Adaptation

DEC 06, 2019 | 9:30 AM TO 6:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

1218: Segal Theatre

WHEN:

December 06, 2019: 9:30 AM-6:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

NSF Center for the Physics of Biological Function

Description

Living systems achieve their extraordinary functions in part by adapting their strategies to the structure of their environment. We explore examples of this phenomenon in systems from bacteria to brains, searching for a unifying theoretical framework.

Adaptation and Bayesian forecasting in biological systems
Thierry Mora, École Normale Supérieure and Princeton University

Neural adaptation: Theory, models, and mechanism
Adrienne Fairhall, University of Washington

Adaptation and behavioral feedback in chemical sensing and navigation
Thierry Emonet, Yale University

Adaptation and control in molecular evolution
Armita Nourmohammad, University of Washington

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