PhD projects in Physics of Living Matter
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About Physics of Living Matter
We use experiments, computer simulations, and theoretical calculations to understand how physical laws affect living organisms.
Available PhD projects
A list of current PhD projects in Physics of Living Matter is shown below. Click on each project to find out more about the project, its supervisor(s) and its research area(s).
- Active-Nematic/Polymeric Composites
- Bacteria Motility in Complex Media
- Communal Living for Bacteria
- Controlling the microbial generation of nitrous oxide in wastewater treatment; a pathway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
- Deciphering species coexistence using microbial microcosms
- Developing tractable model systems for filamentous bacteria in wastewater treatment
- How antibiotics kill persistent infections
- Microswimmers in Complex Fluids
- Moving and growing among entanglements: the role of DNA in the physics of bacterial swimming and aggregation
- Physics of genome structure in disease
- Physics of the bacterial genome
- Statistical physics of dividing and differentiating stem cell populations
- Topologically Active Polymers (Experimental and/or Computational)
- Using Viruses to Kill Bacteria