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

Alexander Schonhuth
12 October 2017
Dr. Alexander Schönhuth has been appointed Professor of Genome Data Science for one day per week at the Institute of Biodynamics and Biocomplexity
31 August 2017
Bijvoet, IBB, IBE and UIPS are world leading research institutes, according to an international research assessment committee
DNA (blue) in a spindle, the protein ASPM is located at the ‘poles’ (yellow)
24 April 2017
Publication in Nature Cell Biology about new molecular insight into brain development disorder microcephaly
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