Department of Physiology is one of a few departments which became the forerunner of the Medical Faculty Universitas Gadjah Mada. The history of Department of Physiology was started back in 1946, during the resolution of independence. Nowadays, we have nine active staff, consisting of five PhDs, and three PhD candidates and one Master qualification. We are also supported by one Professor emeritus and two Senior Lecturers. Our department has two divisions, namely Division of Integrated Physiology and Division of Applied Physiology. Division of Integrated Physiology focuses on studies of various system organs in the human body. Division of Applied Physiology focuses on application of the Physiology, such as Work Physiology, Environmental Physiology and Exercise Physiology.
Our commitment is facilitating the students to enrich their knowledge in Physiology. In the undergraduate programme, in addition to giving lectures, we also provide some practical sessions to stimulate critical thinking. In order to reveal the human body phenomenon, we invite students in Master and Doctorate programme to work together in research related to Physiology, from molecular, cellular to the whole aspects of human body.
We provide three laboratories (in vivo, in vitro and human body system) to support research in Physiology field. We also perform multi disciplinary research, as well as build networking with other institutions. In vivo laboratory provides various facilities to conduct a study using small animals, such as mice, rats and cats. The laboratory equipments enable researchers to conduct research in behavior, exercise and cardiovascular Physiology. In vitro laboratory provides facilities to conduct cellular research. The human body laboratory is equipped with ECG, treadmill, ergocycle, spirometer etc.
We commit to publish our works in highly respected journals. Until 2016 we have more than 20 international publications with increasing number in the future as our commitment to improve research performance. Our departmenthas routine activities such as “short course on basic cell culture”, community services, sending delegation to join an International Quiz in Physiology. In 2015, for the first time, our students won the International Quiz in Physiology.
|1946||Department of Physiology established|
|1965||Founding the Indonesian Association of Physiologist (Ikatan Ahli Ilmu Faal Indonesia-IAIFI)|
|1976||Center for Sport Physiology established|
|2005||Short Course on Basic Cell Culture started|
|2015||Won the international physiology quiz (IMSPQ) for the first time|