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Dr Katie Bentley
Dr Katie Bentley

Dr Katie Bentley

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Senior Lecturer

Group Leader of the Cellular Adaptive Behaviour Lab at the Francis Crick Institute.

Research subject areas

  • Biomedical and life sciences
  • Computer science

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My group develops agent-based simulations among other computational methods to simulate individual to collective cell behaviour during the growth of well-adapted structures in embryo development and abnormal, maladapted structures in diseases such as cancer and retinopathy.

Research Interests

  • Simulation of adaptive behaviour
  • Computational biology
  • Bio-inspired robotics
  • Artificial Life
  • Software engineering of biological models
  • Cell and developmental biology
  • Blood vessel formation
  • Eye disease
  • Vaccinia Virus Spread