• Photo courtesy of Dr. Marie-Claude Perreault


Department Interim Chair:
Shawn Hochman, PhD

Department of Physiology
Emory University School of Medicine
615 Michael Street, Suite 644
Atlanta, GA 30322-3110
Office: 404-712-3131


Open Faculty Position

Faculty Position Available

The Department of Physiology at Emory University School of Medicine seeks outstanding applicants to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Neuroscience to complement our broad interests in neuroinflammation and neuroimmunology, developmental neurobiology, neuroscience, ion transport and spinal cord physiology. Deadline for applications is October 31st, 2017.  

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Mission Statement

Physiomics as the interdisciplinary bridge between revolutionary cellular 'omic' approaches and organismal next-level approaches

Technological developments have revolutionized high throughput profiling of cellular expression patterns and their dynamics. The emergent fields of genomics, proteomics, lipidomics, and metabolomics now catalog cellular phenotypes and leverage computational approaches to relate expression dynamics to alterations and function that uniquely identify and differentiate cell types.

While the emergent field of Systems Biology attempts to tackle the overwhelming complexity of the measurable 'interactomics' in cellular expression dynamics, the field of physiology aims to synthesize an understanding of the functional contribution of various specialized cell types - themselves assembling into highly complex functional units known as organ systems. 

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Physiology Seminars

Seminars are on Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. in the Whitehead Building 6th Floor. Room 600. Informal discussion with the speaker is from 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Light refreshments are served at 8:45 a.m.