Statistical and Biological Physics

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Dr. Yiteng Dang



Center for Systems Biology
Pfotenhauerstraße 108
01307 Dresden

Research Interests

  • Morphogenesis and biophysics of tissues
  • Stem cells and clonal dynamics
  • Single-cell genomics

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2020: ELBE Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Systems Biology Dresden (CSBD), Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG) and Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPI-PKS), Dresden (Germany)
  • 2015 – 2020: PhD student in the group of Hyun Youk, Department of Bionanoscience, TU Delft (The Netherlands)
  • 2014 – 2015: MSc in quantum physics (International Centre for Fundamental Physics masters program), École Normale Supérieure (France)
  • 2013 – 2014: MASt in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  • 2010 – 2013: BSc in physics and mathematics (double degree), Utrecht University (The Netherlands)



  • Pre-cancerous Niche Remodelling Dictates Nascent Tumour Survival

    G. Skrupskelyte J. E. Rojo Arias Y. Dang S. Han M. T. Bejar B. Colom J. C. Fowler P. H. Jones S. Rulands B. D. Simons M. P. Alcolea [bioRxiv:2024.07.04.602022]
  • Self-propagating wave drives noncanonical antidurotaxis of skull bones in vivo

    Yiteng Dang Johanna Lattner Adrian Lahola-Chomiak Diana Alves-Afonso Elke Ulbricht Anna V Taubenberger Steffen Rulands Jacqueline Tabler [bioRxiv:2023.07.10.547677]