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Alex Larcombe

Interests: Metabolic physiology of marsupials
Address: Department of Zoology University of Western Australia Crawley WA 6009
Telephone: +61 8 9380 1361

Mr Lars Lehner

Interests: Plant physiology; Electric signalling in the photoperiodic induction of flowering in short and long day plants
Address: Bio II, Plantphysiology University of Freiburg Lab Prof. Dr. E. Wagner Schanzlestr 1 Freiburg Germany 79104
Telephone: 0049 761 285 6330

Dr R G Lentle

Address: IFNHH Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ

Dr John Lesku

Address: School of Life Sciences, La Trobe University Melbourne (Bundoora) VIC 3086 Australia Telephone:+61 (0)3 9479 1427
Fax:+61 (0)3 9479 1551

Dr Stan L Lindstedt

Interests: Muscle structure, function, adaptability; Allometry; Comparative muscle energetics
Address: Biological Sciences Northern Arizona Univeristy Flagstaff AZ USA

Dr Stuart Linton

Interests: Digestion Novel digestive enzymes Invertebrate physiology
Address: Deakin University 75 Pigdons Road Waurn Ponds VIC 3217 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 5227 1237; +61 3 5227 1040

Dr Mark Lokman

Interests: Fish; Androgens; Metamorphosis; Reproduction
Address: Zoology University of Otago 340 Gt King Street Dunedin NZ
Telephone: +64 3 479 5846

Miss Isabella Loughland

Interests: Phenotypic plasticity
Address: University of Sydney NSW 2095


Mr Niclas Lundsgaard

Interests: Ecophysiology and Conservation Physiology; chytrid fungus, UV exposure and the immune function of amphibians
Organisation: University of Queensland
Address: 11 Bentwing Ct Narangba Queensland 4504 Australia
Phone: 0416801116


Mr Stewart Masson

Interests: Mitochondrial physiology
Address: University of New Zealand, Auckland 1010 New Zealand

Dr Shane K Maloney

Interests: Ecophysiology with a bent toward thermal physiology and energetics
Address: Department of Physiology University of Western Australia Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6009
Telephone: +61 8 9380 3313

Dr Jerzy G Maj

Interests: Cancer; Gastrointestinal regeneration; Bone marrow stem cells; Transplantation
Address: Laboratory of Biochemistry and Hematology, City Hospital Kusoci?skiego 12/6 Radom 26-600 Poland
Telephone: +48 48 364 2349

Mr Nicholas Martin

Interests: Metabolism, mitochondria, peroxidation, membranes, ageing

Dr Craig J Marshall

Interests: Cold adaptation in proteins; Protein structure and function; Biochemical responses to cold
Address: Department of Biochemistry University of Otago PO Box 56 Dunedin Otago NZ 9001
Telephone: +64 3 479 7570

Dr Elizabeth L May

Interests: Thermal physiology of mammals and reptiles
Address: School of Biological Sciences (A12) University of Sydney Sydney NSW 2006
Telephone: +61 2 9351 4482

Dr Bronwyn McAllan

Address: School of Medical Sciences Discipline of Physiology Anderson Stuart Building (F13) The University of Sydney Sydney NSW 2006
Telephone: +61 2 9351 6538

Miss Annie McCracken

Interests: Current student in Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Address: 30 Horseshoe Bend Buderim QLD 4556

Miss Elle McDonald

Address: Western Sydney University NSW

Professor Andrew McKechnie

Interests: Metabolic diversity, phenotypic flexibility, heterothermy, climate change, stable isotopes
Address: University of Pretoria Pretoria South Africa

Dr Todd McWhorter

Interests: Physiological ecology; nutrition; comparative gastrointestinal & renal physiology; osmoregulation; conservation physiology
Address: School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences University of Adelaide Roseworthy Campus SA 5371
Telephone: +61 8 8303 7896

Dr Victoria Metcalf

Interests: Lipid metabolism in vertebrates Antarctic fish and shellfish, thermal adaptation, ocean acidification, pollution, reproductive biology, lipid metabolism
Address: Auckland University Christchurch New Zealand

Prof Duncan Mitchell

Interests: Conservation physiology Climate change physiology
Address: School of Physiology, University of the Witwatersrand, P Bag 3, Wits Johannesburg, 2050, South Africa
Telephone: +27 (0) 11 717 2359

Dr Suzanne Munns

Interests: Cardiovascular & respiratory physiology
Address: Discipline of Physiology & Pharmacology School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences James Cook University Townsville QLD 4811
Telephone: +617 4781 5709


Ms Kathryn Napier

Interests: Eco-physiology; Avian digestive physiology; Sugar absorption; Paracellular absorption; Sugar assimilation
Address: Murdoch University Murdoch WA 6164
Telephone: 0403758102

Dr Edward Narayan

Interests: Conservation physiology; Reproductive and stress endocrinology, Wildlife species, Non-invasive endocrine sampling
Address: School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Science, Charles Sturt University Boorooma St Wagga Wagga NSW 2678 Australia

Mr Thomas Nelson

Address: University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus, Adelaide, South Australia 5005

Mr Dalton Ngu

Interests: Structural biology, molecular biology, bacterial pathogenesis
Address: University of Queensland Brisbane Queensland 4072 Australia
Telephone: +61 4 2211 9215

Dr Daniel Noble

Interests: Eco/ecophysiology, meta-anlaysis, phenotypic plasticity, life-history
Address: Australian National University
Website: Link here


Dr Julia Nowack

Interests: Thermal physiology, ecology, evolution of endothermy, physiological adaptations to climate change
Address: John Moores Univeristy, Liverpool, UK


Dr Mark Oliver

Interests: Reproductive and Developmental Physiology for Biomedical and Production animals sciences
Address: Ngapouri Research Farm Laboratory, Liggins Institute, University of Auckland 2739 State Highway 5 Reporoa South Waikato 3083 New Zealand
Telephone: +64 9 9239299

Miss Laura Jayne Ollerhead

Interests: Effects of habitat modification on physiology and behaviour
Address: Curtin University Kent Street Bentley WA Australia
Telephone: +61 89266 7965

Miss Shauni Omond

Interests: Sleep, meurochemistry, biochemistry, invertebrates, planaria

Dr James E O’Shea

Interests: Autonomic nerve functions; Circulatory control mechanisms; Bats; Brightly coloured shirts; Renal Portal System; Functional Morphology
Address: Zoology University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6009
Telephone: +61 8 9380 2242

Mr Johannes Overgaard

Interests: Ecophysiology of ectothermic animals; Cardio-respiratory physiology; Thermal adaptation; Cold tolerance; Hypoxia and anoxia tolerance
Address: University of Aarhus CF Moellers Alle, Building 1131 Aarhus 8000 Denmark
Telephone: +45 8942 2648


Mr Harrison Palmer

Interests: Seed metabolism; seed storage
Address: Curtin University, Western Australia
Telephone: 0434675198

Dr Anne Peters

Interests: Behavioural ecology, Sexual selection, Honest signals, Telomere dynamics, Life-history trade-offs, Ecological immunology, Behavioural endocrinology
Address: Monash University

Mr Elias Polymeropoulos

Interests: Energy metabolism; Oxygen delivery; environmental adaptation (temperature/ oxygen); developmental physiology Address: University of Tasmania Churchill Avenue Hobart TAS 7001
Telephone: +61 3 6226 2891


Dr Norman Ragg

Interests: Aquaculture, mollusc physiology, invertebrate energetics, stress response
Address: Cawthron Institute 98 Halifax Street East Nelson 7010 New Zealand
Telephone: +64 3 5393297

Dr A A J Rajaatne

Interests: Thermoregulation in large mammals
Address: Department of Physiology Faculty of Medicine University of Peradeniya Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 9
Telephone: 8 239 6294

Dr Himali Ratnayake

Address: CSIRO 41 Boggo Road, Dutton Park, Queensland 4102

Ms Sarah Ann Raymond-Bayne

Address: University of Wollongong Northfields Ave New South Wales 2522
Telephone: 0450853833

Associate Professor Samantha J Richardson

Dr Kylie Robert

Interests: Reproductive ecology, conservation biology, captive breeding, reintroduction, anthropogenic disturbance, life history variation, sex allocation
Address: La Trobe University, Victoria
Telephone: +61 3 94791876

Dr Juliet R Roberts

Interests: Renal function in avian and mammalian species; Kidney structure and function; Hormonal regulation of renal function
Address: Division of Animal Physiology University of New England School of Rural Science and Natural Resources Armidale NSW 2351
Telephone: +61 2 6773 2506

Dr Esme Robinson

Interests: Thermal physiology, visual physiology and behaviour, fish physiology
Address: Plant and Food Research, Akersten St Nelson 8140 New Zealand

Dr Randy Rose

Interests: Reproductive physiology; Thermoregulation
Address: Zoology University of Tasmania GPO Box 252-05 Hobart TAS 7005
Telephone: +61 3 6226 2633


Dr Lauren Salo

Interests: Cardiovascular and autonomic control
Organisation: University of Melbourne

Dr Paul Schultze-Motel

Interests: Ecophysiology of thermogenesis in flowering plants; Energy metabolism and heat exchange in animals; Biological calorimetry
Address: Reginenweg 5 12247 Berlin Germany
Telephone: +49 30774 9820

Mr Jarvie Scott

Interests: Ecophysiology, Species distribution modelling, Reptiles
Address: University of Otago, 340 Great King Street Dunedin, 9010, New Zealand

Dr Frank Seebacher

Interests: Physiological ecology of vertebrates Evolutionary physiology
Address: Dept of Physiology & Pharmacology University of Queensland St. Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 2 9351 2779

A/Prof Conrad Sernia

Interests: Reproductive endocrinology; Oxytocin-like peptides
Address: Dept of Physiology & Pharmacology University of Queensland St.Lucia QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 7 3365 3180

Prof Roger S Seymour

Interests: Cardiovascular, respiratory and thermoregulatory physiology
Address: Department of Environmental Biology University of Adelaide Adelaide SA 5005
Telephone: +61 8 8303 5596

Dr Shini Shaniko

Interests: Animal and human physiology, cell and tissue biology, stress physiology
Address: University of Queensland St Lucia Campus Brisbane QLD 4067
Telephone: +61 400292697

Dr Geoff Shaw

Interests: Marsupial reproduction and development; Pregnancy; Parturition; Embryonic diapause; Sex determination; Sexual differentiation
Address: Department of Zoology University of Melbourne Gratton Street Parkville VIC 3052
Telephone: +61 3 9344 6227 / 6259

Mr Alirez Shoae

Interests: Reproductive physiology; Endocrinology
Address: Department of Zoology University of Otago 340 Great King Street Dunedin NZ 9054
Telephone: +64 3479 4197

Miss Rachel Slatyer

Interests: Insects; Mountain environments; Local adaptation
Address: Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 643 Russel Laboratories, 1630 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706, USA.

Dr Craig Smith

Interests: Sex determination; Gonadal stucture and function in birds and reptiles
Address: University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics Royal Children’s Hospital Flemington VIC 3052
Telephone: +61 3 8341 6427

Dr Edward Snelling

Interests: Ecophysiology, respiration, energetics, morphometry, locomotion
Address: Department of Anatomy and Physiology and Centre for Veterinary Wildlife Research, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 529 8245

Ms Eleanor Stalenberg

Interests: Mammal physiology, mechanistic and ecological niche modelling, conservation, herbivore nutrition
Address: Division of Evolution, Ecology and Genetics, Research School of Biology Australian National University Canberra ACT 2601
Telephone: +61 2 6773 3756

Dr Clare Stawski

Interests: Ecological physiology, thermal biology, conservation
Address: Zoology Department University of New England Armidale NSW 2351
Telephone: +61 2 6773 3756

Ms Lisa Stojanovski

Address: University of Western Sydney NSW

Mr W. Maartin Strauss

Interests: Conservation physiology of African ungulates
Address: University of South Africa c/o Christiaan de Wet & Pioneer Roads, Florida Roodepoort Gauteng 1709 South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 471 2163

Dr Wayne J Sturrock

Address: School of Applied Sciences & Engineering Monash University, Peninsula Campus McMahons Road Frankston VIC 3199
Telephone: +61 3 9904 4612

Dr Alfio Stuto

Interests: Cardiovascular physiology; Exercise physiology; Diving
Address: Team Physician Italian Federation of Roller Skating (FIHP) Via Aristotle, 9 Siracusa, Sicily ITALY 96100
Telephone: 39 0931 21358


Professor Glenn Tattersall

Interests: Comparative physiology; Energetics; Thermoregulation; Thermal ecology; Water loss; Metabolism
Address: Brock University, 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way St. Catherines ON L2S3A1 Canada

A/Prof Harry H Taylor

Dr Michael B Thompson

Interests: Comparative physiology of vertebrates, particularly reptiles; Evolution of viviparity in reptiles; Egg physiology of reptiles
Address: School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006
Telephone: +61 2 9351 3989

Dr Sean Tomlinson

Interests: Ecophysiological and behavioural adaptations to stressful or harsh environments; Learning, problem-solving and social behaviours as responses to environment or ecology.
Address: Science Division, Botanic Gardens & Parks Authority Fraser Avenue West Perth WA 6005; School of Animal Biology University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6010

A/Prof Tess Toop

Address: School of Life and Environmental Sciences Deakin University Waurn Ponds VIC 3217
Telephone: +61 3 5227 1260

Dr Nicholas Tuckey

Interests: Hypometabolism; Exercise physiolgy; Comparative physiology and biochemistry of fishes; Postharvest seafood storage
Address: NZ Institute for Plant and Food Research 300 Wakefield Quay Port Nelson NZ 7010
Telephone: +64 3 989 7628

Dr Christopher Turbill

Interests: Thermal and metabolic physiology and ecology; torpor and hibernation; bats
Address: Western Sydney University NSW
Telephone: +61 02 4570 1456


Dr James Turner

Interests: Thermoregulation, hibernation, torpor, temperature
Address: School of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, Stephenson Place, South Lanarkshire, G72 0LH, UK

Dr Nigel Turner

Interests: Metabolism; Membranes; Metabolic diseases; Diet; Transcriptional regulation of mitochondrial function
Address: Diabetes and Obesity Program Garvan Institute of Medical Research 384 Victoria St Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Telephone: +61 2 4221 3883


Ms Aruni Udugama Vithanage

Interests: Laccase gene expression of B cinerea.
Address: School of Agriculture and Wine Science, Charles Sturt University, WaggaWagga, Australia


Mr Etido Umoren

Interests: Ecotoxicology, Aquatic foochain, Organic pollutants, trophic transfer
Address: Ecosystems Management University of New England Armidale NSW 2351
Telephone: +61 2 6773 3690

M Matteo Ungaro

Interests: Biological anthropology; evolutionary biology; zoology
Address: University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia


Dr James Van Dyke

Interests: Ecophysiology; Comparative Physiology; Conservation physiology
Address: LaTrobe University, Albury-Wodonga Campus 113 McKoy St West Wodonga VIC 3690 Australia

Ms Catharina Vendl

Address: University of Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Switzerland

Ms Kristine Vesterdorf

Interests: Physiology
Address: University of Copenhagen Sindshvilevej 23, Frederiksberg DK-2000 Denmark


Ms Christine Wacker

Interests: Thermal biology Intraspecific variation
Address: University of New England Armidale, NSW 2351 Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6773 3923

Dr Lisa Warnecke

Interests: Thermal energetics; Small mammals; Torpor; Hibernation; Ecophysiology
Address: University of Hamburg, Hamburg 20146 Germany
Email: mailto:

Mr Robert Wass

Interests: Reproductive physiology of fish
Address: Department of Zoology University of Otago NZ
Telephone: +64 3 479 5127

Ms Courtney A Waugh

Interests: Respiration physiology; Animal behaviour; Echidna biology
Address: School of Integrative Biology University of Queensland

Prof Roy Weber

Interests: Integrative physiology of gas transport; Structure, function and environmental adaptation of hemoglobin and other gas-transporting proteins
Address: Zoophysiology Aarhus University C.F. Moellers Alle 131 Aarhus Denmark DK-8000
Telephone: +45 8942 2599

Dr Koa Webster

Interests: Marsupial exercise physiology; conservation physiology and wildlife health, including relationships between stress hormone physiology, host-parasite interactions and zoonotic diseases
Address: Parasitology Lab, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University NSW 2109
Telephone: +61 2 9850 9259

Dr Jan M West

Interests: Crustacean muscle; Crustacean moult cycle; Muscle growth and development; Activation of muscle
Address: School of Biological and Chemical Sciences Deakin University 221 Burwood Highway Burwood VIC 3125
Telephone: +61 3 9251 7054

Dr David A Wharton

Interests: Cold tolerance; Freezing survival; Anhydrobiosis; Anatarctic terrestrial biology; Nematodes; Parasitology
Address: Zoology University of Otago PO Box 5 Dunedin NZ
Telephone: +64 3 479 7963

Dr Craig White

Interests: Allometry; Macrophysiology; Vision of fish and amphibious birds; Discontinuous gas exchange of arthropods; Metabolism of animals
Address: School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton Victoria 3800 Australia.
Telephone: +61 7 3345 8539

Dr Camilla Whittington

Interests: Genomic basis of evolutionary novelty; Physiology and genomics of viviparity in skinks and seahorses; Mammalian venom
Address: School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006
Telephone: +61 2 9351 8621

Dr Caroline Williams

Interests: Ecological and evolutionary physiology
Address: Berkeley University of California 94720 United States
Telephone: +1 510 643 9775

Mr Sean Williamson

Interests: Physiology, Embryonic Development, Gut Physiology, Vertebrate Physiology, Ecophysiology
Address: Monash University 14 Gipps Street Richmond VIC 3121
Telephone: 0423366345

Dr Kerry Withers

Interests: Ecophysiology of marsupials; Metabolism; Torpor
Address: Dept Biological & Physical Sciences University of Southern Queensland West Street Toowoomba QLD 4350
Telephone: +61 7 4631 5575

Prof Philip C Withers

Interests: Metabolism, water loss, thermoregulation of vertebrates; Desert animals – comparative physiology, ecophysiology, environmental physiology.
Address: Zoology. School of Animal Biology M092 University of Western Australia Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6907
Telephone: +61 8 6488 2235

Mr Andrew Wood

Address: UTAS/CSIRO Castray Esplanade Hobast Tasmania 7000

Dr Nicholas Wu

Interests: Ecophysiology, Herpetology, Zoology
Western Sydney University, NSW Australia
Telephone: 0409456802


Miss Olivia Wycherley

Interests: Respiratory and cardiovascular physiology in diving/altitude
Address: James Cook University Townsville Queensland 4814
Telephone: 0432710712


Dr Shangzhe Xie

Address: University of Adelaide


Dr Raj K Yadav

Interests: Electrophysiology; Nutrition
Address: Physiology King George’s Medical College Lucknow UP India 0911
Telephone: 0522 235 5017


Mrs Erika Zaid

Interests: Animal Behaviour, Behavioural physiology, Behavioural ecology, Steroid hormones, Oxidative stress, Function of sleep, Ecology and evolution of sleep
Address: Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution, La Trobe University

Dr Graham Zosky

Interests: Comparative cardiac respiratory physiology
Address: ICHR University of Western Australia Crawley WA 6009