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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.

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Professor Allan Herbison

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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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Martin H. Fischer