Andrew Goryachev

Principal Investigator


Marcin Leda

Senior Research Associate

Marcin graduated from Wroclaw Technical University in Poland with an MSc in Biophysical Chemistry. He obtained a PhD from the Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Physical Chemistry in Warsaw. Marcin brings a wealth of expertise in nonlinear dynamics and modeling reaction-diffusion systems.

Ivan Erofeev

Research Associate

Ivan comes from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology where he did both his undegraduate degree and then a PhD on photocontrol of cardiac tissue. Ivan works on the interface between biomechanics and cell signaling.

Ivan Maryshev

Darwin Trust PhD Student

Ivan graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology where he first studied physics and then got introduced to the biology of microorganisms. He is working on developing novel approaches to modeling cellular cytoskeleton during cell division.

Hamish Todd


Hamish studied mathematics at the University of York and then did M.Sc in computer science with focus on computational biology at the University of Warwick. His project is on the interface of biology, computer science and mathematics and involves 3D reconstruction of large protein complexes.

Ryan Arias-Berrocal

SSB MSc Student

Ryan is a computer science Edinburgh graduate with interests in systems biology. He is modeling bacterial cell fate decisions.





Darwin Trust MSc Student 2017 - 2018

After graduation, Yulia reuturned back to Russia.

Ivan Kulik

Honors Project Student 2016 - 2017

Ivan is currently a PhD student at DanStem, University of Copenhagen.

Andrzej Sliwa-Gonzalez

Honors Project Student 2010 - 2011

Andrzej is currently a PhD student in the lab of  Yves Barral, Institute of Biochemistry, ETH Zurich

Vladimir Kiselev

Darwin Trust PhD Student 2008 - 2011

Currently Vladimir is a Senior Staff Scientist and Leader of the Cellular Genetics Informatics Group at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institue, Cambridge, UK.

Natasha Savage

Postdoctoral Fellow 2009 - 2010

Currently at the Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool

Alexandra Pokhilko

Postdoctoral Fellow 2004 - 2007

Sasha is currently at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford