March 18, 2011
Bioengineering Professors Adam Arkin and David Schaffer are the authors of an essay in the journal Cellwhich describes in detail key technologies and insights that are advancing systems biology research.
The paper is titled Network News:Innovations in 21st Century Systems Biology.
“System biology aims to understand how individual elements of the cell generate behaviors that allow survival in changeable environments, and collective cellular organization into structured communities,” Arkin says. “Ultimately, these cellular networks assemble into larger population networks to form large-scale ecologies and thinking machines, such as humans.”
Read more at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.