Current lab members

  • Leila Cababie (postdoc)

    Information processing in bacterial gene regulatory networks

  • Cristina Fernández Avilés

    Lab manager

  • Keith Kennedy (PhD student)

    Multiomics analysis of complex diseases

  • Marianthi-Maria Kokkaleniou (visiting graduate student)
    Bacterial dynamics

  • Alda Sabalic (MSc student)
    Single-cell analysis of cellular aging

  • Gabriel Torregrosa (PhD student)
    Symmetry breaking and decision making in cells and organisms

  • Carlos Toscano (PhD student)

    Synthetic biology in microbial consortia

  • Gang Zhou (postdoc)
    Mixed bacterial biofilms


  • Elena Abad (postdoc 2012-2016)

    Signaling and cell dynamics in the immune system
    Currently at Thomson-Reuters, Barcelona

  • Joao Ascensao (visiting Fulbright student 2017)

    Dynamical cell regulation
    Currently at University of California, Berkeley

  • Pablo Balenzuela (postdoc 2005-2007)

    Dynamics of neuronal systems
    Currently at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Alessandro Barardi (PhD student 2013-2015)

    Collective neural oscillations
    Currently at Unicredit, Milan, Italy

  • Arianne Bercowsky (MSc student 2018)
    Free-form modeling of single-cell dynamics
    Currently at EPFL, Switzerland

  • Bernat Bramon (MSc student 2014)

    Dynamics of infection
    Currently at University of Canterbury, New Zealand

  • Grace Brooks (MSc student 2015)

    Dynamics of the immune response
    Currently at McGill University, Canada

  • Javier M. Buldú (PhD student 1999-2003)

    Entrainment of semiconductor lasers: noise, modulation and synchronization
    Currently at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid

  • Marta Dies (PhD student 2011-2015)

    Coupled dynamical processes in bacteria
    Currently at AIA Group, Barcelona

  • Núria Domedel-Puig (postdoc 2008-2011)

    Signaling dynamics in the immune system
    Currently at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  • Lara Escuain (PhD student 2013-2018)
    Data assimilation in mesoscopic brain models

  • Lorena Espinar (PhD student 2008-2012)

    Dynamics of cellular decision making
    Currently at Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona

  • Carmen Fuentes (MSc student, 2018)
    Information processing in gene regulatory networks
    IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute, Barcelona

  • Marçal Gabaldà (PhD student 2012-2017)

    Information processing in gene and protein networks
    Currently at Bigfinite, Barcelona

  • Letícia Galera (MSc and PhD student 2013-2018 )

    Bacterial responses to antibiotic stress
    Currently and University of California San Diego

  • Nara Guisoni (postdoc 2012-2013)

    Decision making in stem cells
    Currently at Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina

  • Cristina M. González (PhD student 2004-2009)

    Dynamical behavior of delay-coupled semiconductor lasers

  • Thomas Holst-Hansen (visiting PhD student 2015)

    Dynamics of natural killer cells
    Currently at Novo Nordisk, Denmark

  • Marit Hoff-Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik (MSc student 2014)

    Dynamics of bacterial biofilms
    Currently at Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH, Germany

  • Marta Ibañes (PhD student 1997-2001)

    Noise-induced phase transitions
    Currently at Universitat de Barcelona

  • Maciej Jedynak (PhD student 2012-2017)

    Mesoscopic brain models
    Currently at Grenoble Institute of Neuroscience, France

  • Daniel Malagarriga (PhD student 2012-2017)

    Syncronization and emerging behavior of neural mass models
    Currently at Telefonica Alpha, Barcelona

  • Rosa Martinez Corral (MSc and PhD student 2013-2018)
    Spatiotemporal organization of cellular systems
    Currently at Harvard Medical School

  • Josep Mercadal (MSc student 2016)

    Dynamics of the immune response to virus infection
    Currently at Universitat de Barcelona

  • Laura Mora (MSc student 2018)
    Decision making in embryonic development
    Currently at Bayer AG

  • Sebastian Ohse (visiting PhD student 2014)

    Criticality in gene networks
    Currently at University of Freiburg, Germany

  • Nicolàs Palacio (MSc student 2016)

    Modeling in vitro Min oscillations
    Currently at Heidelberg University, Germany

  • Antonio J. Pons (postdoc 2007-2010)

    Mesoscopic brain dynamics
    Currently at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

  • Elba Raimundez (MSc student 2016)

    Pulsatile behavior in cellular signaling
    Currently at Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany

  • Pau Rué (PhD student 2010-2013)

    Noise and excitability in cellular regulation
    Currently at, Barcelona

  • Pablo Ruiz Ibarrechevea (MSc and PhD student 2017-2019)
    Dynamics of brain networks
    Currently at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

  • Belén Sancristóbal (PhD student 2010-2013)

    Collective neuronal oscillations
    Currently at Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  • Jordi Tiana-Alsina (PhD student 2007-2011)

    Dynamics and synchronization of semiconductor lasers
    Currently at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

  • Ekkehard Ullner (postdoc 2008-2009)

    Noise in excitable systems and circadian oscillators
    Currently at University of Aberdeen, UK

  • Jordi Zamora-Munt (PhD student 2007-2011)

    Nonlinear and stochastic dynamics of semiconductor lasers