Winter school "Biology at different scales, an interplay between physics and biology"
Mar 13, 2017 09:00
Mar 24, 2017 06:00
|Where||Les Houches, France|
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The school is aimed for PhD students and early-stage researchers. Participants will learn how a biological problem can be tackled using an integrated approach, going from atomic resolution to the level of a whole organism level. The school also aims at showing how physics can contribute to model biological processes. Several topics will be covered: cell and tissue morphogenesis, role of membranes at mesocopic and molecular scales: remodeling and transport processes, concepts and methods from physics applied to biology, state-of-the-art experimental approaches, links between cellular and structural biology. The concepts and methods will be illustrated with two research fields, Plant morphogenesis from gene to flowers, and Exocytosis and morphology of the synapse.