Research

Our research interests in the Department are diverse and include:

  • Cell mechanics and changes in disease
  • Soft matter physics
  • Single molecule biophysics
  • Tissue engineering
  • Mechanotransduction
  • Biological microfluidics devices, such as fungi, cellular traffic
  • Dynamics and control systems in biology
  • Use of nanomaterials in medicine
  • Information processing and storage in biological systems
  • Vaccine design and production to meet global health challenges
  • Computational biology

Please refer to individual faculty research pages for more information.