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News

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.

28th August, 2017

Dr Andrew Bahn awarded Arthritis NZ Project Grant

Congratulations to Dr Bahn who has been awarded a $60K grant for his project “Identification of oxypurinol transporters to decipher drug-drug interactions in gout treatment”.

25th August, 2017

Congratulations to Lorna Daniels, PhD

Lorna Daniels’ PhD thesis has made the Health Sciences Divisional List of Exceptional Doctoral theses.

14th August, 2017

Professor Colin Brown recognised by the British Society for Neuroendocrinology (BSN)

Prof Brown has been awarded the 2017 Mortyn Jones Memorial Medal, which is awarded annually by the BSN.

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30th October, 2017

Dr Alexander Tups (Department of Physiology)

 
PhD Programme.

Seminars

Unless stated otherwise, Departmental Seminars are held in the Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00 on the day specified.

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Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th December 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Fenja Knopp (Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany)

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Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th November 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Andrew La Gerche, Sports Cardiology, Baker Institute, Melbourne

CRP focus group invited speaker

The importance of the pre-systemic circulation in health and disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th November 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Jenny Clarkson (Department of Physiology)

The role of arcuate nucleus kisspeptin neurons in the generation of luteinising hormone pulses

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th November 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Alison Heather (Department of Physiology)

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Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 8th November 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr André Dagenais (Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Lung Research Unit, Institute of Clinical Research, Montreal)

Lung liquid clearance and Na+ transport during lung injury: The Titanic paradox.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 6th November 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Rebecca Campbell (Department of Physiology)

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Department of Physiology

Monday, 30th October 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Alexander Tups (Department of Physiology)

The circadian clock, metabolism and Alzheimer’s disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th October 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Belinda Cridge (Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology)

Toxicology: health, agriculture and the environment: research examples and funding opportunities

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th October 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Javier Jimenez Martin (1-yr PhD Presentation, Department of Physiology)

Visualising cortical connectivity during motor learning

Department of Physiology

Monday, 25th September 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor John Evans (Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Otago Christchurch)

Isaac Newton knew things about cancer: An intersection of physics and biology

Department of Physiology

Monday, 18th September 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Karl Iremonger (Department of Physiology)

Neural signatures of stress

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th September 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Jim Elliott, William Evans Visiting Fellow (Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago)

Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Spinal Cord and Skeletal Muscle in Whiplash...have we found the biology of whiplash?

Department of Physiology

Friday, 1st September 2017 - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre at 5.30 p.m.

Professor Joseph Takahashi (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)

The 24 hour clock in our DNA

Department of Physiology

Friday, 25th August 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 2.00 p.m.

Professor Bjorn Knollman (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville)

Modeling Heart Disease with Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells – Challenges and Progress

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st August 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Sharad Kumar (Centre for Cancer Biology, University of South Australia & SA Pathology, Adelaide)

Ubiquitination and the regulation of membrane proteins

Professor Kumar is the invited speaker for the Department's Membrane and Ion Transport Research Focus Group

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th August 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Kate Thomas (Department of Surgical Sciences)

Turning up the heat on peripheral haemodynamics

Department of Physiology

Monday, 7th August 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Elliot Pilmore (MSc Final Presentation, Department of Physiology)

Retromer associated sorting nexins SNX1, SNX4, and SNX27 and the trafficking and basolateral membrane population of the intermediate conductance calcium-activated potassium channel (KCa3.1) in polarised epithelial cells

Department of Physiology

Monday, 31st July 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Sajida Parveen & (ii) Eugene Saw (PhD 1-year presentations, Department of Physiology)

(i) Understanding Altered Heart Rate Generation in the Type 2 Diabetic Sinoatrial Node
(ii) Functional role of choline acetyltransferase in the diabetic heart

Department of Physiology

Monday, 24th July 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Louise Bicknell (Department of Pathology)

Insights into human growth and development through studying rare genetic disorders

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th July 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Luis Gonano (Department of Physiology)

Phosphorylation of RyR2 by Protein Kinase G: functional effects and pharmacological implications.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th July 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Danielle Schafer (MSc Final Presentation, Department of Physiology)

Functional Characterisation of Direct Neural Inputs to Arcuate Kisspeptin Neurons in the Mouse

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd July 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Aaron Korpal (PhD Final presentation, Department of Physiology)

Mechanisms of the contribution of vasopressin to the development of hypertension

Department of Physiology

Monday, 26th June 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Peter Mace (Department of Biochemistry)

Pseudo(Kinase) signaling and beyond

Department of Physiology

Monday, 19th June 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Robert Fagerlund (Department of Microbiology & Immunology)

DNA capture and integration by the type I-F CRISPR-Cas adaptation complex from Pectobacterium atrosepticum

Department of Physiology

Monday, 12th June 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Daniel Barth (PhD Final presentation, Department of Physiology)

Characterising the effect of shear force on the activity of epithelial sodium and acid-sensing ion channels

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd May 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Michele Coleman (Research & Development Manager, Health Sciences)

Preparing your Portfolio for the 2018 round

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th May 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Rajesh Katare (Department of Physiology)

MicroRNAs in diabetic heart: from biomarker to target for therapy

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th May 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Lorna Daniels (Final PhD presentation, Department of Physiology)

The role of CaMKIIδ in diabetic cardiac dysfunction

Department of Physiology

Monday, 1st May 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture theatre at 13:00.

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

(i) Whakakotahitanga: Working collectively to support transition, retention & achievement of Māori students

(ii) How Māori are Excelling in Health Sciences Study at Otago: A Snapshot

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th April 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Adam Ware (Department of Physiology, Final PhD presentation)

COMMD10 regulates ENaC trafficking through effects on endocytosis and recycling

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd April 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Kathrine Nielsen (Department of Physiology, Final PhD presentation)

A protective role for exercise in the age-related loss of muscle mass

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th March 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Luke Worthington (Department of Physiology, Final MSc presentation)

A Potential Role for CaMKII in the Early Progression of Atherosclerosis

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th March 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Bradley Jamieson (Department of Physiology, Final MSc presentation)

Bidirectional Control of Synaptic Transmission by Endocannabinoids from Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Neurons

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th March 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Aline Loehfelm (Department of Physiology, 1-year PhD presentation)

The effects of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids on neurons and their role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 6th March 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Ashley Gillon & (ii) Joshua Neale (Department of Physiology, 1-year PhD presentation)

(i) Nucleocytoplasmic transport defects as drivers for neurodegeneration in elderly motoneurons
(ii) Role of ghrelin in the angiogenic recovery in diabetic murine model of hindlimb ischemia

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th February 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Parul Dixit (Department of Physiology, Final PhD Presentation)

Identifying the best source of autologous progenitors for cardiac regeneration

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th February 2017 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Safina Gadeock (Departmental of Physiology, Final PhD Presentation)

Human Colonic Organoids: An epithelial barrier model of Crohn’s Disease

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 16th February 2017 - Gowland Lecture Theatre at 2.00 p.m.

Professor Julian Paton (School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol)

Targeting afferents in cardiovascular-respiratory disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th February 2017 - Room G10, Frederick Street at 13:00.

(i) Sama Mugloo & (ii) Manju Ganesh (1-year PhD presentations)

(i) Epithelial Sodium Channel (ENaC) : an emerging regulator of vascular physiology
(ii) Pericyte therapeutics to repair the stroke-lesioned brain

Department of Physiology

Monday, 12th December 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 1.00 p.m.

Professor Costanza Emanueli (School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol)

MicroRNAs and exosomes at the cross road between basic science and clinical applications

Department of Physiology

Friday, 9th December 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 2:00 p.m..

Dr Ian Duguid (Centre for Integrative Physiology, University of Edinburgh)

Dendritic excitation-inhibition balance shapes cerebellar output during motor behaviour

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th December 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 1:00 p.m..

Aram Babakr (Department of Physiology, 1-yr PhD presentation)

How does epicardial adipose tissue make the human heart more susceptible to atrial fibrillation?

Department of Physiology

Friday, 2nd December 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 2:00 p.m..

Professor Burns Blaxall (Director of Translational Science, Heart Institute, University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital)

Therapeutic targeting of cardiac and renal fibrosis

Department of Physiology

Monday, 28th November 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 1:00 p.m..

Dr Mohammed Rizwan (Department of Anatomy)

RFamide-related peptide-3; and its role in the regulation of fertility

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st November 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Nancy Rehrer (School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Sciences)

Chasing the holy grail of exercise - nutrient interactions

Department of Physiology

Monday, 7th November 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Phil Sheard (Department of Physiology)

Age-related changes at the neuromuscular junction

Department of Physiology

Monday, 31st October 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Gregory Monteith (School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland)

TRPV and Oral isoforms in triple negative breast cancers: opportunities for unique pharmacological interventions

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th October 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Joanna Kirman (Department of Microbiology & Immunology)

CD4 T cell memory: dispensable for protection against TB?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th October 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Eulalia Coutinho (Department of Physiology)

Role of steroidogenic factor 1 (SF1) neurons in energy homeostasis and glucose metabolism

Department of Physiology

Monday, 26th September 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Fiona McDonald (Department of Physiology)

Epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) recycling to the cell surface is controlled by Retromer

Department of Physiology

Monday, 19th September 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Stephen Robertson (Department of Pathology)

Constructing the infant brain: Genetic clues from rare diseases

Department of Physiology

Monday, 12th September 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Chidinma Okolo & (ii) Jan-Peter Baldin (Department of Physiology, PhD 1-year Presentation)

(i) Direct regulation of RyR2 by O-GlcNAcylation & (ii) Shear force activation of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC): role of the β and γ subunits

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th September 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Javier Stern (Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta)

Effects of the renin-angiotensin system on hypothalamic neuro-glial communication: implications for neurohumoral activation in cardiovascular diseases

Department of Physiology

Friday, 26th August 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 15:00.

Professor David Eisner (Unit of Cardiac Physiology, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester)

Calcium in the heart: going up and coming down

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd August 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Wally Thomas (Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland)

Bitter taste receptors in the human heart

Professor Thomas is a guest of the Cardiovascular & Respiratory Physiology Research Group.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th August 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Brian Oldfield (Department of Medicine, Monash University)

White, Brown and Beige fat – Implications for anti-obesity therapies
Professor Oldfield is a guest of the Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Research Group.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th August 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Joon Kim (Department of Physiology)

Functional analyses of the neuropeptide FF receptor system

Department of Physiology

Monday, 1st August 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Anna Rolleston (Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences, University of Auckland)

Integration: How clinical research and Māori philosophy find common ground

Dr Rolleston's talk is sponsored by the Otago School of Medical Sciences Māori Strategic Framework group.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 25th July 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Greg Giles (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology)

tDodSNO As A Photoactivated Drug for Targeted Nitric Oxide Release

Department of Physiology

Monday, 18th July 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Jens Waschke (Department of Anatomy, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich)

Atomic force microscopy for characterisation of adhesive and signalling function of desmogleins

Department of Physiology

Monday, 4th July 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Colin Brown (Department of Physiology)

Drinking for two: Central resetting of body fluid homeostasis in pregnancy and lactation

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th June 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Dave Grattan (Department of Anatomy)

Making a mum! Hormone-induced adaptations in the maternal brain

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th June 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Elodie Desroziers (Department of Physiology)

Sexual differentiation of the brain: role of Estradiol and Progesterone!

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th June 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Adam Denny & (ii) Mohamed Ibrahim (Department of Physiology PhD students - 1-year presentation)

(i) Towards an understanding of Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy and (ii) Components of motor learning in a mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 (SCA1)

Department of Physiology

Monday, 30th May 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Associate Professor Grant Butt (Department of Physiology)

The use of colonoids to investigate the influence of bacteria on cell lineage development in the human colonic epithelium

Department of Physiology

Monday, 23rd May 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Shruti Rawal (Department of Physiology PhD student - Final presentation)

Cardiovascular microRNAs: As early modulators in the pathogenesis of diabetic heart disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th May 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Andrew Bahn (Department of Physiology)

Uric acid – an ancient beneficial metabolite turns into a killer of the modern society due to a loss of cellular uric acid homeostasis

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th May 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Akash Chakraborty & (ii) Praghalathan Kanthakumar (Department of Physiology PhD students - 1-year presentation)

(i) Regulation of RyR2 by Protein Kinase CK2
(ii) Do Lithium and Insulin have a common intracellular target in Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3 (GSK3)?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd May 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Sheri Johnson (Department of Zoology)

Do older males deliver the good epigenes?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 18th April 2016 - Rooms 122/123 Hunter Centre, 1.00 p.m.

Rachel Farquhar (Department of Physiology MSc student - Final presentation)

The role of the cytoskeleton and myosin-Vc in the trafficking of KCa3.1

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th April 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Chris Marshall & (ii) Jason Lew (Department of Physiology PhD students - 1-year presentations)

(i) Investigating the functional role of arcuate nucleus neuropeptide Y neurons in the regulation of fertility
(ii) Assessing the effects of exercise intensities in preventing the onset of diabetic heart disease in db/db mouse model

Department of Physiology

Monday, 4th April 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Tim Hore (Department of Anatomy)

DNA demethylation and naive pluripotency

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st March 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Mauro da Silva & (ii) Ramakanth Satthenapalli (Department of Physiology PhD students, 1-year presentations)

(i) Dissecting the role of arcuate nucleus GABA neurons in female fertility
(ii) Novel cellular approach for treatment of diabetic heart disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th March 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Xander Seymour (Department of Physiology PhD student - Final seminar)

Regulation of oxytocin magnocellular neurosecretory cells by kisspeptin in late pregnancy

Department of Physiology

Monday, 7th March 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Chris Baldi (Department of Medicine)

Reduced myofilament calcium sensitivity: the other explanation of diabetic cardiac dysfunction?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 29th February 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Alan Davidson (Molecular Medicine & Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Auckland)

Generation of kidney organoids and human disease modeling with iPS cells

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd February 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Martin Park (Department of Physiology MSc Student, final seminar)

Looking for a negative dopamine reward response in free-moving rats

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th February 2016 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Oby Ebenebe (Department of Physiology PhD student, 1-year presentation)

The effects of estradiol supplementation on the progression of atherosclerosis

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th December 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Rosalind Cook (Department of Physiology, Final PhD presentation)

Cardiac adaptations of β1- and β2-adrenoceptors in a rat model of type II diabetes

Department of Physiology

Monday, 7th December 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Lynda Williams (Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland)

The Impact of a High-Fat Diet on Episodic-Like Memory in Mice

Department of Physiology

Monday, 30th November 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor David Handelsman (Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology & Andrology, University of Sydney)

Customizing Mouse Genetic Models of Hormone Action

Department of Physiology

Monday, 23rd November 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Steven Petrou (Florey Institute, Melbourne)

Basic disease mechanisms in the genetic epilepsies reveal opportunities for targeted therapy.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th November 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Boris Martinac (Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Sydney)

Force from lipids principle: Monitoring mechanosensitive channels using liposomes and fluorescence methods

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th November 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Pete Jones (Department of Physiology)

Physiological and pathological regulation of calcium homeostasis in the heart

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd November 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Allan Herbison (Department of Physiology)

Pulse Generation in the Hypothalamus

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 29th October 2015 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Hospital at 3.00 p.m.

Professor Jeff W. Lichtman (Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Harvard University) Sir John Eccles Prestigious Lecture

The Promises (and Perils) of Connectomics

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 28th October 2015 - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre at 5:30pm

Professor Jeff W. Lichtman (Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Harvard University) - Public Lecture

Looking at brains in a new way: Mapping its wiring diagram down to the level of single connections

Department of Physiology

Monday, 19th October 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Brian Hyland (Department of Physiology)

Adventures in the midline thalamus

Department of Physiology

Monday, 12th October 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Jeff Erickson (Department of Physiology)

CaMKII activation is a nodal signaling event in cardiac pathology

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th October 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Leo Cheng (Auckland Bioengineering Institute, University of Auckland)

Experimental mapping and mathematical modelling of slow wave activity in the stomach and small intestine

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st September 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Bruce Smaill (Auckland Bioengineering Institute & Department of Physiology, University of Auckland)

Cardiac structure, impulse propagation and arrhythmia: Models, maps and mechanisms

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th September 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Ryan Ward (Department of Psychology)

Interactions between motivation and cognition in an animal model of schizophrenia

Department of Physiology

Monday, 7th September 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Charles Bourque (Centre for Research in Neuroscience, McGill University, Montreal, Canada)

The neurophysics of thirst

Department of Physiology

Monday, 24th August 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Anitra Carr (Departmental of Pathology, University of Otago Christchurch)

Vitamin C in human health and disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th August 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Martin Fronius (Department of Physiology)

Epithelial Na+ channel (ENaC): May the (shear) force be with you

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th August 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Chris Pemberton (Christchurch Heart Institute, University of Otago, Christchurch)

50 Shades of Biomarker

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd August 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Michael Pankhurst (Department of Anatomy)

Regulation of female reproduction by anti-Müllerian hormone

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th July 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith (Department of Anatomy)

Mitochondrial DNA diversity in Polynesia and Aotearoa - Implications for settlement history

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th July 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Matloob Husain (Department of Microbiology)

Histone deacetylases: a new family of anti-influenza virus host factors

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th July 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Associate Professor Christine Jasoni (Department of Anatomy)

When the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing. Discovering the genetic and developmental basis of congenital mirror movements

Department of Physiology

Monday, 6th July 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Carolyn Barrett (Department of Physiology, University of Auckland)

Renal sympathetic nerves: what have they got to do with cardiovascular disease?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 29th June 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Rebecca Campbell (Department of Physiology)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome and the brain

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd June 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Regis Lamberts (Department of Physiology)

Autonomic control of the diabetic heart

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th June 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Iain Lamont (Department of Biochemistry)

Microbial physiology – how does the bacterial pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa survive during infection in cystic fibrosis?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th June 2015 - G10, Frederick Street Complex at 13:00.

Emmet Power (Department of Physiology, Final PhD presentation)

Altered Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Activity in the early stages of a mouse model of Spino-cerebellar ataxia type 1 (SCA1)

Department of Physiology

Monday, 25th May 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Joe Zhang, PhD presentation - final

Regulation of cardiac ryanodine receptor

Department of Physiology

Monday, 18th May 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Ranjan Roy and (ii) Aaron Korpal, 1-year PhD Presentations

(i) Central modulation of cardiac sympathetic nerve activity following acute MI;
(ii) Regulation of vasopressin neuron activity in a rat model of angiotensin II-dependent hypertension

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th May 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Thrishila Parshu Ram, Department of Physiology, MSc Final Presentation

Establishing an in vitro condition to study the functional efficacy of cardiac-specific microRNAs

Department of Physiology

Monday, 4th May 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Bronwen Connor (Department of Pharmacology, University of Auckland)

Generation of induced human neural precursor cells by direct cell reprogramming.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th April 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Mark Hampton (Department of Pathology, University of Otago Christchurch)

Oxygen: the breath of life becomes the messenger of death

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th April 2015 - Room G10, 71 Frederick Street at 13:00.

(i) Adam Ware, and (ii) Daniel Barth, PhD students, 1-year presentation

(i) Is COMMD10 a novel regulator of the protein secretory pathway?
(ii) Characterising the effect of shear force on the activity of epithelial sodium and acid-sensing ion channels

Department of Physiology

Monday, 30th March 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

(i) Kathrine Nielsen and (ii) Lorna Daniels, Department of Physiology, 1-yr PhD Presentation

(i) A protective role for exercise in age related loss of muscle mass
(ii) The role of CaMKII in diabetic cardiac dysfunction

Department of Physiology

Monday, 23rd March 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Aleisha Moore, Department of Physiology, PhD Final Presentation

Perturbation of the gonadotropin-releating hormone neuronal network in a model of polycystic ovarian syndrome

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th March 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Ashley Gillon, Department of Physiology, MSc Final Presentation

A role for NCAM in the age old story of Sarcopenia

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th March 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

John Brady, Department of Physiology, MSc Final Presentation

Role of neurotrophins in Sarcopenia

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd March 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Pauline Campos, Department of Physiology, Final PhD Presentation

Optogenetic activation of gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons reveals minimal requirements for pulsatile luteinizing hormone secretion

Department of Physiology

Monday, 23rd February 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Toni-Ann Alsop (Department of Physiology)

I’m not a mathematics teacher BUT... Can understanding student numeracy make us better science teachers?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th February 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Hilary Sheppard (School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland)

MicroRNAs – mediators of differentiation in T cells and stem cells

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th February 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Raewyn Poulsen (Department of Physiology, Massey University)

Cell differentiation versus cell death: Extracellular glucose is a key determinant of cell fate following oxidative stress exposure

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd February 2015 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Hirotsugu Tsuchimochi (National Cerebral & Cardiovascular Centre Research Institute, Department of Cardiac Physiology, Osaka)

Neural control of cardiovascular function during exercise

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th December 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Gaurav Samuel (PhD Student, Department of Physiology, 1-year presentation)

The role of epithelium in the innate immune response of the intestine towards commensal bacteria

Department of Physiology

Monday, 1st December 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

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

Identifying the best source of cell therapy for cardiac regeneration

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 26th November 2014 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, first floor Dunedin Hospital at 2.00 p.m.

Sir John Eccles Lecture for 2014: Professor Don Bers (Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, UC Davis)

Cardiac Calcium and CaMKII signaling: Heart Failure and Arrhythmias

Department of Physiology

Monday, 24th November 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Don Bers (Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, UC Davis)

Local microdomain Ca and Na signaling in cardiac myocytes

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th November 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Ruth Empson (Department of Physiology)

Identity and Diversity in the Complex Cortex

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th November 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Tony Kettle (University of Otago, Department of Pathology, Christchurch)

Uric Acid: A pro-oxidant masquerading as an antioxidant

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd November 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Jim Cotter (School of Physical Education)

Learnings from immersion in thermal stress

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th October 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Sally McCormick (Department of Biochemistry)

Lessons learnt from a rare lipoprotein disorder

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th October 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Nima Purvis (MSc final Presentation), Department of Physiology

The pathophysiological role of microRNAs in diabetic cardiac stem cells

Department of Physiology

Monday, 6th October 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Rajesh Katare (Department of Physiology)

Maladaptive autophagy in the diabetic heart

Department of Physiology

Monday, 29th September 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Safina Gadeock, Department of Physiology (PhD presentation - 1-year)

The impact of NOD2 mutations associated with Crohn’s disease on the properties of the intestinal epithelium

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd September 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Christoph Lindemann (Department of Physiology)

Effect of central ghrelin application on reward related neuronal activity in the dorsal raphe nucleus

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th September 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Michael Milne (MSc final Presentation)

Estradiol modulation of neurotrophin receptor expression in mouse basal forebrain cholinergic neurons in vivo

Department of Physiology

Monday, 1st September 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Tim David (Centre of Bioengineering, Canterbury University)

The simulation of neurovascular coupling: An application of multi-scale modelling

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th August 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Justin MacDonald (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary)

Novel contributions of the smoothelin-like 1 protein in vascular smooth muscle contraction and gastrointestinal homeostasis

Department of Physiology

Monday, 4th August 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Peter Thorn (School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland)

Measuring insulin secretion from single cells within intact healthy and diseased islets

Professor Thorn is a guest of the Membrane and Ion Transport Focus Research Group.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 28th July 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Jenny Clarkson (Department of Physiology)

Understanding sex differences in the brain

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st July 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Louise Parr-Brownlie, Department of Anatomy

Interface of biomedical science and tikanga

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th July 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Daryl Schwenke (Department of Physiology)

The use of synchrotron radiation for biomedical imaging - advances in cardiovascular imaging

Department of Physiology

Monday, 7th July 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Bronwyn Kivell (Victoria University of Wellington)

Therapeutic potential of novel kappa opioids

Department of Physiology

Monday, 30th June 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Michael MacAskill (Medicine, Christchurch, University of Otago)

Parkinson's disease: slow, small steps

Department of Physiology

Monday, 23rd June 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Kathie Overeem (Department of Anatomy)

MicroRNA expression profiles in adult blood plasma and hippocampus after maternal immune activation

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th June 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Elizabeth Forbes-Blom (Malaghan Institute, Wellington)

Establishing immune fitness and the 'microbiota hypothesis'

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th June 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Lisa Fan (PhD student, final presentation)

Effect of inflammation on colonic anion secretion in IL10 knockout mice

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 4th June 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Special Seminar: Dr Richard Piet (Department of Physiology)

Control of preoptic kisspeptin neuron electrical activity in the female mouse

Department of Physiology

Monday, 26th May 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Cliff Abraham (Department of Psychology)

Metaplasticity: Controlling the brakes on synaptic plasticity

Department of Physiology

Monday, 19th May 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Andrea Vernall (School of Pharmacy)

Development of fluorescent probes as drug discovery tools

Department of Physiology

Monday, 12th May 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Xander Seymour (PhD Student, 1-yr presentation)

Kisspeptin as a driver for parturition via activation of oxytocin neurons

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th May 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Tony Kettle (University of Otago, Department of Pathology, Christchurch)

Uric Acid: A pro-oxidant masquerading as an antioxidant

Department of Physiology

Monday, 28th April 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Pawel Olszewski (Department of Biological Sciences, University of Waikato)

Oxytocin as an anorexigen: a new perspective on its role in the regulation of food intake

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 17th April 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Damian Bailey (Professor of Physiology and Biochemistry, the University of South Wales)

Professor Bailey is a Visiting William Evans Fellow.

High-altitude illness; a radical vascular perspective!

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th April 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

William Evans Visiting Fellow: Professor Lynn Enquist (Princeton Neuroscience Institute)

Imaging alpha herpesvirus infection of the mouse peripheral nervous system in vivo

Department of Physiology

Monday, 7th April 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Simon de Croft (PhD final Presentation)

Elucidating the properties of kisspeptin neurons through electrophysiology: Implications for reproductive neuroendocrinology

Department of Physiology

Monday, 31st March 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Priyakshi Kalita (PhD Final Presentation)

Chronic effects of amiloride on lithium-induced kidney injury

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 26th March 2014 - Red Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Alexander Tups, Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany)

Leptin resistance and hypothalamic inflammation: Key to the pathogenesis of Obesity, Diabetes and Alzheimer's disease?

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 25th March 2014 - Red Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Karl Iremonger, Department of Physiology

Specialised adaptations in neuroendocrine circuits controlling stress and fertility

Department of Physiology

Monday, 24th March 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Ryan Johnstone (MSc Final Presentation)

The Impact of hyperuricemia on pancreatic β-cell function and the development of diabetes mellitus

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th March 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Navneet Lal (MSc final Presentation)

Myofibre death in sarcopenia: Better the DEVIL you know

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th March 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Shruti Rawal (PhD Presentation - 1-year)

Pathological role of microRNAs in the development of diabetic heart disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd March 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Carol Bussey (Department of Physiology)

Cardiovascular dysfunction and Type 2 Diabetes from both sides

Department of Physiology

Monday, 24th February 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Ian Tucker (Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy)

Optimal delivery of drugs: 50 years of progress

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th February 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Stuart Hooper (Monash University)

The physiological transition at birth

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd February 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Rosalind Cook (PhD student, Physiology, 1-year presentation)

β2-adrenoceptors in the diabetic rat myocardium

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th January 2014 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Kirk Hamilton (Department of Physiology)

Anterograde trafficking of KCa3.1 in polarised epithelial cells

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 11th December 2013 - Barnett Lecture Theatre at 14.00.

Sir John Eccles Lecture for 2013: Professor Michael Welsh (Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa)

Pursuing the Pathogenesis of Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th December 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Jonathan Braun (PhD Presentation - Final)

Communication by bacterial outer membrane vesicles: How is it affected by enterocyte differentiation?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 25th November 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Greg Stuart (ANU, Canberra)

Synaptic integration in binocular visual cortex

Department of Physiology

Monday, 18th November 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Steven Condliffe (Department of Physiology)

Roles for LRRK2 in vesicle trafficking and calcium channel regulation

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th November 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Associate Professor Phil Sheard (Department of Physiology)

My youth has gone, but why has my muscle gone with it?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 4th November 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Zoe Ashley (Department of Physiology)

Carotid body and chemoreflex: The key to sympathoexcitation following myocardial infarction?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st October 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Mahsa Moaddab (PhD presentation - Final)

Hypothalamic regulation of morphine-induced conditioned place preference in the rat

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th October 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Joanna Williams (Department of Anatomy)

Regulation of microRNA following induction of long-term potentiation in vivo

Department of Physiology

Monday, 30th September 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Assoc Prof Anuwat Dinudom (Discipline of Physiology, Sydney Medical School)

Regulation of the epithelial Na+ channel (ENaC) by kinases

Department of Physiology

Monday, 23rd September 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Lea Delbridge (Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne)

Cardiac stress and glycogen handling: implications for diabetic cardiomyopathy

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th September 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Parry Guilford (Department of Biochemistry)

Targeting tumour suppressor genes for cancer therapy

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th September 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Assoc Prof Colin Brown (Department of Physiology)

Regulation of magnocellular neurosecretory cell activity by 'noradrenergic' inputs: a research and study leave report

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 5th September 2013 - Barnett Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Alison Heather (University of Technology, Sydney)

Gender, sex hormones and atherosclerosis

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 3rd September 2013 - Barnett Lecture Theatre at 16:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Don Welsh (University of Calgary, Canada)

A paradoxical role for T-type calcium channels in the cerebral circulation

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd September 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Madhav Bhatia (Pathology, Christchurch Clinical School)

Hydrogen Sulfide: A novel mediator of inflammation

Department of Physiology

Monday, 19th August 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Assoc Prof Tony Poole & Mr Mike Jennings (Department of Medicine)

Primary cilia: Form, function and failure

Department of Physiology

Monday, 12th August 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Assoc Prof Patrick Manning (Department of Medicine)

Obesity: It ain't rocket science ...

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th August 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Anthony Hickey (Applied Surgery and Metabolism, University of Auckland)

The vital force: Measuring respiration, ROS and ATP synthesis in disease and the wild

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th July 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Madhav Bhatia (Pathology, Christchurch Clinical School)

Hydrogen Sulfide: A novel mediator of inflammation

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th July 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Shieak Tzeng (Wellington School of Medicine)

Brain under pressure: emerging concepts in the regulation of cerebral blood flow

Department of Physiology

Monday, 1st July 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Assoc Prof Fiona McDonald (Department of Physiology)

Research and Study Leave Report: Approaches to discovering the in vivo function of the COMMD10 protein, and implications for modulation of protein trafficking

Department of Physiology

Monday, 24th June 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Emmet Power (PhD Report - 1 year presentation)

Functional consequences of glutamate transporter dysfunction at a cerebellar synapse

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th June 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Andrea Kwakowsky (Department of Physiology)

Non-classical effects of estradiol on gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons: mechanisms and role

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th June 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Phil Heyward (Department of Physiology)

Dysregulation of functional coupling among sodium and potassium channels in bipolar disorder

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th May 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Su Han (PhD final presentation)

Plasticity in vasopressin neuron activity during the induction of hypertension

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th May 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Joe Zhang (PhD 1-year presentation)

Regulation of cardiac ryanodine receptor (RyR2): the emerging role of Histidine-rich Ca2+-binding protein (HRC) in regulating sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR) Ca2+ release via RyR2.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th May 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Bob Lee (MSc final presentation)

Degradation of KCa3:1 in polarised epithelium

Department of Physiology

Monday, 6th May 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Malinda Tantirigama (PhD Final Presentation)

Identity of Fezf2-expressing Neurons in Layer 5 of the Adult Mouse Motor Cortex

Department of Physiology

Monday, 29th April 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Shivanjali Lingam (MSc final presentation)

Diabetes Mellitus: Getting to the heart of the problem

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd April 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Aye Thaung (MSc Final Presentation)

Is sympathetic drive to the heart increased in a diabetic rat model?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th April 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Rachael Augustine (Department of Physiology)

Reproductive control of hypothalamic magnocellular neurons

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th April 2013 - G10, 71 Frederick Street at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: SooHyun Kim (MSc Final Presentation)

Neuroprotective effect of estradiol in mice with selective cholinergic lesions in nucleus basalis magnocellualaris: morphological and behavioural studies

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 27th March 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Henk ter Keurs (Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary)

Calcium and Cardiac Function: two sides of a coin

Department of Physiology

Monday, 25th March 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Liam Farley (MSc final presentation)

Nitric oxide in the olfactory bulb: potential roles in physiology and pathology

Department of Physiology

Monday, 18th March 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Assoc Prof Greg Jones (Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Interpreting microRNA signatures in Human Vascular Disease

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th March 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Manfred Oswald (Department of Physiology)

Diversity of layer 5 project neurons in the mouse motor cortex

Department of Physiology

Monday, 4th March 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Pauline Campos (PhD 1-year presentation)

In vivo firing activity of GnRH neurons prior to and during the LH surge.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 25th February 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Jay Shin (MSc Final presentation)

Investigating hypothalamic gene expression in a mouse model of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

Department of Physiology

Monday, 18th February 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Victoria Scott (Department of Physiology)

Central kisspeptin regulation of the oxytocin system in pregnancy.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th February 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Richard Piet (Department of Physiology)

Electrophysiological consequences of estrogen feedback on kisspeptin neurons in the female mouse preoptic area of the hypothalamus.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 28th January 2013 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Natalie Joe (MSc final presentation)

Glial glutamate transporter regulation of extrasynaptic NMDA receptor-mediated excitation in supraoptic nucleus neurons.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th December 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Aleisha Moore (PhD student, 1-year presentation)

Investigating the gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuronal network in a mouse model of polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd December 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Regis Lamberts (Department of Physiology)

How does your heart cope with stress when living in paradise?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 26th November 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Akihiro Kusumi (Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan)

Dynamic organising principles of the plasma membrane that regulate signal transduction: single-molecule tracking studies.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 19th November 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Raymond Frizzell (William Evans Visiting Fellow) University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

SLC26A9: A CFTR interacting protein that modifies the severity of CF disease.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 15th November 2012 - Room G10, 71 Frederick Street at 13:00.

Special Departmental Seminar: Dr Martin Fronius (Institute of Animal Physiology, University of Giessen, Germany)

Pulmonary epithelial ion transport - relevance, regulation by physical forces and the 'old' signaling molecule acetylcholine.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 12th November 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Professor Mike Dragunow, Department of Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Auckland

The adult human brain in neuroscience drug discovery and research.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th November 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr István Ábrahám (Department of Physiology)

Non-classical estrogen action in the brain: from single molecules to neurons.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 29th October 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Dr Anna Pilbrow (Christchurch Heart Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

One man's trash is another man's treasure: exploring 'junk DNA' in coronary artery disease.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 29th October 2012 - Room G10, 71 Frederick Street at 10:00.

Special Departmental Seminar: Dr Kimberley M. Mellor (University of Melbourne)

Cardiac insulin resistance: functional adaptations and autophagic demise.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 24th October 2012 - Room G10, 71 Frederick Street at 10:00.

Special Departmental Seminar: Dr Jeffery Erickson (University of California Davis)

Calcium-Calmodulin dependent kinase II (CaMKII) activation induces arrhythmia and heart failure in models of elevated oxidative stress and diabetes.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 1st October 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Ely Rodrigues & Dr Andrew Bahn (Department of Physiology)

Prostate cancer: The scientist guiding the clinician.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th September 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD 1-year Presentation - Claudia Knake

Identification of a kynurenic acid efflux transporter in astrocytes and its regulation via urate.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th September 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Michael Schultz (Gastroenterology)

Enteric Arthritis or Arthritic Enteritis? Two different phenotypes of the same disease?

Department of Physiology

Friday, 24th August 2012 - Seminar Room 312, Hercus Building at 13:00.

Seminar hosted by Department of Physiology & BHRC: Dr Thomas Knöpfel, RIKEN Brain Inst. Japan

Genetically encoded optical indicators for the analysis of neuronal circuits.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 22nd August 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Seminar: Dr Thomas Knöpfel, Laboratory for Neuronal Circuit Dynamics, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan

Imaging neural circuit dynamics with a voltage-sensitive fluorescent protein.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th August 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Michel Herde

GnRH neuron dendritic and axonal morphology.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 6th August 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Jacquie Harper (Wellington)

Soluble Uric Acid - Dissolving the Inflammatory Myth. Presented by Jacquie Harper (Group Leader Arthritis and Inflammation Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington).

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th July 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Mike Gill

The characterisation of components of secretion in the small intestine of the brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th July 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Professor Brian Hyland

From attention deficit to conversion disorder and several points in between: A research and study leave smorgasbord.

Department of Physiology

Friday, 6th July 2012 - All day.

University Expo. 6th-7th July

The Department of Physiology will be represented at the two-day Expo being held in the University Link on the 6th and 7th of July.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 4th July 2012 - 12:00.

Street Science - Spinning Chair demonstration with Astronaut Stephanie Wilson

The Department of Physiology will be hosting a street science stand from 12:00-13:00 on Wednesday the 4th of July.

Department of Physiology

Saturday, 30th June 2012 - 11:00.

Street Science - Sensory perception with ice cream

The Department of Physiology will be hosting a street science stand from 11:00-13:00 on Saturday the 30th of June.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 31st May 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 12:00.

qPCR Workshop

Live demonstration of a qPCR on a BioRAD qPCR machine for those, who have never seen a real-time PCR machine in action before. In addition, several users from Anatomy and Physiology will talk about their approaches and experiences using a variety of qPCR techniques. Come along and talk about your experience or learn some new tricks from the experts.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 28th May 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Dr Liz Ledgerwood - Department of Biochemistry

Peroxiredoxins - ubiquitous antioxidant enzymes with a critical role in redox signalling.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th May 2012 - Adams Building, Room 308 at 13:00.

Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminar - Dr Daryl Schwenke

Ghrelin - a glimpse of physiological diversity.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st May 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Anita Dunbier (Department of Biochemistry)

Determinants of resistance to hormonal therapy in breast cancer.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th May 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Chris Baldi (Department of Medicine)

Clinical indicators of diabetic cardio-thoracic impairment: a need for mechanistic study.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 7th May 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Professor David Paterson (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics - University of Oxford)

Linking cyclic nucleotide regulation to the neural control of cardiac excitability: Implications for therapeutic targeting.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 2nd May 2012 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 13:00.

OPMS Medical Forum - Dr Ruth Bishop (Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne)

Rotavirus: from discovery to a neonatal vaccine for the world's children?

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 1st May 2012 - Biochemistry Seminar Room 228 at 12:00.

Biochemistry Seminar - Dr Pete Jones

Regulation of RyR2 and Its Implications in Arrhythmia.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 30th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

MSc Final Presentation - Nehan Munasinghe

Functional impact of a novel migraine mutation in the Cav2.1 channel.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:30.

400-Level Presentation - Christine Vo (István Ábrahám)

17β-estradiol actions on neutrophin receptors in cholinergic neurons in vivo.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:45.

400-Level Presentation - Ari Boer (Daryl Schwenke & Pat Cragg)

Increased sensitivity of the peripheral chemoreflex following acute myocardial infarction in the rat.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Charlotte Walker (Rebecca Campbell)

Determining the neuronal cell types mediating impaired negative feedback in a mouse model of PCOS.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:15.

400-Level Presentation - Neil Dalphin (Brian Hyland)

Single unit recordings in the dorsal raphe nucleus during a reward task, in vivo.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:30.

400-Level Presentation - Navneet Lal (Phil Sheard)

Investigation of motor unit size and fibre type distribution changes in elderly mouse skeletal muscles.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:45.

400-Level Presentation - Anita Abeygoonesekera (Grant Butt)

Modulation of colonic sodium absorption in IL10 knockout mouse by Helicobacter typhlonius induced inflammation.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 15:15.

400-Level Presentation - Eugene McTavish (Ruth Empson)

Thalamocortical/corticothalamic interactions in the motor cortex.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 15:30.

400-Level Presentation - Nick Jones (István Ábrahám)

The neuroprotective effects of estrogen signaling via reelin expression in the adult mouse brain.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 15:45.

400-Level Presentation - Jonathan Mair (Rebecca Campbell)

Investigating the inputs to activated GnRH neurons during the preovulatory surge.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 16:00.

400-Level Presentation - Ryan Johnstone (Andrew Bahn)

Impact of GLUT9 on GLUT2 expression and glucose homeostasis.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 16:15.

400-Level Presentation - Anthony Karl (Ruth Empson)

Exploration of cerebellar structure using Optical Coherence Tomography.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th April 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Shel Yeo

Role of arcuate nucleus kisspeptin neurons in control of gonadotropin secretion in the adult mouse.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd April 2012 - 71 Frederick Street, Room G10 at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Elspeth Gold (Department of Anatomy)

The role of activins in reproductive tumours.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 12th March 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Assoc Prof Steve Kerr (Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology)

In vivo pharmacological preconditioning protects against seizures and stroke in rats: A role of G protein coupled receptors?

Department of Physiology

Friday, 2nd March 2012 - None.

2012 Course Advising/Course Approval for change of course/late arrivals

The course advising/course approval period for change of course/late arrivals is from the 27th February-1st March from 12-2pm daily and 2nd March from 12-1pm. Please contact the departmental administration team for further information.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th February 2012 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD 1-year Presentation - Lisa Fan

Modulation of colonic transport protein properties by inflammation.

Department of Physiology

Friday, 24th February 2012 - None.

2012 Course Advising/Course Approval for late arrival students

The course advising/course approval period for late arrival students is from the 22nd-24th February from 12-2pm daily. Please contact the departmental administration team for further information.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st February 2012 - None.

2012 Smithells Gymnasium Course Advising/Course Approval

The course advising/course approval period at Smithells Gymnasium is on the 17th, 20th and 21st February. Please contact the departmental administration team for further information.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 16th February 2012 - None.

2012 In-house Course Advising/Course Approval

The course advising/course approval period within the Department of Physiology is from the 13th-16th February from 12-2pm daily. Please contact the departmental administration team for further information.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 2nd February 2012 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 15:00.

Departmental Seminar - Associate Professor Paul Janssen

Dynamic regulation of cardiac relaxation in health and disease.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 2nd February 2012 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 12:00.

Departmental Seminar - Associate Professor Vladimir Parpura

Exocytosis in astrocytes: Emphasis on single vesicle/molecule measurements.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 1st February 2012 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 14:00.

Departmental Seminar - Associate Professor Andrew Butler

New insights on the control of metabolic homeostasis from an investigation of melanocortin biology.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 1st February 2012 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 16:00.

Departmental Seminar - Professor William Cole

Regulation of cerebral blood flow: Molecular basis of the autoregulatory myogenic response of cerebral arterioles.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th December 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Angela Campbell

WellSleep - research informing clinical practice. Presented by Dr Angela Campbell from WellSleep, Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 2nd November 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Rajesh Katare (Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol)

Genetic and Cellular Approach for the Regeneration of Diabetic Myocardium.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 31st October 2011 - Hunter Centre, Room G30a/G30b at 13:00.

1-year PhD Presentation - Mahsa Moaddab

Hypothalamic regulation of morphine-induced conditioned place preference in the rat.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 17th October 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Colin Brown

Drug dependence in the oxytocin system.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th October 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Marina Kazantseva

Smoking and its Role in Rheumatoid Inflammation.

Department of Physiology

Friday, 7th October 2011 - Valentine Room at St Margaret's College at 09:00.

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences Honours Day - Yeri Kim, Aleisha Moore & Aye Thaung

The BBiomedSc Honours day runs from 09:00-15:30 and is open to all students and staff at any time during the day. The talks will be held in the Valentine Room at St Margaret's College. Physiology presentations are Yeri Kim (A role for α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors at cerebellar synapses), Aye Thaung (The effect of renal denervation on cardiac response to adrenergic stimulation in diabetes), and Aleisha Moore (Investigating steroid hormone feedback in a model of polycystic ovarian syndrome).

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 6th October 2011 - Adams Building, Room 308 at 13:00.

Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminar - Dr Phil Sheard

Emergence of synaptic specificity in the developing neuromuscular system.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd October 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Jorge M Serrador

Dr Serrador is the Associate Director of Research at the NJ War Related Illness & Injury Center for the Department of Veteran Affairs. He presents a seminar on the Integrative Physiology of Brain Blood Flow: From Astronauts to the Elderly.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 29th September 2011 - Lindo Ferguson Building, room 104 at 17:00.

200-Level Physiology Social Evening

Meet key members of the Department of Physiology and discuss your study options for 300-level and beyond! Food and drink provided.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 28th September 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 17:00.

OMSRS PhD & Student Speaker Awards - Su Young Han and Shel Hwa Yeo

Su Young Han and Shel Hwea Yeo will be presenting at the OMSRS talks.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 26th September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Liz Reeder

Dynamic response characteristics of calf muscle blood flow and vascular conductance during exercise.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Justine Fuller (Brian Hyland)

Effect of methylphenidate on endogenous dopamine in the rat during signaled reward acquisition.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Andrew Barlow (Peter Jones)

S100A1 reduces the propensity for spontaneous calcium release through RyR2.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Lloyd Campton (Phil Sheard)

Age related changes in purinergic receptors at the mouse neuromuscular junction.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Finn Sigglekow (Grant Butt)

Cholinergic induced changes of cAMP stimulated anion secretion within the murine intestine.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Nural Abdul (Colin Brown)

Serotonin regulation of supraoptic nucleus neurons.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Shivanjali Lingam (Fiona McDonald)

The Regulation of Akt1/PKB via COMMD1&9 in Mammalian Cells.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Xander Seymour (Vicki Scott & Colin Brown)

Activation of oxytocin neurons by peripheral kisspeptin-10.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Jay Shin (Rebecca Campbell)

Defining the role of primary cilia in GnRH neurons.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

400-Level Presentation - Liam Farley (Phil Heyward)

Action of antiepileptic drugs in the olfactory bulb in vitro.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 22nd September 2011 - Adams Building, room 308 at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar (Pharmacology & Toxicology) - Dr Manfred Oswald

Progressive neurodegeneration and aberrant neurogenesis in Batten disease.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 19th September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Tina Chao

A functional Na+-HCO3- cotransporter in the possum ileal villi.

Department of Physiology

Friday, 9th September 2011 - Red Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Department of Pathology Seminar - Professor Allan Herbison

The kiss that starts reproduction.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th September 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Philip Sheard

Variability in age-related loss of muscle fibres in the mouse.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd August 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final presentation - Kajsa Igelstrom

Seizures in the olfactory bulb on vitro.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 16th August 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Angela Campbell

WellSleep - research informing clinical practice. Presented by Dr Angela Campbell from WellSleep, Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th August 2011 - Lindo Ferguson Building, Room 104 at 15:00.

PhD Students' Poster Presentation - Jonathan Braun

Modulation of TEER and epithelial IL-8 secretion by outer membrane vesicles of gram-negative bacteria. Supervisor: Associate Professor Grant Butt.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th August 2011 - Lindo Ferguson Building, Room 104 at 15:00.

PhD Students' Poster Presentation - Anna Lindstrom

The effect of Helicobacter typhlonius infection on colitis and intestinal permeability in IL10 knock-out mice. Supervisor: Associate Professor Grant Butt.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th August 2011 - Lindo Ferguson Building, Room 104 at 15:00.

PhD Students' Poster Presentation - Rachel Cheong

Is there a role for ER-beta in mediating estrogen negative feedback in GnRH neurons? Supervisor: Dr Istvan Abraham.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th August 2011 - Lindo Ferguson Building, Room 104 at 15:00.

PhD Students' Poster Presentation - Kevin Ly

Role of RING domain E3 ubiquitin ligases in regulating epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) activity. Supervisor: Associate Professor Fiona McDonald.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th August 2011 - Lindo Ferguson Building, Room 104 at 15:00.

PhD Students' Poster Presentation - Michel Herde

GnRH neuron structure and function. Supervisor: Professor Allan Herbison.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th August 2011 - Lindo Ferguson Building, Room 104 at 15:00.

PhD Students' Poster Presentation - Shel Yeo

Projections of arcuate nucleus and rostral periventricular kisspeptin neurons in the adult female mouse brain. Presented at the Neuroendocrinology Annual Meeting, Cambridge, UK.. Supervisor: Professor Allan Herbison.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 4th August 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 12:00.

Departmental Seminar - Assoc Prof Oleg Osadchii

Chronic sympathetic activation and progression of cardiac disease: insights from isoproterenol model. Presented by Assoc Prof Oleg Osadchii from the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 25th July 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Tina Chao

A functional Na+-HCO3- cotransporter in the possum ileal villi.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th July 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Assoc Professor Kathryn Stowell (Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey University)

In search of a new "hot" gene. Please note this is a Research Focus Group speaker and there will be a light lunch served in Room 104 at 12.15.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th June 2011 - Red Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Final PhD presentation - Kajsa Igelstrom

Epileptiform activity in a simple cortical structure - a new brain slice model of seizures.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th June 2011 - Red Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Julia Horsfield (Pyschology)

Regulation of gene expression by cohesin.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 1st June 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 13:00.

OPMS Medical Forum - Istvan Abraham

Action of estrogen on cholinergic neurons: promoting neuroprotection.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 26th May 2011 - Room 104, Lindo Ferguson Building at 17:00.

Physiology 200-Level Social

All staff and post-grads invited to social to promote and recruit potential 4th-year+ students! Pizza and refreshments provided.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 23rd May 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Kristin Hillman (Department of Psychology)

Is it worth the effort? Prefrontal cortex contributions to cost-benefit decision-making.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 18th May 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 17:00.

OMSRS - Student Speaker Awards: Summer Students

The 207th Scientific Meeting of the OMSRS with a prize of $500 for best presentation.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th May 2011 - Room 408, Microbiology Building at 16:00.

Microbiology Seminar - Associate Professor Grant Butt

Unraveling the role of CFTR in intestinal bicarbonate secretion.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 16th May 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Luke Wilson

The effects of tetraplegia and passive heat stress on systemic and cerebral vascular function at rest and during orthostasis.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 5th May 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 17:40.

O-Zone Group Symposium - Dr Pete Jones

RyR2: The gateway to arrhythmia.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 5th May 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 17:50.

O-Zone Group Symposium - Dr Sam Lucas

Towards new treatments for obstructive and central sleep apnoea using high altitude exposure as a model.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 5th May 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 19:05.

O-Zone Group Symposium - Dr Jenny Clarkson

Controlling ovulation with a KiSS.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 5th May 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 18:30.

O-Zone Group Symposium - Dr Regis Lamberts

Obesity and Diabetes in the Operating Theatre: Deal with it!

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 5th May 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 19:15.

O-Zone Group Symposium - Dr Zoe Ashley

Heart attack sends the Fight or Flight response into overdrive - is this a good thing?

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 5th May 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 19:30.

O-Zone Group Symposium - Dr Andrea Kwakowsky

Single molecule imaging in live adult neurons.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 4th May 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 17:00.

OMSRS Invited Speaker Meeting - Professor John McCall

Nutrition and liver disease: a decade of clinical research.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd May 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Andrew Bahn

miRNAs - powerful regulators of protein expression (expression, function, regulation, detection and manipulation).

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 19th April 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Zsombor Koszegi

Restorative effects of estrogen on cholinergic neurons.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 14th April 2011 - LFB Room 104 at 17:00.

Eccles Presentation/300-level social

All staff, particularly post-grads and academic/research staff are invited to attend to help students who will have questions about potential career paths for next year. A great opportunity to promote Physiology.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th April 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Presentation (1-year report) - Su Han

Plasticity in vasopressin neuron activity during the development of hypertension.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 6th April 2011 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 16:00.

Medical Forum - Dr Daryl Schwenke

Sympathetic hyperactivity in acute and chronic heart failure - the therapeutic role of ghrelin.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - LFB 104 from 15:00-17:00.

Summer Research Student Poster Day

All are invited to the Summer Research Student Poster Day. Food and drink will be served from 15:30.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00. Nibbles from 15:45.

Summer Research Students Poster Presentation - Matthew Beard

Supervisor: Daryl Schwenke - Pulmonary arterial hypertension is accentuated in heart failure - assessed using synchrotron radiation microangiography.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00. Nibbles from 15:45.

Summer Research Students Poster Presentation - Heidi Chan

Supervisor: Rebecca Campbell - GnRH neuron plasticity during the preovulatory surge: do prostaglandins play a role?

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00. Nibbles from 15:45.

Summer Research Students Poster Presentation - Natalie Joe

Supervisors: Colin Brown & Vicki Scott - Glial regulation of supraoptic nucleus neuron activity in dehydration.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00. Nibbles from 15:45.

Summer Research Students Poster Presentation - Keith Lee

Supervisor: Andrew Bahn - Characterisation of a primary human kidney cell line as a model to study the control of urate transporters by miRNAs.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00. Nibbles from 15:45.

Summer Research Students Poster Presentation - Nehan Munasinghe

Supervisor: Steven Condliffe - Effect of the novel migraine mutation E1015K on CaV2.1 channel function.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00. Nibbles from 15:45.

Summer Research Students Poster Presentation - Xander Seymour

Supervisors: Colin Brown & Vicki Scott - The effect of kisspeptin on oxytocin neurons.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00. Nibbles from 15:45.

Summer Research Students Poster Presentation - Aye Thaung

Supervisor: Regis Lamberts - Effect of adrenergic stimulation on the function of the heart in lean and obese rats.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00. Nibbles from 15:45.

Summer Research Students Poster Presentation - Emily Wallis

Supevisor: Simon Green - Effect of ischaemia on fatigue and motor control during intermittent contractions of the human calf muscle.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th March 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Jenny Park

RAGE biology and inflammation.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 28th February 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00. Preceded by a light lunch in LFB104 at 12:15.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Bridget Leonard (AKL)

Making the most of a bad situation - regional changes in cardiac function and structure following myocardial infarction.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st February 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Juan Roa Rivas

Role of KISS1/GPR54 signaling in the control of the gonadotropic axis in female rats.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 9th February 2011 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00. Preceded by a light lunch in LFB Room 104 at 12:15.

Departmental Seminar - Associate Professor John Bekkers

Coritical Circuits for processing the sense of smell by Assoc Prof John Bekkers from the Department of Neuroscience, Australian National University, Canberra.

Department of Physiology

Friday, 3rd December 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Ruth Chai (Anatomy, University of Western Australia)

Bridging the gap between neuroscientists and muscle researchers: The impact of age and the neuromuscular junction.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 29th November 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Presentation - Jonathan Braun

Modulation of epithelial function by gram-negative bacteria.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd November 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Yongfeng Liu

Interaction between COMMD family proteins and the epithelial sodium channel.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th November 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Carissa Murrell

Effects of age, fitness and exercise on the control of cerebral blood flow.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 11th November 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 14:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Carolyn Barrett (University of Auckland)

The effects of necrotic trophoblasts on Blood pressure in pregnant rats.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 4th November 2010 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital from 16:30-19:00.

OSMS - Pre-doctoral Student Speaker Awards

Come support Natalie Joe and Chuan Lai speaking.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 18th October 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Karl Iremonger

Calcium signaling in the dendrites of GnRH neurons.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 13th October 2010 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 13:00.

Medical Forum - Associate Professor Cheuk Kit Wong

Cardiology: moving from art to science.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 11th October 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Jordi Boix i Coll

Motor, cognitive and biochemical effects of the environmental pollutants NDL-PCBs in rats.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 5th October 2010 - Biochem Seminar Room 228 at 12:00.

Biochemistry Department Seminar - Dr István Ábrahám

Non-classical action of estrogen in the brain: from neurons to single molecules.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 4th October 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

MMedSc Final Presentation - Dr Chuan Lai

Induction of colitis by stress in IL-10 knockout mice.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 30th September 2010 - Valentine Room, St Margaret's College from 11:00-16:30.

BBiomedSc Honours Day

This year's Honours students will be presenting their findings. This is an opportunity for current 300-level students to come along and listen to the presentations and find out a bit about the BBiomedSc Honours programme.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 27th September 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Daryl Schwenke

Role of RHO kinase activation in modulating blood flow distribution in pulmonary hypertension.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 10:00.

400-Level Presentation - SooHyun Kim (István Ábrahám)

Co-expression of membrane estrogen receptor-alpha with caveolin-1 and glutamate receptors in basal forebrain cholinergic neurons.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 10:15.

400-Level Presentation - Nehan Munasinghe (Steven Condliffe)

Functional impact of novel migraine mutations in the CaV2.1 channel.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 10:30.

400-Level Presentation - Tim Adams (Phil Sheard)

Examination of degenerative change at motor nerve terminals in aging mice.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 10:45.

400-Level Presentation - Ross Anderson (Phil Sheard)

Examination of onset of synaptic uniformity amongmouse motor units.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 11:15.

400-Level Presentation - Tom (Shih-Hung) Lee (Fiona McDonald)

Regulation of ENaC by COMMD8.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 11:30.

400-Level Presentation - Simon Stringer (Ruth Empson)

The contribution of PMCA2 to inhibitory synaptic transmission in the cerebellum.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 11:45.

400-Level Presentation - Natalie Joe (Colin Brown & Vicki Scott)

Glial regulation of supraoptic nucleus neuron activity in dehydration.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 12:00.

400-Level Presentation - Barclay Winter (Kirk Hamilton)

The trafficking of hIK1 in polarized FRT cells.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 - Hercus 312 at 12:15.

400-Level Presentation - Bob (Shih-Liang) Lee (Kirk Hamilton)

Trafficking of hIK1.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 20th September 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Karen Peebles

The effects of intermittent and continuous hypoxia on cerebral vascular function: a few twists in the tale.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 15th September 2010 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital at 13:00.

Dunedin School of Medicine - Medical Forum

Colin Brown presents "Vasopressin: The forgotten player in body fluid regulation".

Department of Physiology

Monday, 13th September 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Ged Davis

The effect of long-term lithium treatment on renal function.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 6th September 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD - 12 month presentation - Michel Herde

Morphological analysis of GnRH neurons - axons and dendrites.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 30th August 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

BMedSci Final Presentation - Yousif Alyousif

Cellular mechanism of prolactin regulation of oxytocin neurons in reproduction.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th August 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Assoc. Prof. Hans-Peter Marti

Kidney fibrosis in renal transplants - search for new biomarkers. Presented by Assoc Prof Hans-Peter Marti of the Department of Nephrology, Dunedin Hospital.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd August 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Zoe Ashley

My curious research life... so far.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 26th July 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Toni-Ann Alsop

Aren't all vaginas cul-de-sacs? Cyclic changes in the ion transport across the vaginal cul-de-sac of the brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st June 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

PhD Final Presentation - Marlini Muhamad

The role of LPS/TLR4 singaling pathway during liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy in mice.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th June 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

2010 PhD Poster Presentations

Everyone in the Department is welcome to attend this function as we celebrate the research progress our senior PhD students are achieving.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th June 2010 - Room 104 from 15:00-17:00.

PhD Students' Poster Presentations

Drinks and nibbles provided
Tina Chao: Functional expression of a NaHCO3 transporter in the villous cells of the possum ileum.
Yongfeng Liu: Interaction of COMMD family proteins with the epithelial sodium channel.
Mike Gill: Characterisation of ion transporters involved in HCO3- secretion in the ileum of the brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecular.
Carissa Murrell: Control of CBF: Effect of age, fitness and acute exercise.
Marina Kazantseva: Smoking and its role in Rheumatoid Inflammation.
Jenny Park: RAGE biology and inflammation.
Zsombor Koszegi: Restorative effects of estrogen-induced non-classical signaling mechanism on cholinergic neurons.
Liz Reeder: Dynamic response characteristics of calf muscle blood flow.
Anna Lindstrom: Inflammation and permeability in IL-10KO mice.
Chris Roome: Cooperation of calcium ion transportation mechanisms for cerebellar synapse physiology.
Luke Wilson: Effects of heat, exercise and sympathetic activity on systemic and cerebral vascular function.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 24th May 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Charlotte Butler-Munro

The neuronal membrane target of lithium therapy.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 10th May 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Rosie Brown

Mechanism of hyperprolactinaemia-induced infertility.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 6th May 2010 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital from 16:30.

OMSRS Summer Student Presentations

Heidi Chan (Campbell), Soohyun Kim (Abraham) and Natalie Joe (Brown) will be talking at the OMSRS Summer Student Presentations.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 3rd May 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Jenny Clarkson

Dissecting the critical role of kisspeptin neurons in the control of fertility.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 19th April 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Ping Liu

Do we need agmatine to learn? Dr Ping Liu from the Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 15th April 2010 - Room 104 from 17:00.

Eccles Presentation/300-level Social

All staff, particularly post-grads and academic/research staff are invited to the Eccles Presentation/300-level Social.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 29th March 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Kirk Hamilton

Trafficking of biotin-ligase or bungarotoxin tagged potassium channels.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 22nd March 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 15:00.

Departmental Seminar - Helena Huang

MSc final presentation: Effects of PMCA2 gene deletion in the cerebellum.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 16th March 2010 - Room 104 between 15:00 and 17:00.

Summer Research Student Poster Presentation

Ross Anderson, Shih-Hung Lee, Heidi Chan, Emily Robinson, Erin Hoskins, Amy Russ, Natalie Joe, Jay Shin, Soo Kim, Simon Stringer, Ye Ri Kim and Eleanor Tosh present their posters from the Summer Research programme. Nibbles provided.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 15th March 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Dr Jim Cotter

Cardiovascular-related benefits of fitness: what are they and how to induce them? Presented by Dr Jim Cotter from the School of Physical Education.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 8th March 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Professor Don Stein

Update on progesterone in the treatment of traumatic brain injury and stroke: from the laboratory bench to the patient's bedside. (Professor Don Stein, Asa G Candler Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University)

Department of Physiology

Monday, 1st March 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Shel Hwa Yeo/Rachel Cheong

Neuroanatomical characterisation of kisspeptin neurons in the hypothalamus of adult female mice. (Shel Hwa Yeo). Rapid estrogen signaling in gonadotropin releasing hormone neurons. (Rachel Cheong)

Department of Physiology

Monday, 1st February 2010 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar - Marianne Swart

Localisation of the COMMD1 and COMMD3 proteins in the kidney and mammalian cells. Final presentation for Marianne Swart (MSc)

Department of Physiology

Friday, 25th December 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Season's greetings

Have a nice break and see you all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in the new year.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 15th December 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Special Seminar

Dr Peter Jones: Regulation of the cardiac ryanodine receptor (RyR2) and its implications in arrhythmia.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th December 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Special Seminar

Dr Glen Foster: Intermittent hypoxia and vascular function.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 14th December 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Special Seminar

Dr Regis Lamberts: Cardioprotection and adrenergic signaling in diabetes: The role of AMPK in experimental animal models.

Department of Physiology

Friday, 11th December 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Special Seminar

Dr Samuel Lucas: Regulation of cerebral blood flow in health and disease.

Department of Physiology

Friday, 11th December 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 15:00.

Departmental Seminar

Distinguished Professor Doug Eaton: The Ins and Outs of ENaC Trafficking.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 2nd December 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00. A light lunch will be served in Room 104 at 12:00.

Departmental Seminar: Endocytosis of KC12.3 and KCa3.1: Unique itineraries amongst family members

Assoc Prof Dan Devor, the William Evans Visiting Fellow of the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine presents a departmental seminar.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 23rd November 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Anticonvulsant actions of antidepressant drugs

Kajsa Igelstrom presents her PhD Report (1-year).

Department of Physiology

Monday, 9th November 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: The role of the sympathetic nervous system in the development of cardiovascular disease.

Dr Carolyn Barrett, Department of Physiology, University of Auckland.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 2nd November 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Age, Brain blood flow and exercise

Dr Sam Lucas (Department of Physiology) presents a seminar on Age, brain blood flow and exercise.

Department of Physiology

Wednesday, 14th October 2009 - 200-level: Thursday 8th October from 17:00-19:00 in Room 104. 300-level: Wednesday 14th October from 17:00-19:00 in Room 104.

200- and 300-level socials

The following departmental socials are being held soon. Staff and students are welcome to attend.

Department of Physiology

Monday, 5th October 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: The role of Toll-like receptor 4 in immune-mediate liver injury

Beth Mallard, Department of Physiology, PhD student - final presentation.

Department of Physiology

Thursday, 1st October 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Microscopy Open Day

All PHSL staff and students are invited to attend the Microscopy Open Day happening between 10am and 4pm next Thursday, October 1st. There will be a variety of events to attend throughout the day to catch a glimpse of the powerful technology we have just below us in the basement. See the Program attached below. Come and see where you might be able to take your research question with some microscopy...

Department of Physiology

Monday, 28th September 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00. Lunch provided at 12:15 in room 104.

Departmental Seminar: Plasticity of neuronal circuitry

Dr Johanna Montgomery from the Department of Physiology at the University of Auckland presents her seminar on the plasticity of neuronal circuitry.

Department of Physiology

Tuesday, 22nd September 2009 - Room 104 at 13:00.

400-level Students Presentations

Presentation of research of the current 400-level students.

Erin Hoskins (Supervisor: Simon Green)
Effect of sympathetic activation on the dynamic response characteristics of muscle blood flow during exercise.

Toni Turnbull (Supervisor: Istvan Abraham)
Effect of estrogen on ERK1/2 and pERK1/2 expression in basal forebrain cholinergic neurons following NMDA-induced neurotoxicity.

Kathryn Tucker (Supervisors: Drs Pat Cragg & Daryl Schwenke)
Is the peripheral chemoreflex enhanced following acute myocardial infarction?

Department of Physiology

Monday, 21st September 2009 - Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Departmental Seminar: Lithium induced nephrotoxicity

Professor Rob Walker, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences. Lithium induced nephrotoxicity: new insights into an old problem.

Department of Physiology

- Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Tony Kettle (University of Otago, Department of Pathology, Christchurch)

Uric Acid: A pro-oxidant masquerading as an antioxidant

Department of Physiology

- Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Assoc Prof Fiona McDonald (Department of Physiology)

To be announced

Department of Physiology

- Hercus d'Ath Lecture Theatre at 13:00.

Professor Gregory Monteith (School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland)

To be announced

Show the next upcoming seminar events.

I really see no harm which can come of giving our children a little knowledge of physiology.

Thomas Henry Huxley - Science and Culture (1882), 92