Prof. Ole Petersen University of Liverpool, UK2 Talks
Ole Petersen graduated in medicine and obtained his doctorate from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He was appointed Professor of Physiology at the University of Dundee, Scotland, in 1975 and became George Holt Professor of Physiology at the University of Liverpool in 1981. He has been Medical Research Council Professor... read moreat Liverpool University since 1998. He was elected FRS in 2000 and Vice-President of The Royal Society in 2006. Ole Petersen discovered agonist-evoked Calcium release from intracellular stores in 1972, pioneered recording of single Calcium- activated ion channels in epithelial cells in 1982 and demonstrated the Calcium tunnel properties of the endoplasmic reticulum in 1997.