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Evolutionary Genomics and Modelling Team

Professor Andrea Sottoriva’s team uses biological, clinical and mathematical expertise, in order to decipher how cancer progresses, metastasises and develops treatment resistance.

Group leader

Professor Andrea Sottoriva

Professor Andrea Sottoriva

Team Leader

Professor Andrea Sottoriva uses genomics and computational approaches to understand cancer as a complex system. He obtained a degree in computer science and worked in particle physics before switching to biomedical research.

ORCID 0000-0001-6709-9533

Group members

Reda Stankunaite
Reda Stankunaite
Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6109 ORCID 0000-0003-3977-7020

I obtained an MSci in Biochemistry from the University of Glasgow in 2018. In October 2018 I joined the labs of Dr Michael Hubank and Professor Andrea Sottoriva to investigate the use of liquid biopsy to monitor clonal frequency and emergence of resistance mutations in paediatric cancers.

Katharine Webb
Katharine Webb
Clinical PhD Student

I am an oncology doctor, taking time out of registrar training to do a PhD in Professor Sottoriva’s lab. I obtained my medical degree and a BSc (Psychiatry) at Imperial College, and an MSc at the ICR (Oncology). My project will be focusing on studying clonal evolution in prostate cancer.

Dr Javier Fernandez Mateos
Dr Javier Fernandez Mateos
Honorary Appointment
Dr Chela James
Senior Bioinformatician
Dr Andrea Lampis
Higher Scientific Officer T +44 20 8722 4361
Dr Stefano Lise
Honorary Appointment
Amelia Marus
Executive Assistant T +44 20 3437 6101
Dr Erica Oliveira
Higher Scientific Officer T +44 20 8722 4693
Dr Tahel Ronel
Postdoctoral Training Fellow T +44 20 3437 3613
Chirine Sakr
Higher Scientific Officer T +44 20 3437 6240
Dr Haider Tari
Dr Haider Tari
Postdoctoral Training Fellow
Dr Nick Trahearn
Dr Nick Trahearn
Postdoctoral Training Fellow T +44 20 3437 6102
Dr Katharine Webb
Clinical Research Fellow
Erika Yara
Erika Yara
Senior Scientific Officer T +44 20 8722 4217