Australian Physiological Society Inc.

Prizes for Students Presenting Communications (Oral or Poster)*

Meeting O or P Name and
Authors and
Title of Communication
51st, Queensland,
April, 1990
O L.R. Martin
Pharmacology Melbourne
L.R. Martin, P. Molenaar and R.J. Summers, Binding of [3H] forskolin to adenylate cyclase in guinea pig following chronic exposure to (-)-isoprenaline 21, 13P
P R.D. Piper
Neurology P.H.H.
R.D. Piper and J.D. Gillies, A personal computer based system for the analysis of time-series data 21, 82P
P I. Nitsos
Physiology Monash
I. Nitsos, S. Rees and J. Rawson, Ontogeny of Substance P and Calcitonin Gene-related Peptide immunoreactivity in primary sensory neurones in fetal sheep 21, 86P
52nd, NSW
Sept, 1990
O S.A. Hollingworth
Physiology Monash
S.A. Hollingworth, V. Ford, I.R. Young and G.D. Thorburn, The effect of prostaglandin E2 on the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in fetal sheep 21, 120P
O M.E. Wlodek
Physiology Monash
M.E. Wlodek, R. Harding and G.D. Thorburn, The role of fetal urine in fetal and maternal fluid balance 21, 107P
P M. Rogers
Neuroscience ANU
M. Rogers, I. Hendry and P.W. Gage, Nerve growth factor modulates the action potential afterhyperpolarization in rat sympathetic neurons 21, 177P
54th, Monash
Sept, 1991
O K.J. Gibson
Phys & Pharm NSW
K.J. Gibson and E.R. Lumbers, Renal sodium handling in the immediate post- natal period 22, 119P
P C. Rattray-Wood
Physiology Monash
Colin Rattray-Wood and Richard J. Lang, A mathematical model of a single smooth muscle cell showing spontaneous electrical activity 22, 173P
P A. Mark-Seymour
Physiology Adelaide
A.J. Mark-Seymour and G.C. Scroop, The influence of exercise training on blood levels of atrial natriuretic peptide and plasma renin activity during rest and exercise 22, 190P
55th, Melbourne
Feb, 1992
O G.S. Lynch
Physiology Melbourne
G.S. Lych, B.R. Frueh and D.A. Williams, Ca2+ and Sr2+-activated contractile characteristics of single skinned extraocular muscle fibres from the rabbit 23, 56P
P R. Sassoon
Phys & Pharm. NSW
R. Sassoon and P.H. Barry, Divalent cations and their effects on Na+ currents in olfactory receptor neurons 23, 72P
56th, Sydney
Sept, 1992
O Kerrie Way
Pharmacology Melbourne
K.J. Way and J.J. Reid, Effect of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on nitrergic transmission in the rat anococcygeus muscle 23, 197P
P Roger Bralow
Pharmacology Melbourne
R. Bralow, K. Thomson and P. Marley, Nicotinic activation of tyrosine hydroxylase is dependent on protein kinase A in intact bovine adrenal medullary cells 23, 211P
57th, Melbourne
Feb, 1993
O Sally A. Waterman
Human Physiology Flinders
S.A. Waterman, M. Costa and S.J.H. Brookes, Development of a method for video image analysis of peristalsis in the isolated guinea-pig small intestine 24, 94P
Antonio Paolini
Physiology Melbourne
A.G. Paolini, W.A. Kunze and J.S. McKenzie, Intracellular responses in ventral striatum to olfactory bulb stimulation 24, 90P
58th, Adelaide
Sept, 1993
OC Anna Hammarström
Physiology Monash
A.K. Hammarström, H.C. Parkington and H.A. Coleman, M3 receptor stimulation evokes EDHF release in guinea-pig coronary artery 24, 154P
OA Trevor Lewis
Physiology Adelaide
Trevor M. Lewis, Michael J. Roberts and Allan H. Bretag, Kinetic analysis of a high conductance, voltage dependent anion channel from the sarcoplasmic reticulum of amphibian skeletal muscle 24, 142P
PA Jonathon Buckley
Physiology Adelaide
J.D. Buckley and G.C. Scroop, Lactate kinetics in the resting forearm during incremental leg exercise 24, 186P
PC Peter Catcheside
Physiology Adelaide
P.G. Catcheside and G.C. Scroop, The effect of blood sampling site on the lactate threshold during incremental exercise 24, 187P
59th, QUT
Feb, 1994
OC Emma Starritt
Physiology Melbourne
E.C. Starritt, R. Snow and M. Hargreaves, Effect of branched chain fatty acid ingestion on plasma ammonia accumulation during exercise 25, 8P
OA Alison Harmer
Biol Sci Sydney
A.R. Harmer, M.J. McKenna, J.R. Sutton, D.M. Eager, N.A. Mackay and M.W. Thompson, Plasma potassium concentration regulation is selectively enhanced during intense exercise after sprint training 25, 10P
PA Giuseppi Posterino
Zoology Latrobe
G.S. Posterino, G.D. Lamb and D.G. Stephenson, Effects of heparin on excitation- contraction coupling in skeletal muscle of toad and rat 25, 48P
PC Julian Chick
Zoology Latrobe
Julian J. Chick and D. George Stephenson, Temperature effects on contractile properties of "catch" muscle fibres from the mussel Mytilus edulis 25, 43P
60th, Tasmania
Sept, 1994
OC Sharyn Fitzgerald
Emily E. Stewart Renal Lab Baker Institute
Sharyn M. Fitzgerald, Roger G. Evans, Irene J. Christy and Warwick P. Anderson, Nitric oxide synthase blockade and renal vascular responses to noradrenaline and endothelin in conscious dogs 25, 176P
OA Guiseppe Posterino
Zoology Latrobe
G.S. Posterino and G.D. Lamb, The reactive disulphide 2,2-dithiodipyridine abolishes excitation-contraction coupling in toad skeletal muscle, by an action on the voltage- sensors 25, 119P
PA Kevin Eager
Kevin R. Eager, Lin D. Roden and Angela F. Dulhunty, Characterisation of the cardiac sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium release channel and the effects of dithiothreitol on its activity 25, 151P
PC Sharyn Rayner
Human Physiol Newcastle
Sharyn E. Rayner and Dirk F. van Helden, The effects of 6-OHDA on the development of sympathetic and sensory nerves innervating the mesenteric arteries of the rat 25, 159P
61st, Lorne
Feb, 1995
OC Marie McMahon
Anatomy Flinders
A.M. McMahon and C.J. Carati, Lymphatic vessel response to hemodilution is not altered by alpha-adrenergic blockade 26, 30P
OA Virginia Owen
Zoology Latrobe
V.J. Owen, G.D. Lamb, D.G. Stephenson and M.W. Fryer, The relationship between the calcium stored in the sarcoplasmic reticulum and the force response to depolarization in skinned fibres from rat muscle 26, 3P
PA L.M. Hobbs
CSIRO Hum Nutr Adelaide
L.M. Hobbs, T.E. Rayner and P.R.C. Howe, Dietary fish oil prevents the development of renal damage in salt-loaded hypertensive rats 26, 37P
PC Jennifer Cornish
Neuropharmacol Baker Institute
J.L. Cornish and M. van den Buuse, Pressor response and tachycardia induced by central dopamine release in the rat: the involvement of vasopressin 26, 48P
62nd, NSW
Sept, 1995
OC Peter Johnson
Anat. & Cell Biol Melbourne
P.J. Johnson, J.C. Bornstein, S.Y. Yuan and J.B. Furness, Acetylcholine and tachykinins mediate transmission from sensory neurons in motility reflex pathways in the guinea-pig ileum 26, 189P
OA (eq) Sabine Piller
S.C. Piller, G.D. Ewart, G.B. Cox and P.W. Gage, VPR of HIV-I: an ion channel 26, 150P
OA (eq) Gordon Coleman
Phys & Pharm NSW
G.T. Coleman, H.G. Zhang, P.D. Mackie and M.J. Rowe, A preparation for monitoring inputs to the central nervous system from intact single afferent fibres supplying the wrist joint 26, 164P
PA Julie Dalziel
J.E. Dalziel, B. Birnir, M.L. Tiemey, G.B. Cox and P.W. Gage, Single site mutations in the second transmembrane region in the GABAA receptor alter desensitisation 26, 220P
PC Zhan Lin Yin
Physiology Melbourne
Z.L. Yin and G.J. Dusting, Endothelium-derived nitric oxide function is restored by an antagonist of platelet-activating factor in atherosclerotic rabbit carotid artery 26, 203P
63rd, WA
April, 1996
OC Damien Angus Physiology Melbourne D.J. Angus, M.A. Febbraio, K.F. Howlett, N. Marmy Conus and M. Hargreaves, Effect of heat stress on glucose kinetics during exercise 27, 48P
OS Lynne Turnbull Maths, Physics Comp. & Electron Macquarie L. Turnbull, G.H. Rossmanith, J.F.Y. Ho and R.L. Ludowyke, Effect of β-adrenergic stimulation on rat cardiac muscle 27, 5P
PS Mariann Zerbes
Med & Health Sci Newcastle
Mariann Zerbes and David A. Powis, Capacitative Ca2+ entry occurs in bovine adrenal chromaffin cells following depletion of intracellular Ca2+ stores either by histamine or caffeine 27, 22P
64th, Monash
Dec, 1996
OC Gordon Coleman
Physiology & Pharmacology NSW
G.T. Coleman, H. Bahramali, H.Q. Zhang and M.J. Rowe, Characterization of mechanoreceptive afferent fibres that supply the glabrous skin of the hand in the marmoset monkey 27, 215P
OS Ronnie Blazev
Zoology Latrobe
R. Blazev and G.D. Lamb, The effect of protein kinase A on depolarization-induced force responses in skinned skeletal muscle fibres of the toad 27, 96P
PS Anita Premkumar
Neuroscience JCSMR
A. Premkumar, G. Ewart, G.B. Cox and P.W. Gage, Effects of mutations on channel activity in influenza B virus protein NB 27, 137P
PC Karen Cundasamy
Chemistry & Biology VUT
Karen Cundasamy, Susan Bortolotti and Gabriela Stephenson, An electrophoretic study of myosin heavy chain expression in skeletal muscles from rats of different gender and strain 27, 160P
65th, Adelaide
Sept, 1997
OC Arianne Antoine
Physiology Melbourne
Arianne M. Antoine, Angela M. Reilly, Peter J. Harris and David A. Williams, Effect of angiotensin II on intracellular calcium levels in isolated rat proximal tubules 28, 103P
OS Deanne Hryciw
Adv Biomed Stud Uni SA
D.H. Hryciw, G.Y. Rychov, B.P. Hughes and A.H. Bretag, Effects of carboxyl terminus mutations in the skeletal muscle chloride channel ClC-1 28, 49P
PS Joanne Waring
Physiology Monash
J.V. Waring and I.R. Wendt, Na+/K+ pump activity in bladder smooth muscle of diabetic rats 28, 76P
PC Anita Premkumar
Neuroscience JCSMR
A. Premkumar, G. Ewan, G.B. Cox & P.W. Gage, Proton permeability of membranes expressing wild type and mutant NB proteins of influenza B virus 28, 73P
66th, Brisbane
Sept, 1998
OC Betty Exintaris
Physiology Monash
B. Exintaris and R.J. Lang, Nerve-mediated modulation of action potential discharge in a wholemount preparation of the guinea-pig upper urinary tract 29, 48P
OS Linda Mellors
Physiology Monash
Linda J. Mellors, George Kotsanas and Igor R. Wendt, Effects of pyruvate on intracellular Ca2+ in normal and diabetic cardiac myocytes 29, 219P
PS Amanda Marsh
Phys & Pharm NSW
A.C. Marsh, K.J. Gibson, E.R. Lumbers and D. Thomas, Effects of an infusion of insulin- like growth factor I on the fetal kidney and fetal survival 29, 347P
PC Peter Johnson
Physiology Melbourne
Peter J. Johnson and Joel C. Bornstein, Blockade of tachykinin NK1 and NK3 receptors inhibits slow synaptic responses in myenteric sensory neurons and reveals inhibitory input 29, 209P
67th, Newcastle Sept, 1999 OC Damien Angus
Physiology Melbourne
D.J. Angus, M.A. Febbraio and M.Hargreaves, Glucose kinetics during fatiguing exercise with carbohydrate feeding 30, 51P
OS Edoardo Aromatis
Physiology Adelaide
E.C. Aromatis, G.Y. Rychov, D.K. Taylor, S.M. Pyke, A.H. Bretag and M.L. Roberts, Modulation of the gating of rClC-1: structural considerations 30, 57P
PS Rebecca Haddock
Neuroscience JCSMR
R.E. Haddock and C.E. Hill, Involvement of multiple signalling pathways in spontaneous rhythmic contractions of rat iris arterioles 30, 77P
PC Glenis Crane
Human Physiology Flinders
G.J. Crane, T.O. Neild and S.S. Segal, The spread of hyperpolarizations in microvascular networks of the hamster cheek pouch 30, 89P
68th, Melbourne
Nov, 2000
OC Rebecca Starkie
Physiology Melbourne
R.L. Starkie, M.J. Arkinstall, I. Koukoulas, J.A. Hawley and M.A. Febbraio, Effect of mode of exercise and CHO ingestion on IL-6 gene expression in human skeletal muscle 31, 78P
OS Robyn Murphy
Health Science Deakin
R. Murphy, G. McConell, D. Cameron-Smith, K. Watt, L. Ackland, B. Walzel, T. Wallimann and R. Snow, Creatine transporter protein content, localization and gene expression in rat skeletal muscle 31, 36P
PS Emad Abro
Physiology Melbourne
E. Abro, C.D. Griffiths, T.O. Morgan and L.M.D. Delbridge, Regression of cardiac hypertrophy in the SHR by renin-angiotensin system blockade and dietary sodium restriction 31, 84P
PC Jong Sam Lee
Human Biology & Human Science RMIT
Jong Sam Lee, Clinton R. Bruce, Lawrence L. Spriet and John A. Hawley, Interaction of diet and exercise on skeletal muscle adaptations and exercise performance in rats 31, 94P

There was no meeting in 2001 because of the IUPS meeting in Christchurch

69th, Melbourne
Nov, 2002
OS Leanne Redman
Department of Physiology, University of Adelaide
L.M. Redman, R.J. Norman and G.C. Scroop Impact of phase of the menstrual cycle on the lactate threshold web only
OC James Ryall
Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne
J.G. Ryall, D.R. Plant, P. Gregorevic and G.S. Lynch Fenoterol treatment reverses sarcopenia and improves muscle function in aged rats web only
PS Alex Nicholls
Department of Physiology, University of Sydney
A.S. Nicholls, L. Jiang and D.G. Allen Adenosine inhibits angiotensin II activation of the cardiac Na+/H+ exchanger in rat ventricular myocytes web only
PC Travis Dutka
Department of Zoology, La Trobe University
T.L. Dutka and G.D. Lamb Effect of low ATP concentrations on force relaxation in rat EDL muscle fibres web only
70th, Sydney
Sept, 2003
OS Robert Aughey
Centre for Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sports Science, Victoria University of Technology
R.J. Aughey, K.T. Murphy, S.A. Clark, J. Christie, A.G. Hahn, C.J. Gore, A.P. Garnham, C.M. Chow, J.A. Hawley and M.J. McKenna Opposing effects of acute and chronic high intensity exercise on Na+K +ATPase activity in skeletal muscle 33, 91P
OC James Ryall
Dept of Physiology, University of Melbourne
J.G. Ryall, D.R. Plant and G.S. Lynch, Treatment with the β2-agonists formoterol or salmeterol produce greater muscle hypertrophy in rats than fenoterol 33, 65P
PS Rebecca Haddock
Div. of Neuroscience, JCSMR, Australian National University
R.E. Haddock, T.D. Brackenbury and C.E. Hill, Initiation and coordination of vasomotion in rat cerebral arteries 33, 89P
PC Nicole Rummery
Div. of Neuroscience, JCSMR, Australian National University
N.M. Rummery, S.L. Sandow, T.D. Brackenbury and C.E. Hill, Vascular remodeling and changes in cellular coupling during vascular disease 33, 88P
71st, Sydney
Nov, 2004
OS Jonathan Schertzer
Physiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
J.D. Schertzer and G.S. Lynch Optimizing methods for ectopic expression of protein in murine skeletal muscle 35, 42P
OC Nicole Stupka
Physiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
N. Stupka, B.J. Michell, D.R. Plant, R.Bassel-Duby, E.N. Olson, B.E. Kemp and G.S. Lynch Increased calcineurin phosphatase activity improves fatigue resistance whilst maintaining specific force in diaphragm muscles from dystrophic mdx mice 35, 46P
PS Enzo Porrello
Physiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
E.R. Porrello, C.E. Huggins, C.L. Curl, S.B. Harrap, W.G. Thomas and L.M.D. Delbridge Increased angiotensin AT2 receptor expression is associated with neonatal cardiac growth restriction in a genetic model of adult cardiac hypertrophy 35, 81P
PC Sussana Park
Division of Neuroscience, JCSMR, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
S.B. Park, G.J. Stuart, C.E. Hill and A.T. Gulledge Cholinergic modulation of pyramidal neuron excitability in the prefrontal cortex 35, 100P
72nd, Canberra
Sep, 2005
OS Manuel Navaro-Gonzalez
Division of Neuroscience, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia.
M.F. Navarro-Gonzalez and C.E. Hill Novel nifedipine-insensitive high voltage activated calcium channels play a role in vascular tone of cerebral arteries 36, 140P
OC Felice Beitzel
Basic and Clinical Myology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia.
F. Beitzel, M.N. Sillence and G.S. Lynch β-adrenergic signalling in skeletal muscle regeneration after myotoxic injury 36, 130P
PS Sonja Kowalczuk
School of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia.
S. Kowalczuk, A. Bröer, M. Munzinger, N. Tietze, K. Klingel and S. Bröer Molecular cloning and characterisation of the mouse ‘system IMINO’ transporter 36, 80P
PC Chris Fowler
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia.
C.J. Fowler, K. Ngui, B. Hunne, D. Poole, J.B. Furness and C.B. Neylon Protein kinase A inhibits cell growth induced by overexpression of IK channels 36, 75P
73rd, Brisbane
Sep, 2006
OS Wade Kruger
School of Biomedical Science, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld 4072, Australia.
W.A. Kruger, G.R. Monteith and P. Poronnik Muscarinic agonist-induced recruitment of plasma membrane Ca2+ ATPase (PMCA) to the membrane involves the PSD95/Dlg/ZO-1 (PDZ) scaffold Na+ H+ exchanger regulatory factor 2 (NHERF-2) 37, 66P
OC Felice Beitzel
Basic and Clinical Myology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia.
F. Beitzel, M.N. Sillence and G.S. Lynch nhibition of β-adrenergic signalling impairs functional repair of rat skeletal muscle after injury 37, 56P
PS Soohyun Lee
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
S. Lee, P.A. Dawson, A.K. Hewavitharana, P.N. Shaw and D. Markovich Increased acetaminophen hepatotoxicity in the Nas1 and Sat1 sulfate transporter null mice 37, 87P
PC Enzo Porello
Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
E.R. Porrello, C.L. Curl, S.B. Harrap, W.G. Thomas and L.M.D. Delbridge Is neonatal myocardial apoptosis a prelude to cardiac hypertrophy in the hypertrophic heart rat? 37, 107P
74th, Newcastle
Dec, 2007
OS Trent Reardon
School of Medical Sciences (F13), Bosch Institute, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.
T.F. Reardon and D.G. Allen Iron accelerates skeletal muscle fatigue at 37°C 38, 170P
OC Isuru Jayasinghe
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, 85 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand.
I.D. Jayasinghe, M.B. Cannell and C. Soeller Visualization of the 3-D distribution of proteins involved in cardiac excitation-contraction coupling using a novel optical approach 38, 153P
PS Wayne Anderson
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
W.B. Anderson, B.A. Graham, P. Jobling, P.A. Tooney, A.M. Brichta, and R.J. Callister, Differential inhibitory signalling in the superficial and deep dorsal horn of the mouse spinal cord 38, 120P
PC Fernanda Gravina
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
F.S. Gravina, K. Ryan, M.S. Imtiaz, S.L. Sandow, R. Smith, H.C. Parkington and D.F. van Helden Inhibitors of mitochondrial function disrupt uterine pacemaking 38, 119P
PC Melissa Walsh
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
M.A. Walsh B.A. Graham, A.M. Brichta, and R.J. Callister Maturation of neuron excitability and membrane conductances in the superficial dorsal horn of the mouse spinal cord 38, 121P
PC Stephney Whillier
Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
S. Whillier, J.E. Raftos and P.W. Kuchel The ability of the red blood cell to synthesise glutathione in type 2 diabetes mellitus, and the implications for disease management 38, 83P
75th, Melbourne
Dec, 2008
OS Stefan Gehrig
Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
S.M. Gehrig, J.D. Schertzer, J.E. Church and G.S. Lynch Local insulin-like growth factor binding proteins are essential for successful skeletal muscle regeneration 39, 63P
OC Linlin Ma
Sansom Institute, University of South Australia.
L. Ma, G.Y. Rychkov, E.A. Bykova, J. Zheng and A.H. Bretag FRET study of C-terminal movements of the cytoplasmic tail of human skeletal muscle chloride channel, hClC-1, during gating 39, 27P
PS Nathan Scrimgeour
Department of Physiology, University of Adelaide
N.R. Scrimgeour and G.Y. Rychkov, Store independent activation and properties of Orai3/STIM1 mediated current 39, 116P
PC Helena Viola
School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia
H.M. Viola, E. Ingley, P.G. Arthur and L.C. Hool Identifying the site of the source of reactive oxygen species within the mitochondria after transient exposure of cardiac myocytes to hydrogen peroxide 39, 74P

The 2009 meeting was delayed until the joint meeting with ANS January 2010

76th, Sydney
Jan, 2010
OS Heshan Peiris
Department of Human Physiology,Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
H. Peiris and D. Keating The role of an endogenous inhibitor of calcineurin in the regulation of glucose homeostasis and islet function 40, 56P
OC Jordan Willcox
Department of Biomedical Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
J.M. Willcox, C.L. Murrant and A.J.S. Summerlee, Relaxin induces differential arteriolar dilations and gap junctionally mediated upstream arteriolar dilations 40, 75P
PS Ivana Kuo
Neuroscience Program, John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
I.Y. Kuo, V.S. Seymour, S.L. Sandow, A. Ellis and C.E. Hill Non-L-type calcium channels contribute to cerebrovascular function 40, 40P
77th, Adelaide
Dec, 2010
OS Noni Larkins
Dept. Zoology, La Trobe University, Victoria.
N.T. Larkins, R.M. Murphy & G.D. Lamb Properties and amounts of heat shock proteins in skeletal muscle 41, 202P
OC S. Carbone
Human Physiology and Centre for Neuroscience, Flinders University, Adelaide.
S.E. Carbone, D.A. Wattchow, N.J. Spencer and S.J.H. Brookes Gap junction coupling between smooth muscle cells modulates responses to inhibitory motorneurons and exogenous ATP 41, 146P
PS D. Mehra
Disc. Human Physiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW
D. Mehra, D.F. van Helden, H.S. Hwang, B.C. Knollmann & D.R. Laver Inhibition of cardiac Ca2+ release channels as therapy for arrhythmia 41, 88P
PC J. Heide
Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute , Darlinghurst 2010, NSW.
J. Heide, S.A. Mann & J.I. Vandenberg Characterization of a novel hERG potassium channel isoform upregulated in schizophrenia patients 41, 61P
78th, Perth
Nov, 2011
OS Daniel Chaston
Blood Vessel Lab., JCSMR, The Australian National University, ACT
D.J. Chaston,1 B.K. Baillie,1 K.I. Matthaei2 and C.E. Hill, Signalling through endothelial connexin40 modulates the myogenic constriction of arteries and regulates blood pressure 42, 7P
OC Michaela Kreissl
Neurogenetics, Children's Hospital Westmead, University of Sydney, NSW
M. Kreissl, B. Ilkovski, K.N. North and N.F. Clarke, Phosphorylation of tropomyosin – response to sarcomeric stress? 42, 80P
PS Noni Larkins
Dept. Zoology, La Trobe University, Victoria.
N.T. Larkins, R.M. Murphy & G.D. Lamb Phosphorylation of small heat shock proteins in response to heat stress 42, 20P
PC Susan Morton
Dept. Translational Bioscience and Neuroscience,, JCSMR, The Australian National University, ACT.
S.K. Morton, B.K. Baillie, C.E. Hill and K.I. Matthaei, A simple and reliable method for testing transgene zygosity using quantitative real-time PCR 42, 46P
79th, Sydney
Dec, 2012
OS Michaela Kreissl
Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, NSW
M. Kreissl, C. Ottenheijm, K.N. North & N.F. Clarke, Mutations in the α-tropomyosin-slow gene (TPM3) cause sarcomeric dysfunction in slow muscle fibres 43, 185P
OC Anne Harasta
Translational Neuroscience Facility, Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, NSW
A.E. Harasta, M. Schneider, R. Spanagel, G.D. Housley & M. Klugmann, Septal glucagon-like peptide 1 receptors (GLP-1Rs) mediate the behavioural effects of cocaine 43, 113P
PS Christine Dixon
University of Queensland
C.L. Dixon, A. Keramidas, P. Sah & J.W. Lynch, Using artificial synapses to investigate GABAA receptor kinetics 43, 68P
PS Jeremy Pinyon
Translational Neuroscience Facility, Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, NSW
J.L. Pinyon & G.D. Housley, Evaluation of auditory nerve fibre recruitment by eABR via cochlear implant stimulation in the guinea-pig model 43, 87P
80th, Geelong
Dec, 2013
OS Adam Hagg
Laboratory for Muscle Research & Therapeutics Development, Division of Cell Signalling and Metabolism, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, VIC
A. Hagg, C.E. Winbanks, R.E. Thomson, T.D. Colgan, H. Qian, G.S. Lynch & P. Gregorevic, AAV mediated over-expression of the β2-Adrenoceptor promotes skeletal muscle hypertrophy 44, 140P
OC Tahnee Kennedy
Basic and Clinical Myology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, VIC
T. Kennedy, K. Swiderski, S.M. Gehrig, R. Koopman, K.T. Murphy, M.A. Febbraio & G.S. Lynch, Investigating the effect of heat shock protein 72 induction on the dystrophic pathology of mdx and dko mice 44, 138P
PS Chanchal Chandramouli
Cardiac Phenomics Laboratory, Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, VIC
M.E. Reichelt, C. Chandramouli, Z. Chan, K.M. Mellor, R.H. Ritchie, C.L. Curl & L.M.D. Delbridge, Elevated cardiac AngII exacerbates structural and mechanical diabetic myocardial pathology in normotensive mice 44, 45P
PC Robert Barker
Department of Zoology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC
R.G. Barker, C. van der Poel, R.M. Murphy & D. Horvath, Taurine supplementation can improve tibialis anterior force production and muscle architecture: A comparison between the 28 and 70 day old mdx mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy 44, 55P
81st, Brisbane
Nov, 2014
OS Sean Notley
Centre for Human and Applied Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
S.R. Notley, J. Park, K. Tagami, N. Ohnishi, G.P. Kenny and N.A.S. Taylor An interaction of morphology in the modulation of evaporative heat loss during exercise 45, 75P
OC C.H. Ly
Stem Cell Metabolism and Regenerative Medicine Group, Basic and Clinical Myology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
C.H. Ly, G.S. Lynch and J.G. Ryall Despecification of myogenic C2C12 cells via metabolic reprogramming 45, 124P
PS Enyuan Cao
Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia.
E. Cao, M.J. Watt, L. Hu, C.J.H. Porter and N.L. Trevaskis The impact of intestinal lymph exposure on adipocyte function and insulin resistance 45, 57P
PC Richard Schlegel
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia.
R.N. Schlegel, J.S.M. Cuffe, K.M. Moritz and T.M. Paravicini Maternal hypomagnesaemia causes placental abnormalities that may contribute to fetal and postnatal mortality 45, 52P
82nd, Hobart
Nov, 2015
OS Sean Notley
Centre for Human and Applied Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia.
S.R. Notley, J. Park, K. Tagami, N. Ohnishi and N.A.S. Taylor. Can variations in body morphology explain gender-related differences in heat loss? 46, 57P
OC Anthony May
Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia.
A.K. May, A.P. Russell and S.A. Warmington Blood flow restriction training induces systemic muscle strength adaptations 46, 167P
PS Cara Timpani
Centre for Chronic Disease, College of Health &` Biomedicine, Victoria University, VIC 8001, Australia.
C.A. Timpani, J. Clark, J. Mier, A. Hayes and E. Rybalka Adenylosuccinic acid therapy attenuates skeletal muscle histopathology in the dystrophin-deficient mdx mouse 46, 77P
PC Zhibin Ma
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia.
Z.B. Ma, G.A. Quaife-Ryan, J.J. Cooper-White, J.E. Hudson and E.R. Porrello Intramyocardial delivery of miR-29a improves cardiac function and prevents pathological remodeling following myocardial infarction 46, 68P
83rd, Adelaide
Nov, 2016
OS Mitchell Lock
University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
M. Lock, J.Y. Soo, J. Darby, D. Brooks, E. Porrello, R. Tellam and J.L. Morrison Cardiac miRNA expression in the fetus and six month old sheep in response to myocardial infarction 47, 165P
OS Catherine Wingate
School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, University of Western Australia, WA 6009, Australia
C.D. Wingate, G.J. Pinniger, P.G. Arthur, A.J. Bakker and K.J. Nowak The contractile characteristics of a novel dystrophin-negative mouse strain with enhanced voluntary exercise capability 47, 173P
PS Melissa Adams
School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, and South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
M.K. Adams, L. Ma, F.H. Zhou, G.J. Barritt and G.Y. Rychkov Ca2+ release-activated Ca2+ channels are regulated by Calpain 47, 127P
PS Johannes Janssens
Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
J.V. Janssens, J.R. Bell, K.M. Mellor and L.M.D. Delbridge The cardiac troponin complex is modified by advanced glycation end-products in vivo and in vitro 47, 118P
84th, Melbourne
Nov, 2017
OS Mr Pierre Hofstee
Griffith University
P. Hofstee, L. Bartho, D.R. McKeating, O.J. Holland, J.J. Vanderlelie, A.V. Perkins & J.S.M. Cuffe Maternal selenium deficiency in mice alters placental function, reduces fetal glucose concentrations and impairs fetal growth 48, 138P
OS Ms Paris Papagianis
Hudson Institute of Medical Research
P.C. Papagianis, J.J. Pillow, S. Ahmadi-Noorbakhsh, P.B. Noble & T.J. Moss Human amnion epithelial cells alter lung development and inflammation in 7-day-old preterm lambs exposed to inflammation before birth 48, 125P
OS Mr Barnaby Frankish
LaTrobe University
B.P. Frankish, R.M. Murphy & G.D. Lamb Characterisation of SERCA, phospholamban and sarcolipin proteins in human skeletal muscle 48, 78P
PS Mr Savant Thakur
University of Melbourne
S.S. Thakur, V.L. Chhen, K. Swiderski, J.G. Ryall & G.S. Lynch Heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70) overexpression drives myoblast fusion during C2C12 cell differentiation 48, 68P
PS Ms Helen Waddell
University of Melbourne
H.M.M. Waddell, S.P. Wells, L.M.D. Delbridge & J.R. Bell Establishing reference conditions for electrophysiological recordings of spontaneously beating neonatal rat cardiomyocytes on a multi-electrode array 48, 59P
85th, Sydney
Nov, 2018
OS Mr Simon Wells
University of Melbourne
S.P. Wells, H.M. M Waddell, C. O'Shea, P. Kirchhof, D. Pavlovic, L.M.D. Delbridge and J.R. Bell Acute oestradiol slows conduction and prolongs action potential duration in the left atrium, but not in cardiomyocyte cultures 49, 71P
OS Ms Eleia Chan
University of Melbourne
E.J. Chan, U. Varma,1 C.L. Curl, P. Koutsifeli, K.M. Mellor and L.M.D. Delbridge STBD1 regulation of myocardial glycogen content 49, 73P
PS Ms Danielle Hiam
Victoria University
D. Hiam, S. Voisin, X. Yan, S. Landen1 M. Jacques, E. Byrnes, T.C. Brennan-Speranza, I. Levinger1, and N. Eynon, The influence of GWAS-based gene variants on the bone-remodelling marker Osteocalcin in the Gene SMART study 49, 46P
PS Ms Giselle Aslopp
Deakin University
G. Allsopp, S. Hoffmann, J. Pasco, A. Russell1 and C.R. Wright. The effect of hypoxia on older adults' muscle strength and mass responses to resistance training 49, 36P
86th, Canberra
Dec, 2019
OS Mr Adam Hagg
University of Melbourne
A Hagg, R Sartori, S Zampieri, CA Harrison, M Sandri and P Greforevic. Muscle fibre denervation and inhibited bone morphogenic protein signaling promote cancer associated muscle wasting. 50, 7P

OS Mr John Nguyen
University of Melbourne
JH Nguyen, GS Lynch, JG Ryall. The cellular microenvironment supports muscle stem cell proliferation and regeneration. 50, 8P

PS Mr Luke Pearce
University of Queensland
L Pearce & BS Launikonis. Chronic Ca2+ leak in ryanodine receptor variants change plasma membrane Ca2+ handling properties 50, 91P

PS Miss Crystal Seng
University of Queensland
CL Seng & BS Launikonis. Methods for examining mitochondrial Ca2+ and inorganic phosphate buffering in skeletal muscle 50, 90P
Student and ECR Forum Virtual Event
Nov, 2020
OS winner Dr Angus Lindsay
Deakin University
A. Lindsay, P. Della Gatta, A. Russell Stress: a novel regulator of Duchenne muscular dystrophy pathogenesis? pg 25

OS, 2nd place Ms Laetitia Hughes
University of Western Australia
L.A. Hughes,D.L. Rudler, K.L. Perks, T. Richman, I. Kuznetsova, J.A. Ermer, L.N. Abudulai, A.M J. Shearwood, H.M. Viola, L.C. Hool S.J. Siira, O. Rackham, A. Filipovska Altered Mitochondrial Translation Initiation Disrupts Respiratory Complex Assembly and Leads to Cardiomyopathy pg 1

OS, 3rd place Dr Nicholas Saner
Victoria University
NJ Saner, MJC Lee, NW Pitchford, J Kuang, GD Roach, A Garnham, T Stokes, SM Phillips, DJ Bishop, JD Bartlett. The effect of sleep restriction, with or without high-intensity interval exercise, on myofibrillar protein synthesis in healthy young men pg 8

PS Miss Crystal Seng
University of Queensland
CL Seng, CR Lamboley, BS Launikonis. Characterising mitochondrial free Ca2+ across a spectrum of disease pg 24
Gold Coast
Nov, 2021
Johannes Janssens
University of Melbourne
Johannes V Janssens, Antonia JA Raaijmakers, Parisa Koutsifeli, Kimberley M Mellor, Claire L Curl, Lea MD Delbridge Cardiomyocyte cross-bridge derived stiffness is elevated in diet-induced cardiometabolic disease 2021 Abstract book

2nd place
Luke Pearce
University of Queensland
Luke Pearce, Daniel Singh, Aldo Meizoso-Huesca, Cedric Lamboley, Bradley Launikonis Comparing sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium release mechanisms: insights for muscle-based thermogenesis 2021 Abstract book

Lily Pearson
University of New South Wales
Lily J. Pearson, Jeremy L. Pinyon1, Jennie M.E. Cederholm, Georg von Jonquieres, Florence Tomasetig, Fabien Delerue, Lars M. Ittner and Gary D. Housley Transgene targeting of inner ear sensory neuron subpopulations 2021 Abstract book

2nd place
Emily Attrill
University of Tasmania
Emily Attrill, Sathya Perera, Renee Ross, Stephen Richards, Brad Sutherland, Dino Premilovac Characterisation Of Pericyte Changes In Healthy And Type 2 Diabetic Muscles 2021 Abstract book
*Separate prizes are awarded, for the best oral and the best poster communication. From the 58th Meeting, two prizes have been awarded in each category, sponsored for Meetings 58 to 62 by Blackwell Scientific Publications and styled the CEPP prize (indicated C) and by Astra Pharmaceuticals (Astra prize, indicated A). For Meetings 63 onward the co-sponsors are Blackwell Scientific Publications (prize indicated C) and SDR Clinical Technology (prize indicated S).