Dr David Tourigny BSc PhD

Dr David Tourigny

School of Mathematics
Birmingham Fellow

Contact details

School of Mathematics
Watson Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Tourigny has an interdisciplinary background in experimental, mathematical and computational biology. His research interests include the development and application of computational approaches to understand single-cell metabolism, and particularly the role of metabolic heterogeneity in cancer.

Read more about Dr Tourigny on his personal website.


  • PhD, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 2014
  • BSc, University of Leicester, 2011


Dr Tourigny is a Birmingham Fellow (Assistant Professor equivalent) within the School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham and Affiliate Faculty at the Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics, Columbia University. Prior to joining the IICD as a Research Scientist in September 2020, he held a Research Fellowship from the Simons Foundation and LSRF hosted by the Columbia University Irving Medical Centre. Before that, he was a Research Fellow in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge where he also completed his PhD under the supervision of Venki Ramakrishnan and Garib Murshudov at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology as a member of Trinity College.


Semester 2

LM Advanced Mathematical Biology