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Professor Boris Martinac

Professor Boris Martinac majored in physics from the RWTH Aachen University in Germany where he received his PhD degree in biophysics as well. After three years of postdoctoral studies of electrophysiology of ciliates at the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, he moved to the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin in the United States where he studied microbial ion channels by patch clamp. 

In 1993 he became Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia, in Perth, Australia where he rose to the rank of Associate Professor in 1999 and Full Professor in 2004. From 2005 to 2009 he was a Foundation Chair of Biophysics at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. 

As an ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, in 2009 he moved to the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney, to dedicate all his time to research.

Mechanobiology Laboratory 

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