Mr Joseph Chen

LRSM, BSc, MSc

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Joseph completed his BSc degree majoring in Biomedical Science at the University of Auckland with keen interests in neurobiology. He subsequently completed a Masters of Biomedical Science (2019) and is now pursuing doctoral studies in neuropsychopharmacology under the supervision of Associate Professor Suresh Muthukumaraswamy, Dr Frederick Sundram, and Dr Rachael Sumner. His research interests include understanding the pathophysiology of major depressive disorder, uncovering the mechanism of action of rapid acting antidepressants, neuroimaging, and simultaneous EEG/fMRI.

Teaching | Current

Joseph has been extensively involved in teaching undergraduate anatomy, physiology, neuroscience, and postgraduate experimental design courses. His currently involved courses include:

MBChB 221 - Clinical Physiology (Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular, Respiratory)
MEDSCI 142 - Biology for Biomedical Science: Organ Systems
MEDSCI 743 - Design and Analysis in Biomedical Research

Responsibilities include teaching students in the laboratory component ranging from small group (~5) to large group (~100) settings, providing feedback for assignments, marking moderation duties, and providing editorial improvements in teaching materials.

Responsibilities

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences - Postgraduate Student Association (FMHS-PGSA)​ Board Member
- Webmaster
- Research Committee Representative
- HealtheX Adviser
- Biomedical Science Board of Graduate Studies - PGSA representative 

 

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 503 - Bldg 503
Level 3, Room 302
85 PARK RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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