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Scientists identify gene that puts brakes on tissue growth

Findings in worm with regenerative prowess could aid human tissue engineering methods

The planarian flatworm is a simple animal with a mighty and highly...

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Call for Applications: NSF-Simons Fellows Program

The NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology at Northwestern University is a place where mathematical scientists and developmental biologists intensely work together on a...

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Catching evolution in the act

Natural selection alters genes that control roundworms’ sense of smell

Charles Darwin was right.

In his 1859 book, “On the Origin...

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The journal Cell highlights NSF-Simons Center research

The August 8, 2019 issue of the journal Cell highlights NSF-Simons Center research in a preview article.

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In Cell: Repressive Gene Regulation Synchronizes Development with Cellular Metabolism

In the August 8, 2019 issue of the journal Cell, NSF-Simons Center trainees and faculty published a paper that combines math modeling...

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Slowing metabolism can prevent detrimental effects of genetic mutations

Just by slowing their metabolism, mutant fruit flies can go from zero to hero.  In a new Northwestern University study, researchers slowed mutant...

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Events

Jan
24
2020

Quantitative Biology Journal Club

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

Feb
14
2020

CQuB Research In Progress Meeting

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

Feb
28
2020

Quantitative Biology Journal Club

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

Mar
13
2020

CQuB Research In Progress Meeting

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

Mar
27
2020

Quantitative Biology Journal Club

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

Apr
10
2020

CQuB Research In Progress Meeting

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

Apr
24
2020

Quantitative Biology Journal Club

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

May
08
2020

CQuB Research In Progress Meeting

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

May
11
2020
May
22
2020

Quantitative Biology Journal Club

2:00 PM
Technological Institute

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