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School of the Biological Sciences



Group Leader, Gurdon Institute

David Fernandez-Antoran studies how radiotherapy shapes cell competition outcomes, affecting normal tissue behaviour and tumour development and evolution. Learn more


Research Areas

Cancer development
Ionising radiation
Cell competition
3D cultures
Somatic mutations
Cell behaviour                            


Confocal microscopy
Long-term primary 3D cultures
DNA sequencing
Mathematical modelling
In vivo cell tracing

Areas for Collaboration

Radiotherapy treatments effects in normal tissues
In vitro drug screenings



Research Themes

    Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health