Understanding the physical principles of

biological systems

Modern biophysics links multiple scales of biological organisation.

Biophysical mechanisms govern molecular functions inside the cell, which are building blocks for regulatory and metabolic networks in an organism.

Statistical physics describes principles of biological information, which is encoded in genomes and edited by evolution.

The mission of IBP is to integrate all of these research directions into an interdisciplinary science of living systems, and to train tomorrow’s research leaders in this exciting field.

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Upcoming Events

Großes Physikalisches Kolloquium
Joint Seminar with Cologne Evolution Colloquium
by Richard Neher


Reconstructing, tracking, and predicting viral spread and evolution


Delbrück Colloquium by Alvaro Sanchez

Spring 2022


Cologne Evolution Colloquium by Ines Mandic-Mulec



Summer School and 5th Annual Symposium on Physical Concepts and Computational Models in Immunology

Cargese (Corsica), 22.08.2022 - 02.09.2022

Co-organized by CRC 1310, ENS, and MIT        
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