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The Institute of Physiology was founded in 1853; today it provides an
Currently, special emphasis is given to research of physiology of
epithelial function, physiology of ion channels, including regulation by membrane lipids, as well as systemic
neurobiology. Scientists at the Institute of Physiology collaborate closely with the Cluster of
Excellence 'The Future Ocean' and with many renowned research laboratories worldwide.
In addition to research, teaching plays a significant role at the Institute
of Physiology. The institute is
greatly engaged in the faculty’s e-learning projects.