Imperial College London

Linus Schumacher

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Research Associate in Biological Physics



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Sir Ernst Chain BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





I am interested in the collective behaviour of molecules, cells, and organisms.

My current project at the biological physics group involves quantitative analysis and modelling of collective behaviour of C. elegans, in collaboration with Serena Ding and André Brown at the Behavioural Genomics Lab.



Schumacher LJ, Nicholls GK, A Cell-Level Mechanism of Contrast Gain Control

Schumacher LJ, Maini PK, Baker RE, 2017, Semblance of Heterogeneity in Collective Cell Migration, Cell Systems, Vol:5, ISSN:2405-4712, Pages:119-+

Lei M, Schumacher LJ, Lai Y-C, et al., 2017, Self-organization process in newborn skin organoid formation inspires strategy to restore hair regeneration of adult cells, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:114, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:E7101-E7110

McLennan R, Bailey CM, Schumacher LJ, et al., 2017, DAN (NBL1) promotes collective neural crest migration by restraining uncontrolled invasion, Journal of Cell Biology, Vol:216, ISSN:0021-9525, Pages:3339-3354

Schumacher LJ, Kulesa PM, McLennan R, et al., 2016, Multidisciplinary approaches to understanding collective cell migration in developmental biology, Open Biology, Vol:6, ISSN:2046-2441

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