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  1. Porteus, C.S., D.L. Brink, E.H. Coolidge, A.Y. Fong, W.K. Milsom In Press. Distribution of acetylcholine and catecholamines in fish gills and their potential roles in the hypoxic ventilatory response. Acta Histochemica
  2. Porteus, C.S., D.L. Brink, W.K. Milsom In Press. Neurotransmitter profiles in fish gills: Putative gill oxygen chemoreceptors. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology
  3. Porteus, C.S., Hedrick M.S., Hicks J.W., Wang T., and Milsom, W.K 2010. Time domains of the hypoxic ventilatory response in ectothermic vertebrates. Journal of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry B 181: 311-333
  4. Coolidge, E.H., Ciuhandu, C.S. and Milsom, W.K 2008. A comparative analysis of putative oxygen-sensing cells in the fish gill. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 1231-1242
  5. Ciuhandu, C.S., P.A. Wright, J.I. Goldberg, E.D. Stevens 2007. Parameters influencing the dissolved oxygen in the boundary layer of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) embryos and larvae. Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 1435-1445


Cosima Porteus


Office phone: 604 822-5799
Lab phone: 604 822-5990
Web page: home page, Lab page
Research area: Comparative Physiology
Supervisor: W. Milsom
History: 2004 BSC (Hons) University of Guelph, Marine and Freshwater Biology
2006 MSc University of Guelph, Animal Physiology



AXA Research Fund Post-Doctoral Fellowship

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2011-2012 Biology Graduate Student Teaching Award

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The Departments of Zoology and Botany recognise the outstanding teaching of Biology Graduate Student Teaching Assistants by creating two annual awards for Biology.


McLean Fraser Summer Research Fellowship

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UBC Zoology Travel Award

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Four Year Fellow

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Last updated 25 September 2013