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systems biology

n.
The branch of biology that uses computational techniques to analyze and model how the components of a biological system such as a cell or organism interact with each other to produce the characteristics and behavior of that system.
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'We see a future where combinations of software tools, laboratory automation and human scientists will work together to form systems biology models that fully reflect and predict the underlying biology.'
Our approach will be demonstrated in perhaps the most mature area of systems biology: the electrical activity of heart cells, for which the first model was published in 1960 and well over 100 models are now available in public databases.
The process of systems biology research involves the steps shown in the figure.
In order to explore memory from a systems biology perspective, Kulasiri and He survey recent research on modeling biochemical pathways related to intra-cellular networks within the synapses, introduce the biology of synapses at an elementary level, and provide a succinct background to the mathematical methods related to system biology in general.
"By employing a more comprehensive systems biology approach, we can ask many questions at the same time, which allows us to more quickly understand the fundamental reasons that a disease is occurring and how to more specifically develop treatments.
While at Harvard, Dr MacBeath was a pioneer in Systems Biology, where he developed and used protein microarray technology to dissect aberrant signalling pathways in cancer.
Aviva Systems Biology is in antibody manufacturing.
With the advance of high-throughput technology, systems biology developed rapidly; however, the development of mathematical modeling approaches suffers from new biological questions [12].
Systems biology is a highly multidisciplinary approach that considers the biological systems as a whole and combines large-scale molecular measurements with advanced computational methods.
At the office of ISC - Intelligence in Science at Rue du Trone ISBE will host a breakfast meeting of industry representatives and EU policy-makers to discuss the survey's policy implications and the role of ISBE in delivering innovation for in the discipline of systems biology. The survey, commissioned by ISBE, and funded under the 7th EU Framework Programme for Research, was designed to gauge opinion from across European industrial sectors involved with the discipline of 'systems biology'.
The "Systems Biology of Diabetes: Towards Precision Medicine" symposium on January 26-27 will address the latest developments in systems biology and genomic medicine for the understanding and treatment of diabetes.
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development, will host a symposium on 'Systems Biology of Diabetes: Towards Precision Medicine' on January 26 and 27 at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

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