Prof Martin Howard

Project Leader
Computational and Systems Biology

Martin applies mathematical modelling and theory to provide mechanistic insight into complex cell biological processes, working in close collaboration with experimental scientists. Current topics of research in his group include epigenetic regulation and cell size control.

Mathematical modelling of these processes provides clues as to what is possible biologically, directing experimental work and helping to solve complex biological problems.

Find out more about the Martin Howard lab


Tel: 01603 450892

Absence of warm temperature spikes revealed as driver for vernalisation

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Cause or Consequence? Scientists help to settle an epigenetic debate

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How Plants Remember Winter, and Other Stories

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How size splits cells

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Institute of Physics Tom Duke Lecture Prize, 2014


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