Dr Christian A. Yates

Dr Christian A. Yates

Dr Christian A. Yates

DPhil (Oxon) Mathematical/Systems Biology, MSc (Oxon) in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing, BA (Oxon) in Mathematics

  • Junior Research Fellow - Christ Church College, Oxford
  • Tutor - Christ Church College Oxford

Personal Web Page

eMail: Christian [dot] Yates [-at-] maths [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk
Contact Form

CV: Current_Maths_CV.pdf

Phone Number(s):

Reception: +44 1865 273525
Direct: +44 1865 283886

Office: S4.05

Departmental Address:

Mathematical Institute
University of Oxford
Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
United Kingdom

Research Interests: 

Mathematical Biology, Stochastic Modelling of Biological processes, Collective behaviour, Somitogenesis, Cell migration, Bacterial Chemotaxis, Self propelled Particle models, Locusts, Domain Growth, Accelerated Stochastic Simulation, Egg-shell patterning, Antigenic Variation

Prizes, Awards and Scholarships: 

Poster prize at the European Society for Pigment Cell Research.

The Distinguished Old Waconian (Young Alumnus) Award (for services to mathematical outreach).

ESMTB Reinhart-Heinrich Doctoral Thesis Award (runner up).

Junior Research Fellowship - Christ Church College, Oxford

Leathersellers' Scholarship (St Catherine's College)  - For academic achievement.

Martin Senior Scholarship (Worcester College)-  For academic achievement.

SIAM Student Travel Award - $650 - To present a paper at a SIAM conference on dynamical systems in Utah, USA.

Worcester College Academic Travel Grant - £300 - For the above conference. 

Inaugural Microsoft Research European Science Initiative Award for the best short project in the Systems Biology Doctoral Training Centre.

Nuclear Electric Prize in the Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing MSc for coming top of the year.

Mary Somerville Prize for obtaining a first in my undergraduate finals.

Major/Recent Publications: 

I tutor 1st and 2nd Year undergraduates at Christ Church.

I am tutoring perturbation methods inter-collegiate classes.

I have previously held a 6-hour lectureship at Somerville College teaching applied mathematics to Undergraduates.

I am part of the CETL programme and have been teaching and demonstrating Computational/Mathematical Biology and MATLAB to 1st year DPhil students at the Life Sciences and Systems Biology Doctoral Training Centres.

I also provide personal tutoring for students in the mathematical sciences with learning difficulties.

Further Details: 

You can find out a bit more about me (and a lot of the same stuff!) on my other webpage: Christian Yates.

I also have a page on Academia.edu http://oxford.academia.edu/ChristianYates.