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School of the Biological Sciences



Group Leader, Department of Genetics 

Erik Clark studies developmental patterning systems: the collections of regulatory rules, biophysical processes, and specific conditions that enable multicellular animals to reproduce their own complex organisation each generation, starting from only a single, fertilised egg. Learn more about Erik's research.


Research Areas

Embryonic development 
Gene regulatory networks 


Quantitative imaging
Developmental genetics
Bioimage analysis
Mathematical modelling

Areas for Collaboration

Live imaging
Image analysis
Genome editing 
Developmental patterning of insects 


Research Theme