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Cambridge Global Challenges

The Cambridge Strategic Research Initiative for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Dr Alexandre Kabla

Bioengineering; Mechanobiology; Large cell population dynamics; Cancer metastases; Wound healing; Department of Engineering; School of Technology

Alexandre KablaDr Alexandre Kabla is a Senior Lecturer and a Research Group Leader at the Department of Engineering and a Fellow of Emmanuel College. 

Alexandre researches how Physics and Mechanics concepts can explain subcellular processes that lead to macroscopically coordinated behaviours, such as the cell migration and rearrangement patterns observed in diseases like cancer metastasis and wound healing.


Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.


Find out about open funding opportunities, pre-call announcements, responsive calls, studentships and awards relevant to the global challenges agenda.

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