This page is rarely updated and I keep it mostly for sentimental reasons. I have recently started a new webpage which I intend to update more frequently….


For a (somewhat) up-to-date list of publications, please see here or search pubmed.

Dominique Chu

I am a lecturer at the School of Computing at the University of Kent in Canterbury.

I can be contacted at:

Tel: +44 (0) 122 7827690


My main research interests at the moment are:

Bio-inspired computing.

Computational biology/computational modelling of biological systems.

Molecular Computation.



Below you find links to 5 of my articles
For an exhaustive (if somewhat outdated) list see  here


 Evaluation of the Current Models for the Evolution of Bacterial DNA Uptake Signal Sequences (JTB, 238(1),  pp 157-166 )

  Emergence of Uptake Sequence in Bacterial DNA (Artificial Life 11:3)

 The evolution of group-level pathogenic traits (Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2008)

 Orientational control is an efficient control mechanism for phase switching in the E.coli fim system (JTB)<span

  A Theoretical Interpretation of the Transient Sialic Acid Toxicity of a nanR Mutant of Escherichia coli (JMB)<span

Finally, here are my favourite  links