Noisy genes drive cells to distraction
Posted March 11, 2020
A new article, Ordered patterning of the sensory system is susceptible to stochastic features of gene expression, published in the journal...
How do zebrafish get their stripes? New data analysis tool could provide an answer
Posted February 28, 2020
A new mathematical tool could help scientists better understand how zebrafish get their stripes as well as other self-assembled patterns in...
Scientists identify gene that puts brakes on tissue growth
Posted January 24, 2020
Findings in worm with regenerative prowess could aid human tissue engineering methods
The planarian flatworm is a simple animal with a mighty and highly...
Call for Applications: NSF-Simons Fellows Program
Posted January 8, 2020
The NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology at Northwestern University is a place where mathematical scientists and developmental biologists intensely work together on a...
Catching evolution in the act
Posted September 29, 2019
Natural selection alters genes that control roundworms’ sense of smell
Charles Darwin was right.
In his 1859 book, “On the Origin...
The journal Cell highlights NSF-Simons Center research
Posted August 9, 2019