Kazantseva

Marina Kazantseva

Philip Kelly

Philip Kelly

Claudia Knake

Claudia Knake

Aaron Korpal

Aaron Korpal

Dr Andrea Kwakowsky

Andrea Kwakowsky

Dr Regis Lamberts

Regis Lamberts

Bob Lee

Bob Lee

Dr Christoph Lindemann

Christoph Lindemann

Dr Xinhuai Liu

Xinhuai Liu

Associate Professor Fiona McDonald

Fiona McDonald

Janet McLay

Janet McLay

Timothy McLennan

Timothy McLennan

Linda McNeill

Linda McNeill

Sven Mehlitz

Sven Mehlitz

Michael Milne

Michael Milne

Aleisha Moore

Aleisha Moore

Charlotte Morris

Charlotte Morris

Heather Muir

Heather Muir

Emani Munasinghe

Emani Munasinghe

Angus Neill

Angus Neill

Kathrine Nielsen

Kathrine Nielsen

Mariko Ono

Mariko Ono

Thrishila Parshu Ram

Thrishila Parshu Ram

Chris Perk

Chris Perk

Dr Richard Piet

Richard Piet

Robert Porteous

Robert Porteous

Daniil Potapov

Daniil Potapov

Kyoko Potapov

Kyoko Potapov

Emmet Power

Emmet Power

Mel Prescott

Mel Prescott

Katie Price

Katie Price

Nima Purvis

Nima Purvis

Shruti Rawal

Shruti Rawal

John Rhodes

John Rhodes

Dr Ely Rodrigues

Ely Rodrigues

Ranjan Roy

Ranjan Roy

Gaurav Samuel

Gaurav Samuel

Dr Daryl Schwenke

Daryl Schwenke

Dr Kate Sears

Kate Sears

Dr Sonja Seeger-Armbruster

Sonja Seeger-Armbruster

Karla Sellwood

Karla Sellwood

Xander Seymour

Xander Seymour

Associate Professor Phil Sheard

Phil Sheard

Fran Short

Fran Short

Aaron Singline

Aaron Singline

Lynn Slobbe

Lynn Slobbe

Roseanna Smither

Roseanna Smither

Jacqui Sue

Jacqui Sue

Maureen Symister

Maureen Symister

Paul Treadwell

Paul Treadwell

Dr Steve Tripp

Steve Tripp

Dr Alexander Tups

Alexander Tups

Leo Van Rens

Leo Van Rens

Abi Walker

Abi Walker

Rachel Wallace

Rachel Wallace

Adam Ware

Adam Ware

James Woods

James Woods

Dr Joe Yip

Joe Yip

Joe Zhang

Joe Zhang

Dr Toni Alsop

Toni Alsop

Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 4705773
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: toni-ann.alsop@otago.ac.nz

Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson

Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 4795773
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: ross.anderson@otago.ac.nz

Dr Zoe Ashley

Zoe Ashley

Postdoctoral 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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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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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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Andrew Barlow

Andrew Barlow

Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 4795773
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: andrew.barlow@otago.ac.nz

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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Dr Matt Bevin

Matt Bevin

Professional Practice Fellow

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

Phone: 4795604
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: matt.bevin@otago.ac.nz

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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John Brady

John Brady

MSc Student

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

Phone: 4797093
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: brajo083@student.otago.ac.nz

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Jonathan Braun

Jonathan Braun

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: brajo386@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Modulation of epithelial function by gram-negative bacteria.

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Associate Professor Colin Brown

Colin Brown

Associate 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 Carol Bussey

Carol Bussey

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: carol.bussey@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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Erin Cameron

Erin Cameron

Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 4795603
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: erin.cameron@otago.ac.nz

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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Pauline Campos

Pauline Campos

PhD Student

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: campos.pln@gmail.com

Thesis topic: Neuropeptide regulation of GnRH neurons.

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Show Herbison Lab page.

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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Dr Rahul Chopra

Rahul Chopra

Medical Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 479 7449
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: rahul.chopra@otago.ac.nz

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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Janine Cockburn

Janine Cockburn

Financial Administrator

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

Phone: 4795406
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: janine.cockburn@otago.ac.nz

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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Denise Cone

Denise Cone

HUBS - Technician

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

Phone: 4797281
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: denise.cone@otago.ac.nz

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Rosalind Cook

Rosalind Cook

PhD Student

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

Phone: 4703417
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: cooro724@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Adrenergic modulation of the diabetic heart

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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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Associate Professor Pat Cragg

Pat Cragg

Associate Professor

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

Phone: 4797334
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: pat.cragg@otago.ac.nz

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Katja Czieselsky

Katja Czieselsky

Assistant 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: katja.czieselsky@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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Show McDonald Lab page.

Simon de Croft

Simon de Croft

PhD Student

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: strsi175@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Characterisation of kisspeptin neurons in the arcuate nucleus of the mouse.

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Sue Deans

Sue Deans

Technical Manager

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

Phone: 4795106
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: sue.deans@otago.ac.nz

Parul Dixit

Parul Dixit

PhD Student

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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Hayden Donnelly

Hayden Donnelly

BMedSc Hons student

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: donha475@student.otago.ac.nz

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Dr John Egbuji

John Egbuji

Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 4797449
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: john.egbuji@otago.ac.nz

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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Dr Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Lecturer

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

Phone: 4703414
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: jeff.erickson@otago.ac.nz

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Lisa Fan

Lisa Fan

Assistant Research Fellow/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: lisa.fan@otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Modulation of ion transport properties in colonic inflammation.

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Liam Farley

Liam Farley

Teaching Fellow

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: liam.farley@otago.ac.nz

Tracey Fleet

Tracey Fleet

Departmental Administrator

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

Phone: 4797317
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: tracey.fleet@otago.ac.nz

Ingrid Fomison-Nurse

Ingrid Fomison-Nurse

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4797512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: ingrid.fomison-nurse@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: 4796081
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: martin.fronius@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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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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Dianne Galvin

Dianne Galvin

Financial Manager

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

Phone: 4795228
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: dianne.galvin@otago.ac.nz

Dr Susan George

Susan George

Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 4797300
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: susan.george@otago.ac.nz

Mike Gill

Mike Gill

Teaching IT Support

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

Phone: 4797182
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: mike.gill@otago.ac.nz

Ashley Gillon

Ashley Gillon

MSc Student

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

Phone: 4797093
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: gilas992@student.otago.ac.nz

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Karen Grant

Karen Grant

Financial Administrator

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

Phone: 479 7417
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: karen.grant@otago.ac.nz

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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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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Ray Hannagan

Ray Hannagan

Lab Technician

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

Phone: 4797310
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: ray.hannagan@otago.ac.nz

Dr Chris Harvey

Chris Harvey

Lab Technician

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

Phone: 479 7310
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: chris.harvey@otago.ac.nz

Professor Alison Heather

Alison Heather

Professor

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

Phone: 479 7399
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: alison.heather@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 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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Rachael Holloway

Rachael Holloway

Compliance Officer

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

Phone: 4797332
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: rachael.holloway@otago.ac.nz

Gillian Hughes

Gillian Hughes

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4703417
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: gill.hughes@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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Dr Karl Iremonger

Karl Iremonger

Lecturer

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

Phone: 4795210
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: karl.iremonger@otago.ac.nz

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Robyn Irvine

Robyn Irvine

Assistant Technician

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

Phone: 4797310
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: robyn.irvine@otago.ac.nz

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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Dr Rajesh Katare

Rajesh Katare

Senior Lecturer

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

Phone: 4797292
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: rajesh.katare@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Marina Kazantseva

Marina Kazantseva

Assistant Research Fellow

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: marina.kazantseva@otago.ac.nz

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Philip Kelly

Philip Kelly

HUBS - Professional Practice Fellow

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

Phone: 4797737
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: philip.kelly@otago.ac.nz

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Claudia Knake

Claudia Knake

PhD Student

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

Phone: 4799251
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: knacl239@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Identification of the kynurenic acid efflux transporter in astrocytes and its regulation via urate.

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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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Dr Andrea Kwakowsky

Andrea Kwakowsky

Research 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: andrea.kwakowsky@otago.ac.nz

Dr Regis Lamberts

Regis Lamberts

Senior Lecturer

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

Phone: 4703547
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: regis.lamberts@otago.ac.nz

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Bob Lee

Bob Lee

MSc Student/Assistant Research 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: bob.lee@otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Degradation of KCa.3.1 in a polarised epithelium.

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Dr Christoph Lindemann

Christoph Lindemann

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Phone: 4793572
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: christoph.lindemann@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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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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Janet McLay

Janet McLay

Research Technician

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

Phone: 4794211
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: janet.mclay@otago.ac.nz

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Timothy McLennan

Timothy McLennan

Research Assistant

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: mclti432@student.otago.ac.nz

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Linda McNeill

Linda McNeill

HUBS - Secretary

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

Phone: 4797678
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: linda.mcneill@otago.ac.nz

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Sven Mehlitz

Sven Mehlitz

Visiting MSc 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: sven.mehlitz@otago.ac.nz

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Michael Milne

Michael Milne

Visiting student

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: milmi834@student.otago.ac.nz

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Aleisha Moore

Aleisha Moore

PhD Student

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: mooal109@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Investigating alterations within the neuronal network controlling fertility in a model of polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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Charlotte Morris

Charlotte Morris

Lab Technician

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

Phone: 4797310
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: charlotte.morris@otago.ac.nz

Heather Muir

Heather Muir

Purchasing Officer

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

Phone: 4799265
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: heather.muir@otago.ac.nz

Emani Munasinghe

Emani Munasinghe

Research Assistant

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

Phone: 4797512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: munpu857@student.otago.ac.nz

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Angus Neill

Angus Neill

Science Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 479 5602
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: angus.neill@otago.ac.nz

Kathrine Nielsen

Kathrine Nielsen

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: nieka168@student.otago.ac.nz

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Mariko Ono

Mariko Ono

HUBS - Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

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

Phone: 4797281
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: mariko.ono@otago.ac.nz

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Thrishila Parshu Ram

Thrishila Parshu Ram

MSc Student

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

Phone: 4797512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: parth848@student.otago.ac.nz

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Chris Perk

Chris Perk

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4793572
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: chris.perk@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: 4795210
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: richard.piet@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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Daniil Potapov

Daniil Potapov

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: daniil.potapov@otago.ac.nz

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: 470 3440
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: kyoko.potapov@otago.ac.nz

Emmet Power

Emmet Power

PhD Student

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: powem222@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Functional consequences of glutamate spillover at a cerebellar synapse.

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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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Katie Price

Katie Price

HUBS - Technician

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

Phone: 4797281
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: katie.price@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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Shruti Rawal

Shruti Rawal

PhD Student

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

Phone: 4797512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: shr25175@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Pathological role of microRNAs in the development of diabetic heart disease

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John Rhodes

John Rhodes

Lab Technician

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

Phone: 4797310
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: john.rhodes@otago.ac.nz

Dr Ely Rodrigues

Ely Rodrigues

Postdoctoral 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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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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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 Daryl Schwenke

Daryl Schwenke

Senior Lecturer

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

Phone: 4797330
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: daryl.schwenke@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Kate Sears

Kate Sears

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4797512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: kate.sears@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Sonja Seeger-Armbruster

Sonja Seeger-Armbruster

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Phone: 4703545
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: sonja.seeger-armbruster@otago.ac.nz

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Karla Sellwood

Karla Sellwood

Administrative Assistant

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

Phone: 4797612
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: karla.sellwood@otago.ac.nz

Xander Seymour

Xander Seymour

PhD Student

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: seyal860@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Reproductive regulation of oxytocin neurons by kisspeptin

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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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Fran Short

Fran Short

Resource Administrator

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

Phone: 4797363
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: fran.short@otago.ac.nz

Aaron Singline

Aaron Singline

IT Support Technician

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

Phone: 479 7182
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: aaron.singline@otago.ac.nz

Lynn Slobbe

Lynn Slobbe

Assistant Research 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: lynn.slobbe@otago.ac.nz

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Roseanna Smither

Roseanna Smither

Assistant Research Fellow

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

Phone: 4703545
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: roseanna.smither@otago.ac.nz

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Jacqui Sue

Jacqui Sue

Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 4795773
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: jacqui.sue@otago.ac.nz

Maureen Symister

Maureen Symister

Assistant Technician

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

Phone: 4797310
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: maureen.symister@otago.ac.nz

Paul Treadwell

Paul Treadwell

Computer Support Person

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

Phone: 4797182
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: paul.treadwell@otago.ac.nz

Dr Steve Tripp

Steve Tripp

Medical Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 479 7449
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: steve.tripp@otago.ac.nz

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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Leo Van Rens

Leo Van Rens

Technical Specialist

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

Phone: 4797304
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: leonardus.van.rens@otago.ac.nz

Abi Walker

Abi Walker

Teaching Fellow

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

Phone: 4795773
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: abi.walker@otago.ac.nz

Rachel Wallace

Rachel Wallace

Assistant Research Fellow

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: rachel.wallace@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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James Woods

James Woods

Technical Specialist

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

Phone: 4797304
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: james.woods@otago.ac.nz

Dr Joe Yip

Joe Yip

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: joe.yip@otago.ac.nz

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Joe Zhang

Joe Zhang

PhD Student

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

Phone: 4794211
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: zhazh623@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Regulation of the cardiac ryanodine receptor.

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My interest in Physiology was aroused while doing PHSL345 as part of my 300-level papers. I was intrigued by how little is known about how the human body works under normal and pathological conditions.

Aye Thaung - BBiomedSc (Functional Human Biology) student