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c.1100   

Teaching begins at the University of Oxford

c.1310   

Oxford doctor John of Gaddesden publishes the Rosa Anglica, Britain’s earliest surviving medical textbook

1546   

Henry VIII established the position of Regius Professor of Physic at Oxford, a role that remains to this day as the Regius Professor of Medicine

1619   

The Anatomy School was built in the Bodleian Schools Quadrangle

1624   

The Chair of the Tomlins Readership in Anatomy was founded

1683   

Anatomy Lectures moved from the Anatomy School to the Ashmolean

1750   

The Dr Lee Readership in Anatomy was founded

1767   

A new Anatomy School was built at Christ Church

1797   

The first academic teaching post in physiology at Oxford, the Aldrichian Praelectorship in Anatomy, was founded

1851   

37 St Giles was left to Christ Church to become the residence of the Dr Lee's Reader in Anatomy

1860   

Merton endowed the Linacre Professorship of Physiology

   

The University Museum opened, where to Oxford's physiological and anatomical specimen collections were moved, marking the starting point of modern physiology at Oxford

1877   

The Linacre Professorship of Physiology became a Professorship of Human and Comparative Anatomy, and the Waynflete Professorship of Physiology was endowed by Magdalen

1883   

The Laboratory of Physiology was established under the direction of John Burdon Sanderson

1893   

The Department of Anatomy was established in the present-day Le Gros Clark Building

1953   

The Laboratory of Physiology moved to the Sherrington Building, and the Old Physiology Building became the Genetics Laboratory

2000

The Oxford Centre for Gene Function was opened as a wing of the Sherrington Building

2005

The Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre was established in a purpose-built wing of the Sherrington Building

2006

The Medical Science Division merged the Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, and the University Laboratory of Physiology to create the single Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

2011

The Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour was opened in the Tinsley Building

2018

The Centre for Integrative Neuroscience was opened in the Sherrington Building

2019

The Oxford Centre for Gene Function is renamed to The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Neurology