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Ms Sarah Abbott

Interests: Cell membrane fatty acid composition and relationship to metabolic physiology in the rat
Address: Biological Sciences University of Wollongong Northfields Ave Wollongong NSW 2522
Telephone: +61 2 4221 3014

Miss Rocio Aguilar

Interests: Eco-physiology, Thermal biology, Habitat Use, Conservation, Climate change, Immunology
Address: University of Melbourne Parkville Melbourne VIC 3010
Telephone: +61 2 4221 3014

A/Prof Ross A Alford

Interests: Population and community ecology; Evolution; Functional biology including the physiological and behavioural ecology of frogs and reptiles.
Address: Dept of Zoology and Tropical Ecology James Cook University Townsville QLD 4811
Telephone: +61 7 4781 4732

Prof A S Alhomida

Interests: Carnitine metabolism; Hydrozyproline metabolism; Biomarkers of cancer; Enzymology
Address: Biochemistry, King Saud University Building 5, Room 2A 62 119 Prince Abdullah Road PO Box 2455 Riyadh CA SAUDI ARABIA
Telephone: 11451 966 1 467 5938

Ms Juma Almas

Interests: Physiology; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Comparative Biology; Agriculture
Address: La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus 5 Ring Rd, Bundoora Melbourne 3086 PO Box 2455 Victoria
Telephone: +61 4788 19773

Mrs Katharina Alter

Interests: Animal physiology, Marine invertebrates, Comparative physiology, Climate change
Address: UTAS/CSIRO GPO Box 1538 Hobart
Telephone: 0362325322

Dr Lesley Alton

Address: School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne Vic 3800

Mr Emmanuel Amabebe

Interests: Endocrinology; Metabolism; Reproduction
Address: University of Sheffield 4th Floor, Jessop Wing Tree Root Walk Sheffield S10 2SF South Yorkshire UK
Telephone: +44 7958813501

Dr Sarah Andrewartha

Interests: Biosensors; Aquaculture physiology; Cardiovascular physiology; Development of endothermy; Developmental physiology; Epigenetic/maternal influences on progeny phenotypes; Abiotic developmental influences
Address: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Castray Esplanade Hobart TAS 7004
Telephone: +61 3 62325322

Mr Peter Arnold

Interests: Animal behaviour; Metabolic rate; Dispersal
Address: University of Queensland St Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 42369 7129


Mr K C Balaji

Interests: Biochemistry; Molecular biology
Address: Biochemistry Madras University Chennai Tamilnadu INDIA 600028

Miss Justine Barker

Interests: Mammalian ecology and physiology
Address: Department of Environment and Agriculture Curtin University PO Box U1987 Perth WA 6845 Australia

Prof Michel Beal

Address: School of Biological Earth & Environmental Sciences Faculty of Science University of New South Wales Kensington St Sydney NSW 2052
Telephone: +61 2 9385 2116

Mr Julian Beaman

Interests: Evolutionary and ecological physiology, metabolic scaling, evolution of phenotypic plasticity
Address: University of Queensland

Dr Ingrid Belan

Interests: Physiology and behaviour of reptiles
Address: Faculty of Science University of Adelaide Adelaide SA 5005
Telephone: +61 8 8303 5045

Dr Mike Bennett

Interests: Marsupial locomotion; Ontogenetic scaling of body structures; Elasmobranch biology
Address: Anatomy & Developmental Biology University of Queensland St Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 7 3365 2705

Dr Philip Bethge

Interests: Ecology and physiology of monotremes; Diving physiology of birds and mammals
Address: Dept of Anatomy & Physiology University of Tasmania c/o Der Spiegel Brandstwietw 19 Hamburg Germany
Telephone: +49 40 3007 2241

Dr Claudia Bieber

Interests: Hibernation; Life-history strategies; Animal ecology
Address: Department of Integrative Biology and Evolution, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Savoyenstrasse 1 Vienna 1160 Austria
Phone: +431250777230

Miss Anna Bjarkadottir

Interests: Manufacturer of implantable data loggers
Address: Star-Oddi, Iceland

Artiom Bondarenco

Address: University of New England NSW

Dr David T Booth

Interests: Effects of temperature on physiological processes particularly embryonic development in reptiles and birds; Respiratory gas exchange between the environment and organism.
Address: School of Biological Sciences University of Queensland St Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 07 3365 2138

Dr Adrian J Bradley

Interests: Effects of stress upon reproduction and health in vertebrates in both wild and captive populations; Chemical communication in vertebrates; Vertebrate ecophysiology; Stress in fish; Endocrinology and pathology of stress; Role of hippocampus in neuroendocrine regulation.
Address: Anatomical Sciences University of Queensland St Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 7 3365 3386

Ms Lisa Bromfield

Address: Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment NSW 2753

Dr Grant Butt

Interests: Mechanisms and regulation of epithelial ion transport
Address: Physiology University of Otago Lindo Ferguson Building 270 Great King Street Dunedin Otago NZ
Telephone: 0 64 3 479 7319

Prof William A Buttemer

Address: Centre for Integrative Ecology Deakin University Waurn Ponds VIC 3217
Telephone: + 61 400 379 404


Dr Melissa Cameron

Interests: Cardiovascular physiology, cell signalling, evolution of nitric oxide synthases.

Miss Tamara Camilleri

Interests: Palaeontology: – Mid-Palaeozoic Ostracoda from central Victoria, Australia. – Vertebrate functional morphology.
Address: Deakin University 21 Farleigh Avenue Burwood Melbourne VIC 3125 Australia
Telephone: 0415 195 329

Prof Keith A Christian

Interests: Physiological ecology; Energetics; Thermoregulation; Respiratory physiology; Biophysical ecology; Amphibian biology
Address: Environmental & Life Sciences Charles Darwin University Darwin NT 0909
Telephone: +61 8 8946 6706

Dr Timothy Clark

Interests: Climate Change Scientist (Fishes)
Address: Australian Institute of Marine Science PMB 3, Townsville MC QLD 4810
Telephone: +61 7 4753 4431

Dr John F Cockrem

Mr Geoffrey Collins

Interests: Hypoxia tolerance and response of fish and crustaceans to environmental stress
Address: James Cook University James Cook Dr Townsville QLD 4810
Telephone: +61 7 4781 5585

Dr Christine Cooper

Interests: Ecophysiology of vertebrate animals; Metabolism; Water balance; Digestion; Body temperature regulation
Address: Department of Environment and Agriculture, Curtin University POBox U1987 Perth WA 6845
Telephone: +61 8 9266 7965

Dr Paul D Cooper

Interests: Insect and reptilian physiology, especially regulation of digestion; Salt and water regulation
Address: Botany & Zoology Australian National University Daley Road Canberra ACT 0200
Telephone: +61 2 6125 3069

Miss Stephanie Courtney Jones

Address: University of Wollongong NSW
Telephone: +61 2 42215652

Dr Rebecca Cramp

Address: Rm 366 Goddard Building, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: 0408076202
Research interests: Conservation Physiology, Osmoregulation, thermal biology, UV radiation biology, immune function and disease biology



Dr Alison Cree

Interests: Comparative physiology of reproduction; Reproductive and stress endocrinology; Reptiles; Thermal biology; Physiological applications to conservation
Address: Zoology University of Otago 340 Great King Street Box 56 Dunedin NZ
Telephone: +64 3 479 7482


Miss Darshana Darshika

Address: Christchurch, Canterbury, 8023 New Zealand

Prof Terry Dawson

Interests: Marsupial/placental comparative physiology
Address: School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences University of New South Wales Sydney NSW 2052

A/Prof William Davison

Interests: Antarctic fish; Cardiovascular exercise
Address: Department of Zoology University of Canterbury Private Bag 4800 Christchurch NZ
Telephone: +64 3 364 2029

Dr Ryan Day

Interests: Digestion in fishes, Stomachless fishes, Lobster physiology, Scallop physiology, Stress physiology
Address: IMAS – University of Tasmania Nubeena Crescent Taroona TAS 7053

Dr Bert De Groef

Interests: Comparative endocrinology; pituitary gland; hypothalamus; CRH; TSH; thyroid hormones; corticosteroids; evolution
Address: Bundoora Victoria 3086
Telephone: +61 3 94791441

Mr Peter Derbyshire

Interests: Renal circulatory development; Reptile cardiac control and function
Address: University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway Claremont, WA 6009

Dr John Donald

Address: Biological and Chemical Sciences Deakin University Geelong VIC 3217
Telephone: +61 3 5227 2097

Ms Anna Doty

Interests: Ecophysiology, ecology, microbats
Address: University of New England NSW

Dr Lisa Doucette

Interests: Thermal physiology torpor
Address: Institute of Applied Ecology University of Canberra Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
Telephone: 0262012310

Ms Tegan Douglas

Address: Curtin University PO Box U1987 Perth, WA 6845 Australia

Dr Brendon Dunphy

Interests: Mollusc ecophysiology Metabolism Organism stress Climate change
Address: The University of Auckland


Dr Ashley Edwards

Interests: Reptile physiology; Reproductive steroid hormones
Address: Zoology University of Tasmania GPO Box 252-05 Hobart TAS

Dr Susan Edwards

Interests: Acid-base regulation; Membrane transport; Fish physiology
Address: Department of Biology Appalachian State University Boone, NC, 28608. USA

Dr John Elias

Interests: Human and animal physiology; ecophysiology; marine biology
Address: Holmesglen Institute 488 South Rd Moorabbin VIC 3189

Dr Ursula Ellenberg

Address: La Trobe University Melbourne VIC 3086

Dr Paul L Else

Interests: Cellular physiology; Metabolism; Active transport; Membrane physiology; Endothermy; Development; Allometry
Address: Biomedical Science University of Wollongong Northfields Ave Wollongong NSW 2522 +61 2 4221 3496

Dr Alistair Evans

Interests: Teeth; Mammals; Body size
Address: School of Biological Sciences Monash University VIC 3800

Prof Barbara K Evans

Interests: Comparative cardiovascular and respiratory control; Endocrinology of native mammals
Address: Department of Zoology University of Melbourne Gratton Street Parkville VIC 3052
Telephone: +61 3 9344 7040


Ms Nicole Feay

Address: Zoology University of New England Armidale NSW 2262
Telephone: +61 2 6773 2262

Dr Stephen Ferguson

Interests: Stress physiology, endocrinology, ornithology, vocal communication, behavioural ecology
Address: Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Perth, WA 6102 Australia

Mr Sean I FitzGibbon

Interests: Vertebrate physiology; Turtle aquatic respiration
Address: Department of Zoology University of Queensland St Lucia Brisbane QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 7 3398 8685

Dr Trish Fleming

Interests: Nectarivore ecology; Small vertebrate physiology and ecology; Thermal biology and osmoregulatio
Address: School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences Murdoch University South Street Perth WA 6150
Telephone: +61 89 360 6577

Dr William J Foley

Interests: Digestive and nutritional physiology
Address: Botany and Zoology ANU Canberra ACT 2000
Telephone: +61 2 6249 2535

Dr Angelina Fong

Interests: Comparative neurophysiology in cardiorespiratory control
Address: Dept Physiology, Medical Science Building University of Melbourne Parkville VIC 3052

Ms Erin Forbes

Interests: Reproduction physiology; Endocrinology
Address: Department of Zoology University of Otago 340 Great King Street Dunedin NZ 9045
Telephone:  +64 3 479 4197

Dr Leonard George Forgan

Dr Craig E Franklin

Interests: Physiological ecology of fish, amphibians and reptiles; Environmentally induced phenotypic plasticity; Temperature adaptation; Diving physiology of bimodal breathing turtles; Crocodilian cardiovascular and osmoregulatory physiology; Muscle function in aestivating frogs.
Address: Department of Zoology University of Queensland St. Lucia Brisbane QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 7 3365 2355

Dr Peter Frappell

Interests: Oxygen transfer; Thermoregulation; Control of breathing during development and under situations of stress (e.g. hypoxia, exercise).
Address: Adaptive and Evolutionary Research Laboratory Department of Zoology La Trobe University Melbourne VIC 3086
Telephone: +61 3 9479 2237

Dr Christopher Friesen

Interests: I take an integrative research approach that lies at the interface of physiology, reproductive ecology and sexual selection in three model systems. My research is couched in evolutionary theory, and I seek to understand the proximate mechanisms that mediate trade-offs between pre- and post-copulatory sexual selection, alternative reproductive tactics and life history strategies.
Address: Haydon-Laurence Bldg A08, Science Rd, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
Telephone: 04 3932 3437

Ms Emily Joy Frost

Interests: Environmental physiology, Molecular biology, Energetics
Address: Building 110,University of Auckland,  3a Symonds St, Auckland City, Auckland New Zealand 1010
Telephone: 0276996682


A/Prof Fritz Geiser

Interests: Ecological physiology of terrestrial vertebrates (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians); Comparative physiology and biochemistry of hibernation and torpor; Thermal biology and field energetics; Development of thermoregulation; Thermal biology and lipids; Reproduction; Chronobiology
Address: Zoology, School of Biological Sciences University of New England Armidale NSW 2351 +61 2 6773 2868

Ms Rachel Goddard

Interests: Avian physiology
Address: 39 Stanley Point Road, Stanley Point Auckland New Zealand 0624

Miss Celine Goulet

Interests: Ecological physiology of reptiles; Thermal biology; Climatic adaptation
Address: Monash University Wellington Rd Victoria 3800 Wellington Rd +61 466460626

Mr Michael Gray

Address: Deakin University Victoria

Ms Veronica Grigaltchik

Interests: Evolutionary and Ecological Physiology
Address: University of Sydney Heydon Laurence Bldg (A08) Science Road Sydney NSW 2006

Emeritus Prof. Gordon Grigg

Interests: Vertebrate physiological ecology; crocodylian (and reptilian) respiratory and cardiovascular physiology, osmoregulation, thermal physiology and behaviour; thermal relations of monotremes and the evolution of endothermy; rangeland ecology and population ecology of kangaroos. See also
Institution: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland 4072 QLD
Mailing address: 639 Gold Creek Rd, Brookfield 4069
Telephone: 07 3374 1737


Mr Robert Hart

Address: University of New England McCymont Building, UNE Armidale 2351 NSW

Ms Jacquie F Herbert

Interests: Herpetology; Conservation; Reproductive physiology; Phenotypic plasticity
Address: School of Biological Sciences Heydon-Laurence Zoology Building (A08) University of Sydney Sydney NSW 2006

Ms Jennifer Hetz

Interests: Physiology; endocrinology and genetics of reproduction and development in marsupials
Address: Zoology Department, University of Melbourne University of Melbourne Melbourne VIC 3010

Dr Anthony Hickey

Interests: Mitochondrial physiology; Metabolism
Address: University of Auckland Thomas Building, 3a Symonds Street Auckland NZ 0602

Dr Jonathan Hill

Interests: Comparative cardiovascular and respiratory (eco)physiology of fish; Aquaculture
Address: Zoology University of Canterbury Private Bag 4800 Christchurch NZ 8020

Dr Zoë Hilton

Interests: Fish and mollusc ecophysiology, biochemistry, nutrition and bioenergetics
Address: Cawthron Institute 98 Halifax St East 7010 New Zealand +64 3 5450127

Dr Stephanie Hing

Interests: Wildlife stress physiology
Address: Murdoch University 90 South St Murdoch WA 6150

Dr Joseph F Hoh

Dr Robert A Holland

Interests: Respiratory function of the blood; Development of blood and respiratory function; Marsupials; Evolution and genetics of globins
Address: Physiology and Pharmacology Univ. of New South Wales Kensington NSW 2052
Telephone: +61 2 9385 2560

Dr Tony Hulbert

Interests: Metabolism; Endothermy; Allometry; Membranes; Aging
Address: Biological Sciences University of Wollongong Wollongong NSW 2522

Prof Ian D Hume

Interests: Digestive physiology; Nutrition and metabolism of vertebrates
Address: Biological Sciences A08 University of Sydney Sydney NSW 2006
Telephone: +61 3 9351 2369


Dr Sanjay Jadhao

Mr Karl Jones

Address: School of Biological Sciences University of Adelaide SA

Dr Susan (Sue) M Jones

Interests: Adrenal physiology; Reproductive endocrinology; Viviparous lizards
Address: School of Zoology University of Tasmania Private Bag 5 Hobart, TAS 7001
Telephone: +61 3 6226 2592


Dr Michael Kearney

Interests: Ecophysiology; Biophysical ecology; Species distribution modelling; Evolution of parthenogenesis; Insects, reptiles, mammals; Arid zone
Address: Department of Zoology University of Melbourne Melbourne VIC 3010
Telephone: +61 3 8344 4864

Dr Pippa Kern

Interests: Physiological flexibility in response to environmental variation

Miss Anne Kim

Interests: Comparative environmental physiology of marine organisms
Address: Massey University 2/15 Bardia Street Auckland 0622 New Zealand
Telephone: 0212012302

Dr Annette E Koenders

Interests: Skeletal muscle biochemistry and histochemistry; Skeletal muscle regeneration in Crustacea
Address: Biological Sciences Course Coordinator School of Natural Sciences Edith Cowan University 110 Joondalip Drive Joondalup WA 6027
Telephone: +61 8 9400 5513

Dr Gerhard Koertner

Interests: Mammals; ecological physiology; thermoregulation; torpor; conservation biology
Address: University of New England Trevenna Rd Armidale NSW 2351
Telephone: (02) 6773 2262

Miss Jacinta Kong

Address: The University of Melbourne BioSciences 4 (blg 147) Melbourne VIC 3010

Miss Louise J Kuchel

Interests: Energetics of hibernation and breeding season in the echidna; Physiology; How animals manage to live in extreme environments
Address: Department of Zoology University of Queensland St. Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 7 3365 1391