Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Microbiology

The Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Microbiology plays a significant role in teaching, research and post-graduate training. Our academic staff are dedicated and experienced experts in their field, committed to producing relevant research and strong student learning outcomes. The Department has considerable links with outside institutes including industrial, agricultural, government and medical research laboratories.

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Our researcher work across a variety of ecosystems across Australia and around the world.

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The Department has a wide variety of facilities including the La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary and the Herbarium.

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