Biophysics and Quantitative Biology

Prof. Johan Auwerx | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Johan Auwerx

Metabolic sensing, mitochondrial metabolism, nuclear receptor and cofactor biology, complex genetics, genetic reference populations, aging.

Prof. Patrick Barth | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Patrick Barth

Protein design, computational biology, protein biophysics and biochemistry, structural biology, cellular signal transmission, cell engineering, synthetic biology.

Prof. Matteo Dal Peraro | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Matteo Dal Peraro

Computational biophysics and structural biology, multiscale molecular simulations, macromolecular assembly, protein and drug design, high performance computing.

Prof. Giovanni D'Angelo | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Giovanni D’Angelo

Glycosphingolipids, cellular GSL composition.

Paolo De Los Rios

Applications of statistical physics to biophysics and to the structure of complex networks.

Prof. Bart Deplancke | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Bart Deplancke

Gene regulatory network, transcription factor, genomic variation, systems biology, systems genetics, high-throughput, drosophila, adipogenesis.

Prof. Georg Fantner | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Georg Fantner

AFM, nanotechnology, microfabrication, biophysics, microbiology, biomaterials.

Prof. Vassily Hatzimanikatis | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Vassily Hatzimanikatis

Systems biology, synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, biophysical and biochemical modeling, bioenergetics, computational biology.

Auke Ijspeert

Articulated and biologically inspired robotics, modular robotics, humanoid robotics, control of locomotion and of coordinated movements in robots, computational neuroscience, neural networks, sensorimotor coordination in animals.

Prof. Matthias Lutolf | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Matthias Lutolf

Stem cell bioengineering, tissue engineering, biomaterials.

Prof. Sebastian Maerkl | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Sebastian Maerkl

Microfluidics, systems biology, synthetic biology, molecular diagnostics.

Prof. Suliana Manley | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Suliana Manley

Super-resolution fluorescence imaging techniques, live cell imaging and single molecule tracking.

John McKinney

Microfluidics, microbiology, time-lapse microscopy, single-cell biology, microbial individuality, antibiotics.

Prof. Nicolas Mermod | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Nicolas Mermod

Genetic regulation, expression of genes, bioinformatics, gene therapy.

Prof. Felix Naef | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Félix Naef

Computational and systems biology, bioinformatics, gene expression, circadian rhyhtms.

Prof. Olaia Naveiras | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Olaia Naveiras

Regenerative hematopoiesis, bone marrow adipocytes, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, mesenchymal stem and progenitor cells.

Prof. Andrew Oates | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Andrew Oates

Developmental biology, genetic oscillations, physics of biology, quantitative imaging, single-cell biology, computer modelling, zebrafish.

Prof. Alexandre Persat | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Alexandre Persat

Bacterial mechanobiology and mechanotransduction.

Prof. Aleksandra Radenovic | Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Aleksandra Radenovic

Solid-state nanopores, single-molecule imaging, biophysics, nanotechnology, 2D materials.

Prof. Sylvie Roke | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Sylvie Roke

Water, aqueous interfaces, ions, nonlinear light scattering and spectroscopy, biophotonics.

Prof. Selman Sakar | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Selman Sakar

Microelectromechanics, biomechanics, biomedicine.

Prof. Kristina Schoonjans | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Kristina Schoonjans

Nuclear receptors, GPCR, bile acids, metabolism, TGR5, LRH-1.

Prof. Francesco Stellacci | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Francesco Stellacci

Supramolecular materials, nanotechnology, surface science.

Prof. Nikolaos Stergiopulos | Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

Nikolaos Stergiopulos

Vascular mechanics, hemodynamics, medical devices.

Prof. David Suter | EPFL Institute of Bioengineering | © EPFL

David Suter

Gene expression fluctuations, cell fate choices, embryonic stem cells, single cell analysis, single molecule imaging.