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Cambridge Centre for Physical Biology


PhD and Postdoc Prizes winners 2021

Awarding innovative research at the intersection between biological, physical and/or mathematical sciences


Gea van de Kerkhof

PhD Prize

Structurally coloured bacterial colonies

Keywords: structural colour, bacteria, biophotonics, biophysics, biochemistry








Eva Kreysing

Postdoc Prize

Effects of substrate stiffness on membrane tension

Keywords: membrane tension, substrate stiffness, optical tweezers, fibroblasts, neurons








Wolfram Pönisch

Postdoc Prize

How cell shapes change during cellular fate transitions

Keywords: theoretical biophysics, modelling, cell fate transitions, morphometrics, stochastic processes