Assistant Professor

I am interested in studying multicellular biological systems with physics theories in soft matter, active matter, statistical physics, etc. The specific biological topics include collective cell migration, tissue engineering, embryonic development, cancer invasion, etc.


Y. Y. Bernadskaya, H. Yue, C. Copos, L. Christiaen, and A. Mogilner, “Supracellular organization confers directionality and mechanical potency to migrating pairs of cardiopharyngeal progenitor cells”, Elife 10, e70977 (2021)

H. Yue, B. A. Camley, and W.-J. Rappel, “Minimal network topologies for signal processing during collective cell chemotaxis”, Biophysical Journal (2018)

A. Islam, H. Yue, M. Scavello, P. Haldeman, W.-J. Rappel, and P. G. Charest, “The cAMP-induced G protein subunits dissociation monitored in live Dictyostelium cells by BRET reveals two activation rates, a negative effect of caffeine and potential role of microtubules”, Cellular signalling (2018)

R. M. Lee, H. Yue, W.-J. Rappel, and W. Losert, “Inferring single-cell behaviour from large-scale epithelial sheet migration patterns”, Journal of The Royal Society Interface 14, 20170147 (2017).

M. Skoge, H. Yue, M. Erickstad, A. Bae, H. Levine, A. Groisman, W. F. Loomis, and W.-J. Rappel, “Cellular memory in eukaryotic chemotaxis”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111, 14448–14453 (2014).

Assistant Professor Haicen Yue

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Theoretical studies of soft matter and biophysics


  • Ph.D. (Physics), University of California, San Diego, 2018


  • (802) 656-0049
Office Location:

Innovation Hall E205