Andrew Charles Oates

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AAB 1 13 (Bâtiment AAB)
Station 19
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Fields of expertise

developmental biology, embryology, patterning, oscillators, synchronisation, biological timing, segmentation, morphegenesis, gene regulatory networks, intercellular signalling, single cell imaging, microscopy, image processing, physics of biology, mathematical modelling, collective processes

Teaching & PhD


Life Sciences Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Doctoral Program in Computational and Quantitative Biology

Doctoral Program in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Doctoral Program in Molecular Life Sciences


Cell and developmental biology for engineers

The students will learn essentials of cell and developmental biology, with an emphasis on animal model systems and quantitative approaches.

Scientific project design in cell and developmental biology

Students are lead to understand selected concepts in cell and developmental biology, primarily through the analysis of scientific literature, and then to apply these concepts to the design and execution of a group project in the Gönczy or Oates laboratory.