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From Molecules to Complex Systems

Welcome to Physiology! Our goal is to understand how physiological systems encode, transmit, and act upon information from the level of single molecules to integrated systems of the cell, organ and organism –as they must in order to ensure human health. We meet this challenge through educating the next generation of flexible and critical thinkers; through development of cutting edge optical, electronic, molecular, genetic and mathematical tools; and through our research into information exchange between our body’s systems. Existing faculty expertise currently spans not only the contemporary fields of physiology but also emerging multidisciplinary areas that incorporate optogenetics, advanced bioimaging, biomathematics, computational modeling and artificial intelligence. We invite you to join our team, take up our arsenal of modern tools, and deepen your understanding of the dynamics of living systems.

Meet our Faculty

Click here to access the directory and view the members of our department

Our Student Associations

PULS  is our Undergraduate League of Students, and GAP, our Graduate Association of Physiology.

Research Spotlight - In the News

Rewriting our understanding of gastric tumours: A Discovery opens the door to new treatments for a rare disease



Prager-Khoutorsky Lab publishes paper in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience

PhD candidate Stephanie Mouchbahani-Constance wins three awards at 2021 CSHRF

Orlowski Lab publishes paper in Nature Communications

Members of the Cerebral Systems Lab publish article in Acoustics Today

Click here to view the winners of the PHGY Image Contest

In memory of Dr. Harry Goldsmith (1928-2021)

In memory of Dr. Kresimir Krnjevic (1927-2021)

Undergraduate Awards & Information Session held online April 9, 2021

Major boost to brain research with new $4M grant to help advance the field of neuroscience

Dr. Anmar Khadra editor of new book

Dr. Sharif Naeini awarded CFI grant

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