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Title: 7th Annual Systems Biology Symposium: Systems Biology and Engineering

Abstract

Systems biology recognizes the complex multi-scale organization of biological systems, from molecules to ecosystems. The International Symposium on Systems Biology has been hosted by the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, Washington, since 2002. The annual two-day event gathers the most influential researchers transforming biology into an integrative discipline investingating complex systems. Engineering and application of new technology is a central element of systems biology. Genome-scale, or very small-scale, biological questions drive the enigneering of new technologies, which enable new modes of experimentation and computational analysis, leading to new biological insights and questions. Concepts and analytical methods in engineering are now finding direct applications in biology. Therefore, the 2008 Symposium, funded in partnership with the Department of Energy, featured global leaders in "Systems Biology and Engineering."

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Institute for Systems Biology
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
950428
Report Number(s):
DOE/ER/64528-1 Final Report
TRN: US201106%%361
DOE Contract Number:
FG02-08ER64528
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Title: 7th Annual Systems Biology Symposium: Systems Biology and Engineering Location: Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA Dates: April 20 & 21, 2008
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 10 SYNTHETIC FUELS; BIOLOGY; ECOSYSTEMS; MOLECULES; ENGINEERING; biological imaging, single cell experimentation, single molecule experimentation, synthetic biology, biofuels

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Galitski, Timothy P. 7th Annual Systems Biology Symposium: Systems Biology and Engineering. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Galitski, Timothy P. 7th Annual Systems Biology Symposium: Systems Biology and Engineering. United States.
Galitski, Timothy P. Tue . "7th Annual Systems Biology Symposium: Systems Biology and Engineering". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/950428.
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