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Corporate entry Department of Physiology

The University of Melbourne

From
Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Education and Medical Research
Website
http://www.physiology.unimelb.edu.au/
Location
Parkville, Victoria

Summary

The Department of Physiology at the University of Melbourne is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences' School of Medicine. From their Web site, February 2002: "The Department's strategic research interests are in the fields of cardiorenal and nerve and muscle physiology. Underpinning these strengths is a remarkable breadth and depth of research expertise and equipment - from human exercise metabolic laboratories, through patch clamp, confocal and electrophysiological teams to cellular and molecular laboratories with PCR robots, DNA synthesisers and sequencers."

Published resources

Books

  • Flesch, Juliet, Life's Logic: 150 years of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2012, 280 pp. Details

Reviews

  • Hobbins, Peter, review of Flesch, Juliet, Life's Logic: 150 years of Physiology at the University of Melbourne (2012), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 160-1. Details
  • Woodhouse, Fay, review of Flesch, Juliet, Life's Logic: 150 years of Physiology at the University of Melbourne (2012), Victorian Historical Journal, vol. 84, 2013, pp. 367-9. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Department of State and Regional Development, 'Medical Biotechnology 2001', in Guides to Current Research in Victorian Universities, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2002, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/asaw/exhib/awvs/medicalbiotech/unimelb.htm#340. Details
  • Flesch, Juliet, 'The Ones that Got Away: Four Women from the Department of Physiology and What they Did Next', University of Melbourne Collections, vol. 11, 2012, pp. 44-60. Details
  • Gibbs, Martin, Charles Martin: His Life and Letters, Martin Gibbs, London, 2011, 296 pp. Details
  • McPhee, Peter, 'Wright, Sir Roy Douglas (1907-1990), Professor of Physiology and University Administrator', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 639-40. Details

Ailie Smith