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Systems BiologyThe goal of systems biology is to describe the dynamic processes of life and of biological systems using mathematical models. In line with the foundation of the new Braunschweig Integrated Centre of Systems Biology (BRICS) we have compiled some background information about systems biology for you: To the systems biology feature.
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ENLIGHT-TEN summer school 2018
A new machine learning tool could be useful for flagging dangerous bacteria before they cause an outbreak, from hospital wards to a global scale
New substances are showing antagonistic activity towards roundworms and germs
Biotech pioneer moves antibody discovery platform and cooperates with the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
HZI researchers have uncovered how a cancer-causing virus specifically targets a protein of its host to successfully establish infection
Researchers from Braunschweig developed a universal method that allows them to proliferate cells of any donor tissue while maintaining their function
HIRI researchers discover further applications for Cas9 scissors
HZI researchers detect a new crucial role for a known receptor molecule in the first defensive response of the immune system to influenza infection of the lung
HIPS scientist Anna Hirsch receives an ERC Starting Grant of €1.5 million in order to establish innovative methods for the identification of drug target structures
TWINCORE researchers are developing cell model to test drugs for their suitability as a hepatitis E drug in pregnant women