Imperial College London

Diego A. Oyarzún

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Junior Research Fellow



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Diego is a Research Fellow at the Dept of Mathematics; his research group focusses on the analysis and design of biomolecular control systems. He holds a 2015 Young Investigator Grant from the Human Frontier Science Program and a 2013 Junior Research Fellowship in Biomathematics from Imperial College. More information in his research website.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Oyarzún DA, Chaves M, 2015, Design of a bistable switch to control cellular uptake, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol:12, ISSN:1742-5689, Pages:20150618-20150618

Sootla A, Oyarzun D, Angeli D, et al., 2016, Shaping pulses to control bistable systems: Analysis, computation and counterexamples, Automatica, Vol:63, ISSN:0005-1098, Pages:254-264

Weiße AY, Oyarzún DA, Danos V, et al., 2015, Mechanistic links between cellular trade-offs, gene expression, and growth, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:112, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:E1038-E1047

Waldherr S, Oyarzún DA, Bockmayr A, 2015, Dynamic optimization of metabolic networks coupled with gene expression, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol:365, ISSN:0022-5193, Pages:469-485

Oyarzún DA, Bramhall JL, López-Caamal F, et al., 2014, The EGFR demonstrates linear signal transmission, Integrative Biology, Vol:6, ISSN:1757-9694, Pages:736-736

Oyarzun DA, Lugagne J-B, Stan G-BV, 2015, Noise Propagation in Synthetic Gene Circuits for Metabolic Control, Acs Synthetic Biology, Vol:4, ISSN:2161-5063, Pages:116-125

Oyarzun DA, Stan G-BV, 2013, Synthetic gene circuits for metabolic control: design trade-offs and constraints, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol:10, ISSN:1742-5689

Oyarzún DA, Chaves M, Hoff-Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik M, 2012, Multistability and oscillations in genetic control of metabolism, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol:295, ISSN:0022-5193, Pages:139-153

Oyarzún DA, Ingalls BP, Middleton RH, et al., 2009, Sequential Activation of Metabolic Pathways: a Dynamic Optimization Approach, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, Vol:71, ISSN:0092-8240, Pages:1851-1872

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