Below you can find a list of exemplary theses proposals. Please click into the title to find out more. Note that this list is continuously updated. 

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Title

Hosting Group

Supervisor

Cell tracking of bacteria in microfluidic chips under fluorescence microscopy Dynamical Systems Biology Lab
Experimental and Health Science Dept.
Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo
jordi.g.ojalvo@upf.edu
Detecting circadian rhythmicity in single-cell transcriptomics data Dynamical Systems Biology Lab
Experimental and Health Science Dept.
Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo
jordi.g.ojalvo@upf.edu
Molecular basis of cellular memory Dynamical Systems Biology Lab
Experimental and Health Science Dept.
Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo
jordi.g.ojalvo@upf.edu
Fast algorithms for treatment planning in electroporation based therapies Biomedical Electronics Research Group
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Antoni Ivorra
antoni.ivorra@upf.edu
Galvanic power transfer Biomedical Electronics Research Group
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Antoni Ivorra
antoni.ivorra@upf.edu
Microwave Imaging for Endoscopic Explorations and Interventions Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Marta Guardiola
marta.guardiola@upf.edu
Modelling of atrophy in brain structures due to Alzheimers' Disease Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
oscar.camara@upf.edu
Continuum model of brain mechanics including vascular structures and haemodynamic forces Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
oscar.camara@upf.edu
Effect of haemodynamic-driven fiber orientation on cardiac function Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
oscar.camara@upf.edu
Electrical and motion activation patterns in an experimental swine model of dyssynchrony and CRT Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Oscar Camara
oscar.camara@upf.edu
Modelling of thrombus in the left atrial appendage Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Andy Luis Olivares
andyluis.olivares@upf.edu
Haemodynamic characterization of aortic dilation in bicuspid aortic valve by 4D magnetic resonance Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Paula Rudenick
paula.rudenick@upf.edu
Cardiac development in the fetus: from sponge to cavity Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
bart.bijnens@upf.edu
Synchrotron based phase-contrast microCT analysis of cardiac fibres Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
bart.bijnens@upf.edu
Synchrotron based phase-contrast microCT analysis of cardiac morphology Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
bart.bijnens@upf.edu
Synchrotron based phase-contrast microCT analysis of the aorta Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
bart.bijnens@upf.edu
A tool for the assessment of cardiac function in patients with genetic cardiac abnormalities Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Bart Bijnens
bart.bijnens@upf.edu
Analysis of the aortic elastic laminae structure of an animal model of Marfan syndrome in synchrotron X-Ray micro-CT images Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
patricia.garciac@upf.edu
Aorta wall stress analysis using finite-element methods in Marfan syndrome Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
patricia.garciac@upf.edu
Finite-element mechanical model of a cardiomyocyte Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
patricia.garciac@upf.edu
Automated Measurement of Elastic Laminae in Arteries from Marfan’s Syndrome Patients. Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
patricia.garciac@upf.edu
Mathematical model of the oxygen and nutrients transport in the fetal circulation. Sensing in Physiology and Biomedicine
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Patricia Garcia
patricia.garciac@upf.edu
Smart biomedical image analysis tag curator Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Chong Zhang
chong.zang@upf.edu
A benchmarking platform for biomedical image analysis Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Chong Zhang
chong.zang@upf.edu
Lazy annotator for large data Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Chong Zhang
chong.zang@upf.edu
Graph matching: How much is it for biomedical applications? Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Chong Zhang
chong.zang@upf.edu
Deforming 3D vascular structures for intervention through projective tensor fields registration Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Chong Zhang
chong.zang@upf.edu
Strategies for selecting candidates in candidate-based selection learning methods for segmentation Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Chong Zhang
chong.zang@upf.edu
Anatomical shapes parameterized through "fat" surface Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Chong Zhang
chong.zang@upf.edu
Fluid dynamics in anatomical challenging root canals Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
simone.tassani@upf.edu
Movement analysis for the study of osteoarthritis pathogenesis Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
simone.tassani@upf.edu
Prediction of trabecular micro-fractures Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
simone.tassani@upf.edu
Advanced segmentation techniques for micro-CT images of Trabecular Bone Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
simone.tassani@upf.edu
Visual analytics of clinical studies with >1000 patients Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Sergio Sánchez Martínez
sergio.sanchezm@upf.edu
Development of a rigid-body model for Tai Chi analysis Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
simone.tassani@upf.edu
Multiscale movement modelling Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
simone.tassani@upf.edu
Study of bone micro-fracture Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Simone Tassani
simone.tassani@upf.edu
Deep Brain Stimulation - Entering the era of human neural-network modulation Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
mario.ceresa@upf.edu
System biology model of emphysema progression in a cohort of ex-smokers Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
mario.ceresa@upf.edu
Detection of lung nodules in a cohort of ex-smokers Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
mario.ceresa@upf.edu
Colon segmentation using statistical shape models Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
mario.ceresa@upf.edu
Biological inspired computation of the brain for hearing impaired patients Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
mario.ceresa@upf.edu
Intra-operative guidance for foetal surgery Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
mario.ceresa@upf.edu
Task transference in surgical theatre Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Mario Ceresa
mario.ceresa@upf.edu
Multi-atlas segmentation beyond the cranial vault Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Gerard Sanromà
gerard.sanroma@upf.edu
Predictive patient response to ventricular pacing: A machine learning approach Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Gerard Sanromà
gerard.sanroma@upf.edu
Automatic scar tissue segmentation in cardiac MRI: A deep learning approach Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Gerard Sanromà
gerard.sanroma@upf.edu
Big data analytics in cardiac imaging - A collaboration with the UK Biobank Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Gerard Sanromà
gerard.sanroma@upf.edu
Resurrect the extinct ancestor of a dynamical gene regulatory network Systems Biology Unit
Centre for Genomic Regulation
Aaron New
aaron.new@crg.eu
Spatio-temporal effect of intracranial electrical stimulation into brain areas Computational Neuroscience
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Adrià Tauste
adria.tauste@upf.edu
Analysis of intracranial recordings of language-related activity in epileptic patients Computational Neuroscience
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Adrià Tauste
adria.tauste@upf.edu
Actions of antipsychotics on neural network dynamics underlying cognitive amelioration Computational Neuroscience
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Adrià Tauste
adria.tauste@upf.edu
Mechanobiology and computational systems biology for the exploration of the early development of atherosclerosis Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
jerome.noailly@upf.edu
Multiscale biophysical simulations of the human intervertebral disc Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
jerome.noailly@upf.edu
Evaluation of the influence of proteoglycan loss in Intervertebral disc degeneration using a novel multiscale modelling approach Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
jerome.noailly@upf.edu
Development of cartilaginous tissue finite element models based on biochemical composition obtained by MRI images Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
jerome.noailly@upf.edu
Composition-based finite element model of proximal femur to evaluate risk of fracture Simulation, Imaging & Modelling for Biomedical Systems
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Jérôme Noailly
jerome.noailly@upf.edu
Distinguishing direct and indirect interactions using multivariate nonlinear interdependence measures Nonlinear Time Series Analysis
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Ralph Gregor Andrzejak
ralph.andrzejak@upf.edu
Finding epileptic brain areas by analyzing micro-electroencephalographic recordings Nonlinear Time Series Analysis
Information and Communication Technologies Dept.
Ralph Gregor Andrzejak
ralph.andrzejak@upf.edu