Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools


Consider the world interacting

  • Logo CNRS
  • Logo ENSL
  • logo-enssib.jpg
You are here: Home / Agenda / Seminars / Séminaires 2016 / Séminaire hebdomadaire de l’IXXI

Séminaire hebdomadaire de l’IXXI

Robustness and adaptability of natural systems.
error while rendering collective.contentleadimage.full
When Apr 01, 2016
from 11:30 to 12:30
Where ENS de Lyon, Site Jacques Monod, Salle salle 116
Add event to calendar vCal
Speaker: Claire Lesieur
Summary: At all scales, natural systems are optimized and sophisticated, they resist and adapt to perturbations such as environmental changes, and rarely failed.

After reviewing some examples, we will focus on proteins, a nanometer size natural object playing many critical roles in living organisms.  The mechanisms underlying robustness and adaptabilty of proteins will be explored as well as the mechanisms of propagation of changes from atoms (local) to the entire protein (global). Graph and tiling theories are used to model proteins.