Institute of Biodynamics and Biocomplexity

What are the fundamental principles that govern life? This question drives the research at the Institute of Biodynamics and Biocomplexity. Being part of the University's strategic theme Life Sciences, we perform interdisciplinary research that combines biology, physics, chemistry and mathematics to understand living systems.

We study life at different organizational levels, from individual molecules, such as DNA, lipids and proteins, to cells and model organisms. By combining wet-lab experiments with theory and simulation, we aim to achieve a systems-level understanding of complex dynamic processes and their evolution.

Contact

Sander van den Heuvel
+31 (0)30 253 4230

Institute of Biodynamics and Biocomplexity
Padualaan 8
3584 CH Utrecht
The Netherlands

News

Anna Akhmanova en onderzoekers (foto: Rafael-Philippen - NWO)
15 June 2018
Interview with Anna Akhmanova on the occasion of the NWO-Spinozapremie she receives
Schematische beschrijving van het model voor de bepaling van het metabolieten-milieu op basis van de aanwezige bacteriën
19 March 2018
Bioinformatici of Utrecht University and Radboudumc developed a model to determine the metabolite environment based on the bacteria present
15 March 2018
Utrecht University has appointed Dr. Kirsten ten Tusscher as Professor of ‘Computational Developmental Biology’ at the Department of Biology.
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