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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Career

  • 2016-present: Postdoctoral researcher, DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2013-2015: Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France
  • 2008-2012: Doctoral student and teaching assistent, Institue of Fluid Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, CH
  • 2007 (summar intership): Graduate researcher, Learner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA
  • 2007-2006 Bachelor/Master student (biomedical engineering), Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy

Research

I am a member of the Biological Physics research group in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP).  I am interested in the role of fluid flows and forces in the regulation and development of biological systems.

keywords: Cilia, Biological Stokesian Flows, Mechanotransduction, heart/valve development, embyonic heart, blood flow, inner ear, Benigne Paroxismal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), boundary and meshless numerical methods.

Links to Publications

Publications

A quantitative approach to study endothelial cilia bending stiffness during blood flow mechanodetection in vivo.
F Boselli, JG Goetz, G Charvin, J Vermot
– Methods in Cell Biology
(2015)
127,
161
Quantitative analysis of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo fatigue under canalithiasis conditions.
F Boselli, L Kleiser, CJ Bockisch, SCA Hegemann, D Obrist
– Journal of biomechanics
(2014)
47,
1853
Endothelial cilia mediate low flow sensing during zebrafish vascular development
JG Goetz, E Steed, RR Ferreira, S Roth, C Ramspacher, F Boselli, G Charvin, M Liebling, C Wyart, Y Schwab, J Vermot
– Cell Reports
(2014)
6,
799
A meshless boundary method for Stokes flows with particles: Application to canalithiasis
F Boselli, D Obrist, L Kleiser
– Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng
(2013)
29,
1176
Vortical flow in the utricle and the ampulla: a computational study on the fluid dynamics of the vestibular system
F Boselli, D Obrist, L Kleiser
– Biomechanics and modeling in mechanobiology
(2013)
12,
335
A multilayer method of fundamental solutions for Stokes flow problems
F Boselli, D Obrist, L Kleiser
– J. Comput. Phys.
(2012)
231,
6139
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Research Group

Biological Physics and Mechanics

Room

H0.16

Telephone

01223 337888