REU Topic: Biophysics

    Prof. Hernan Garcia
    As cells multiply in embryonic development they adopt different fates such as those of cells in our brain, muscles and blood. We now know that these cellular decisions are not so much based on which gene each cell expresses, but on when, where and how fast these genes are expressed [...]
    Prof. Oskar Hallatschek
    The dynamic of the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed severe short-comings in our predictive understanding of how diseases spread. A key unresolved question is "How predictable is epidemic spread?" [...]