In this lecture, Prof. Jeff Gore asks, and answers, questions like how do bacteria find food? How do they know which direction to swim, and how do they swim? All of these questions relate to the low Reynold's number regime in which bacteria live.
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This course presented by Prof. Jeff Gore provides an introduction to cellular and population-level systems biology with an emphasis on synthetic biology, modeling of genetic networks, cell-cell interactions, and evolutionary dynamics. Cellular systems include genetic switches and oscillators, network motifs, genetic network evolution, and cellular decision-making. Population-level systems include models of pattern formation, cell-cell communication, and evolutionary systems biology.