W5. Statistical physics of biophysical systems

Workshop organized by:
A. Deutsch and B. Hatzikirou

 

Precise regulation of correct cell fate decisions is crucial in the development of multicellular organisms, during which cells differentiate from a single cell to the multitude of cell types that compose the adult organism. Incorrect cell fate decisions can lead to diseases, especially cancer. Experimentally,  cell-decision making has been well studied in the context of a single cell. However, how cells make decisions in their multi-cellular environment still remains elusive. Statistical physics offers a unique methods toolbox to study cell decisions in their multicellular environment since it allows for (i) a low-dimensional description of relevant dynamics, and (ii) coupling between single-cell decisions and the corresponding collective behavior at the multicellular level. Eukaryotic/bacterial phenotypic plasticity and cell fate determination are prime paradigms of cell decision-making impacting all aspects of multicellular behavior, such as collective migration, tissue development or tumor growth. In this mini-symposium, we intend to shed light on the latest developments of the afore-mentioned systems.

 

News

EPS-SNLP Meeting

The summer board meeting of the European Physical Society - Statistical and Nonlinear Physics Division (EPS-SNLP) will be held during the SigmaPhi2021 Conference

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SigmaPhi2021 Europhysics Conference

The European Physical Society (EPS) has recognized the SigmaPhi2021 as Europhysics Conference.

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EPS Researcher Grants

The European Physical Society and the SigmaPhi Conference support the following reserarch grants

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Workshops

W1. Quantum Physics and Machine Learning

Workshop organized by:F. Caruso

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W2. Data Science and Econophysics

Workshop organized by:P. Argyrakis and T. Di Matteo

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W3. Complex Networks: Hidden Geometry and Dynamics

Workshop organized by:B. Tadic and N. Gupte

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W4. Climate and Environments

Workshop organized by:- D. Hristopulos and D. Valenti - S. Blesic - P. Ditlevsen, M. Ghil, N. Boers and M. Rypdal

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W5. Statistical physics of biophysical systems

Workshop organized by: A. Deutsch and B. Hatzikirou

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W6. Statistical Physics of Glasses

Workshop organized by:G. Jug, A. Loidl and H.Tanaka

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W7. Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem

Workshop organized by:F. Oliveira

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W8. Phase Transition and Topological Phenomena

Workshop organized by:- R. Citro and C. Guarcello - D.I. Uzunov

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W9. Non-Extensive Statistical Mechanics and Kappa Distributions

Workshop organized by:G. Livadiotis, M. Leubner and K. Dialynas

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Special Sessions

S1. Spin Glass Theory and Far Beyond

Special Session organized by G. Parisi and E. Marinari

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S2. Quantum Long-Range Interactions

Special Session organized by S. Ruffo and A. Trombettoni

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S3. Information Geometry and Deformed Statistics

Special Session organized by J. Zhang and H. Matsuzoe

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S4. Entropies and Correlations in Complex Systems

Special Session organized by V. Ilić, J. Korbel and S. Gupta

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Statistical and Nonlinear

Physics Division 

Politecnico di Torino

Italy

 

ISC - CNR

Roma, Italy

 

Technical University of

Crete Chania, Greece

 

Aristotele University of

Thessaloniki, Greece

 

N.C.S.R. Demokritos

Athens, Greece

 

University of Leuven

Belgium

University of Cagliari

Italy

 

AFEA Company

Athens, Greece

 

 

Entropy

MDPI publisher

 

 

EPJ B

edp Scince publisher