Analysis of biomolecular feedback systems: a control theoretic perspective

7 Jun 2013

Richard Murray
Control and Dynamical Systems


Biological systems make use of feedback in an extraordinary number of ways, on scales ranging from molecules to cells to organisms to ecosystems. In this talk I will discuss the use of concepts from control and dynamical systems in the analysis and design of biological feedback circuits at the molecular level. Key concepts include the role of dynamics, network structure, nonlinearity and time delay in providing insights into stability, robustness and phenotypic response.

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