Prof. Tatiana Petrova

Council Officer – Young Investigator Group


Department of Oncology

University of Lausanne and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Lausanne, Switzerland


Tatiana Petrova obtained her diploma in chemistry from Moscow State University, Russia and her PhD in biochemistry from University of Geneva, Switzerland. Following postdoctoral training at Northwestern University in Chicago, USA and Biomedicum Helsinki Finland, she established her group at Biomedicum Helsinki in 2004.  Since 2008 she leads a group of Vascular and Tumor Biology at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Mission statement

The research of Tatiana Petrova’s group focuses on organ- and disease-specific functions of mammalian blood and lymphatic vessels. Current systems of interest include intestine, lymphoid organs, adipose tissue and colorectal cancer.




Twitter: @petrovalab