Guillaume Charras

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Professor Guillaume Charras

Telephone Number: 
+44 (0)20 7679 2923
Telephone Extension: 
32 923
Fax Number: 
+44 (0)20 7679 0595
Research Interests: 
Neutrophil motility and chemotaxis in microfluidic capillaries
Biophysics of cell blebbing
Mechanics of simple cellular aggregates (cysts, sheets, tubules)
Biophysics of cell sheet invagination
Biological determinants of strain transmission within epithelia
  • 2016-present, Professor of Cell and Tissue Biophysics, UCL
  • 2007-2016, Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • 2003-2006, Wellcome Trust Overseas Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School, USA, Laboratory of Prof Tim Mitchison
  • 1999-2002, Ph. D. Biochemistry, University College London, Laboratory of Prof Mike Horton
  • 1996-1998, M. Sc. Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, Laboratory of Prof Robert Guldberg
  • 1994-1997, Diplome d’Ingénieur Ecole Centrale de Paris, France
  • 1992-1994, Classes Préparatoires Scientifiques, Lycée St Louis, France