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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
Email: ska454@uow.edu.au

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
Email: ross.alford@jcu.edu.au

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
Email: alhomida@ksu.edu.sa

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
Email: ajuma@students.latrobe.edu.au

Mrs Katharina Alter

Interests: Animal physiology, Marine invertebrates, Comparative physiology, Climate change
Address: UTAS/CSIRO GPO Box 1538 Hobart
Telephone: 0362325322
Email: katharina.alter@csiro.au

Dr Lesley Alton

Address: School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne Vic 3800
Email: lesley.alton@monash.edu

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
Email: sarahjandrewartha@gmail.com

Dr Pieter Arnold

Interests: Ecophysiology; Metabolic rate; Thermotolerance; Phenotypic plasticity
Website: http://pieterarnold.wordpress.com
Address: Australian National University Acton ACT 2601

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Mr K C Balaji

Interests: Biochemistry; Molecular biology
Address: Biochemistry Madras University Chennai Tamilnadu INDIA 600028
Email: balaji_k_c@yahoo.com

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
Email: a.beal@unsw.edu.au

Mr Julian Beaman

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

Ms Lyn Beard

Interests: Thermoregulation and hibernation, osmoregulation, echidna reproduction.

Email:l.beard75@gmail.com

Dr Ingrid Belan

Interests: Physiology and behaviour of reptiles
Address: Faculty of Science University of Adelaide Adelaide SA 5005
Telephone: +61 8 8303 5045
Email: ibelan@science.adelaide.edu.au

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
Email: m.bennett@uq.edu.au

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
Website: www.bethge.org
Email: philip_bethge@spiegel.de

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
Email: claudia.bieber@vetmeduni.ac.at

Miss Anna Bjarkadottir

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

Artiom Bondarenco

Address: University of New England NSW
Email: bondarenco@gmail.com

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
Email: d.booth@uq.edu.au

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
Email: A.Bradley@mailbox.uq.edu.au

Ms Lisa Bromfield

Address: Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment NSW 2753
Email: L.Bromfield@uws.edu.au

Miss Alice Buddle

Interests: Evolution of pregnancy; Sharks.
Address: University of Sydney, Camperdown New South Wales 2006 Australia

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
Email: grant.butt@stonebow.otago.ac.nz

Prof William A Buttemer

 Interests: metabolic relations, aerobic performance, thermal biology, stress physiology, life-history trade-offs
Address: School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522
Telephone: 0400373404
Email: Buttemer@uow.edu.au

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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
Email: tcamilleri@museum.vic.gov.au

Professor Steven Chown

Interests: Terrestrial invertebrate thermal biology, water balance and gas exchange. Macrophysiology, conservation physiology and conservation biology. Antarctic research.
Address: Monash University, 25 Rainforest Walk, Melbourne VIC 3800 Australia
Telephone: 0399050097
Email: steven.chown@monash.edu

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
Email: keith.christian@cdu.edu.au

Mr Christian Chukwuka

Interests: Ecophysiology, Thermal physiology and climate change, Behavioural and evolutionary ecology
Address: 340 Great King Street Dunedin 9016 New Zealand
Telephone: +64211839744
Email: kridzchuq@gmail.com

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
Website: http://data.aims.gov.au/staffcv/
Email: timothy.clark.mail@gmail.com

Dr Christofer Clemente

Interests: Biomechnics, Physiology, Morphology
Address: University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Queensland, 4556
Telephone: +61 40 353 6007

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
Email: geoffrey.collins@my.jcu.edu.au

Dr Christine Cooper

Interests: Ecophysiology of vertebrate animals; Metabolism; Water balance; Body temperature regulation
Address: School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Curtin University POBox U1987 Perth WA 6845
Telephone: +61 8 9266 7965
Email: C.Cooper@curtin.edu.au

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
Email: paul.cooper@anu.edu.au

Miss Stephanie Courtney Jones

Address: University of Wollongong NSW
Telephone: +61 2 42215652
Email: skcjones@uow.edu.au

Dr Rebecca Cramp

Address: Rm 366 Goddard Building, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: 0408076202
Email: r.cramp@uq.edu.au
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
Email: alison.cree@otago.ac.nz

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Dr Erin Damsteegt

Interests: Reproduction; Physiology; Endocrinology
Address: Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Email: erin.damsteegt@otago.ac.nz

Miss Darshana Darshika

Address: Christchurch, Canterbury, 8023 New Zealand
Email: dda35@uclive.ac.nz
Website:
nz.linkedin.com/in/darshanadarshika

Prof Terry Dawson

Interests: Marsupial/placental comparative physiology
Address: School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences University of New South Wales Sydney NSW 2052
Email: t.dawson@unsw.edu.au

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
Email: ryan.day@utas.edu.au

Dr Bert De Groef

Interests: Comparative endocrinology; pituitary gland; hypothalamus; CRH; TSH; thyroid hormones; corticosteroids; evolution
Address: Bundoora Victoria 3086
Telephone: +61 3 94791441
Email: b.degroef@latrobe.edu.au

Mr Peter Derbyshire

Interests: Renal circulatory development; Reptile cardiac control and function
Address: University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway Claremont, WA 6009
Email: derbyp01@student.uwa.edu.au

Dr John Donald

Address: Biological and Chemical Sciences Deakin University Geelong VIC 3217
Telephone: +61 3 5227 2097
Email: jdonald@deakin.edu.au

Dr Brendon Dunphy

Interests: Mollusc ecophysiology Metabolism Organism stress Climate change
Address: The University of Auckland
Email: b.dunphy@auckland.ac.nz

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Dr Ashley Edwards

Interests: Reptile physiology; Reproductive steroid hormones
Address: Zoology University of Tasmania GPO Box 252-05 Hobart TAS
Email: ashley.edwards@utas.edu.au

Dr Susan Edwards

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

Dr John Elias

Interests: Human and animal physiology; ecophysiology; marine biology
Address: Holmesglen Institute 488 South Rd Moorabbin VIC 3189
Email: john.elias@holmesglen.edu.au

Dr Ursula Ellenberg

Address: La Trobe University Melbourne VIC 3086
Email: u.ellenberg@latrobe.edu.au

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
Email: Paul_Else@uow.edu.au

Dr Alistair Evans

Interests: Teeth; Mammals; Body size
Address: School of Biological Sciences Monash University VIC 3800
Email: arevans@fastmail.fm

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
Email: Barbara.evans@ubc.ca

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Ms Nicole Feay

Address: Zoology University of New England Armidale NSW 2262
Telephone: +61 2 6773 2262
Email: nfeay@yahoo.com

Dr Jane Fenelon

Interests: Reproductive physiology, Developmental biology, Comparative animal physiology
Address:  University of Melbourne Parkville VIC 3052
Email: fenelonj@unimelb.edu.au

Dr Stephen Ferguson

Interests: Stress physiology, endocrinology, ornithology, vocal communication, behavioural ecology
Address: Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Perth, WA 6102 Australia
Email: stephen.ferguson1@curtin.edu.au

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
Email: s.fitzgibbon@cmlr.uq.edu.au

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
Email: t.fleming@murdoch.edu.au

Dr William J Foley

Interests: Digestive and nutritional physiology
Address: Botany and Zoology ANU Canberra ACT 2000
Telephone: +61 2 6249 2535
Email: william.foley@anu.edu.au

Dr Angelina Fong

Interests: Comparative neurophysiology in cardiorespiratory control
Address: Dept Physiology, Medical Science Building University of Melbourne Parkville VIC 3052
Email: angelina.fong@unimelb.edu.au

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
Email: forer069@student.otago.ac.nz

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
Email: c.franklin@uq.edu.au

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
Email: peter.frappell@utas.edu.au

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
Email: christopher.friesen@sydney.edu.au

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
Email: efro833@aucklanduni.ac.nz

Professor Andrea Fuller

Interests: Wildlife conservation physiology, Thermal physiology
Address: University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg 2193 South Africa
Telephone: + 27117172363

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A/Prof Fritz Geiser

Interests: Ecological physiology of terrestrial vertebrates; 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
Email: fgeiser@une.edu.au

Dr Sylvain Giroud

Interests: Ecophysiology; Evolution; Torpor; Hibernation; Lipids; Early-life conditions; Life history trade-off
Address: Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, Savoyenstrabe 1 Vienna 1160 Austria
Email: sylvain.giroud@vetmeduni.ac.at

Ms Rachel Goddard

Interests: Avian physiology
Address: 39 Stanley Point Road, Stanley Point Auckland New Zealand 0624
Email: golla@xtra.co.nz

Miss Celine Goulet

Interests: Ecological physiology of reptiles; Thermal biology; Climatic adaptation
Address: Monash University Wellington Rd Victoria 3800 Wellington Rd +61 466460626
Email: celine.goulet@monash.edu

Mr Michael Gray

Address: Deakin University Victoria
Email: michael.gray@deakin.edu.au

Dr Oliver Griffith

Interests: Evolution of the eutherian implantation reaction; Inflammation and pregnancy; Evolution of complexity
Address: Bldg 147 BioSciences 4 Univeristy of Melbourne Parkville Vic 3052
Email: oliver.griffith@umelb.edu.au
Website: http://www.oligriffith.com

Ms Veronica Grigaltchik

Interests: Evolutionary and Ecological Physiology
Address: University of Sydney Heydon Laurence Bldg (A08) Science Road Sydney NSW 2006
Email: vgri9756@uni.sydney.edu.au

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  http://www.publish.csiro.au/pid/7185.htm
Institution: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland 4072 QLD
Mailing address: 639 Gold Creek Rd, Brookfield 4069
Telephone: 07 3374 1737
Email: g.grigg@uq.edu.au

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Ms Courtney Harmer

Interests: Educational research in physiology; Physiology education
Email: c.harmer@deakin.edu.au

Mr Robert Hart

Address: University of New England McCymont Building, UNE Armidale 2351 NSW
Email: rhart@myune.edu.au

Ms Kelly Heckenberg

Interests: Thermal physiology; Chronobiology; Conservation biology
Address: Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University NSW 2778
Email: k.heckenberg2@westernsydney.edu.au

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
Email: jherbert@bio.usyd.edu.au

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
Email: jhetz@student.unimelb.edu.au

Dr Anthony Hickey

Interests: Mitochondrial physiology; Metabolism
Address: University of Auckland Thomas Building, 3a Symonds Street Auckland NZ 0602
Email: a.hickey@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Jonathan Hill

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

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
Email: zoe.hilton@cawthron.org.nz

Dr Stephanie Hing

Interests: Wildlife stress physiology
Address: Murdoch University 90 South St Murdoch WA 6150
Email: s.hing@murdoch.edu.au

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
Email: r.holland@unsw.edu.au

Miss Qiaohui Hu

Interests: Comparative physiology
Address: University of Adelaide
Email: qiaohui.hu@adelaide.edu.au

Dr Tony Hulbert

Interests: Metabolism; Endothermy; Allometry; Membranes; Aging
Address: Biological Sciences University of Wollongong Wollongong NSW 2522
Email: hulbert@uow.edu.au

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
Email: ianhume@bio.usyd.edu.au

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Mr Daniel Gomez Isaza

Interests: Animal physiology; Environmental stresses; Ecophysiology; Environmental physiologyl; Comparative physiology; Thermal biology
Address: University of Queensland, 29 Augusta Street Brisbane QLD 4034 Australia
Email: daniel.gomezisaza@uqconnect.edu.au
Website: https://franklin.lab.uq.edu.au/profile/74/daniel-gomez-isaza

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Dr Sanjay Jadhao

Mr Robin Johnsson

Interests: Sensory biology, animal behaviour, cognition, sleep
Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Email: 19558041@students.latrobe.edu.au
Website: http://leskulab.org

Mr Karl Jones

Address: School of Biological Sciences University of Adelaide SA
Email: karl.jones@adelaide.edu.au

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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
Email: mrke@unimelb.edu.au

Dr Pippa Kern

Interests: Physiological flexibility in response to environmental variation
Email: pippa.kern@uqconnect.edu.au

Miss Anne Kim

Interests: Comparative environmental physiology of marine organisms
Address: Massey University 2/15 Bardia Street Auckland 0622 New Zealand
Telephone: 0212012302
Email: anne.kim@hotmail.co.nz

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
Email: a.koenders@ecu.edu.au

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
Email: gkoertne@une.edu.au

Dr Jacinta Kong

Interests: Ecophysiology
Address:
Trinity College Dublin
Email: kongJ@tcd.ie

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
Email: l.kuchel@uq.edu.au