Special Issue "Computational, Theoretical, and Experimental Approaches to Embryogenesis"

A special issue of Biology (ISSN 2079-7737).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2018

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Bradly Alicea

Orthogonal Research, OpenWorm Foundation
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Interests: computational biology, complex systems, development and evolution
Guest Editor
Dr. Lu Kai

Kyoto University, Yoshidahonmachi, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8501, Japan
Interests: cellular reprogramming, cell culture, theoretical biology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

A summary of trends and new ideas in embryogenesis broadly, from computational models and imaging technologies to the frontiers of experiment and theory.

Dr. Bradly Alicea
Prof. Dr. Richard Gordon
Dr. Lu Kai
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • developmental biology
  • self-organization
  • biophysics
  • microscopy
  • computational biology
  • model organisms

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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