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UCSD Division of Physiology


The Section of Physiology is part of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, in the University of California, San Diego Department of Medicine, School of Medicine. Its chief teaching function is respiratory physiology for first year medical and second year pharmacy students. The Section also makes a major contribution to graduate teaching through the Biomedical Sciences and Bioengineering graduate programs. In addition, the Section has a substantial research program with excellent opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees.​

Physiology Seminars

Due to Covid-19 concerns, the UCSD Section of Physiology has cancelled their weekly seminar series for the remainder of March and April. Check back here or on the seminar schedule page for details on when Physiology Seminars will resume. 

5th Annual CPGLO Summit

The 2020 Summit will be rescheduled. Please continue to check our website for updates.
Martin Johnson House, SIO  (Map)
Building T29
8840 Biological Grade, San Diego, CA 92037

The Center for Physiological Genomics of Low Oxygen (CPGLO) aims to maximize information from highly informative but currently separate social and biological (e.g., physiological, anthropological, 'omic, clinical) research to improve the quality of life in diverse human populations.

Recent Student Awards

​​Congratulations go out to undergraduate student Namphuong Nguyen in Dr Leonardo Nogueira's lab, who is a UCSD Triton Research & Experiential Learning Scholars (TRELS) award winner for Fall 2019. Congrats Namphuong!