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Dr Kirsty Wan

LSI Research Fellow


Telephone: 01392 727447

Extension: (Streatham) 7447

Office: T03.09, Living Systems Institute.

Personal webpage here.

Twitter: @micromotility


***NEW***: we have an opening for a postdoctoral associate/fellow in soft matter/biological physics to work on the biophysics of ciliated/flagellated microorganisms. The ideal candidate should have a PhD in the physical or biological sciences, with extensive experience in microscopy and live-cell imaging, cell culturing, and mathematical modelling in biology. Informal enquiries welcome.

Please click here to see a detailed job description. Deadline for receipt of applications: 20th July 2018.


Research interests: mathematical biology, dynamical systems, biological physics, quantitative biology, image processing, pattern recognition, cell biology, microscopy, phenomenological modelling, low Reynolds number fluid dynamics.

Qualifications: MA, PhD (Cantab).


2006-2010: BA, MMath, University of Cambridge.
2010-2014: PhD, University of Cambridge
2014-2017: Postdoctoral research associate (DAMTP, University of Cambridge) & Thomas Nevile Junior Research Fellow (Magdalene College).

Membership: American Physical Society, Marine Biological Association (Associate Member).

My Erdös number = 4.