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Prof

David Macmillan

Honorary
Biosciences
Neurobiology
neurophysiology
nerve networks
marine invertebrates
animal behaviour
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
animals
astacoidea
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Prof

David Macmillan

 
Division
Science
 
Primary Interest
Invertebrate Zoology/Neuroethology of crustaceans
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Prof

David Macmillan

 

Expertise: Neuroscience, invertebrate neurobiology, marine invertebrates, animal behaviourUndergraduate: Physiology, Zoology, Pharmacology, Anatomy (Monash University). Honours: Physiology + Zoology (Monash H I) Prof. Mollie Holman.

Graduate study: University of Sydney, University of Oregon, University of Washington Friday Harbor Marine Laboratories. PhD: Structure and function of simple nerve networks; study animals marine invertebrates. Prof. Graham Hoyle, Prof. Donald Maynard). Post-doctoral: SERC funded fellowship, Gatty Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews. Prof. Michael Laverack. Academic appointments: Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne; Visiting research appointments included CNRS-University of Bordeaux, Arcachon, France; Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Physiology, DFG, Seewiesen, Germany; Pastis Laboratory, Paris, France; University of Canterbury, New Zealand: Bristol University, UK; The Marine Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA.Teaching: Invertebrate Structure and Function; Neurobiology and Neuroscience, Marine Zoology, Comparative Physiology and Animal Behaviour. Several local and national teaching awards awarded. Publications and grants: more than 200 journal articles, reviews and book chapters reporting research supported by ARC (Aus. ), NH&MRC (Aus. ), Ramaciotti Foundation (Aus. ), FRDC (Aus.) SRC (UK), DFG (Germany), CNRS (France), Sigma-Xi (USA), NIH & NSF (USA). Research: How the structure and function of simple nervous systems permit successful competition with more complex ones. Supervised or co-supervised approximately 90 Hons, MSc, PhD and Post-doctoral researchers. The research discovered several novel circuits including one presented to NASA for extra-terrestrial landing systems. Administration: course co-ordinations; Honours coordinator (15 years); Head of Zoology Department (6 years); Associate Dean International (4 years); Leader Pt. Nepean Marine Laboratory initiative. Other: Reviewer for scientific journals, review boards, Editor-in-Chief for Marine & Freshwater Behaviour & Physiology (23 years). Present: Professor Emeritus, Editor Emeritus, journal & publisher reviewer, graduate student advising, University Senior Research Mentoring group, Assistive technology for the blind/sight-impaired (sight loss 2007, legally blind), Giant Cell Arteritis research.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2003

CNRS Marseille

Visiting Research Professor

1997

BUMP Marine Biological Laboratory - Woods Hole Mass - USA

Visiting Professor

1993

Invited to take over Editorship of International Journal - continues to present

Editor in Chief - Marine & Freshwater Behaviour & Physiology

1987

Invited to join the Editoraial Board of International Journal in areas of interest/expertese

Editoral Board of Marine & Freshwater Behaviour & Physiology

1980

University of Regensburg - Germany

Visiting Research Professor

1979

CNRS Marine Laboratory - Arcachon France

Visiting Research Professor

1974

Post Doctoral Fellowship - University of Cologne

The Uropean Brain Research Organisation

1971

Post Doctoral Fellowship - The Gatty Marine Laboratory - St. Andrews - Scotland

Science Research Council - UK

1971

Neurosciences Training Award - University of Oregon/University of Washington

National Institutes of Health - USA

1970

Firday Harbor Laboratories - University of Washinton - Marine Science Training

National Science Foundation - USA

1969

Teaching Fellowship - University of Oregon

University of Oregon

1968

Australian Postgraduate Awarde - University of Sydney

Commonwealth of Australia

12

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Biosciences

Ordinary Member

International Society for Neuroethology

Editor, And Chair Of Advisory Board

Editor in Chief, Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology

Ordinary Member

Australian Neurosciences Association

Ordinary Member

Australian Marine Sciences Association

Ordinary Member

Society for Experimental Biology

International Member

Neuroscience Society

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Oregon

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Monash University