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Systems Biology Institute & Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc., Tokyo, Japan
Systems biology is an emerging, yet historically well grounded, discipline in biology. It emphasizes a systems-oriented and integrated view of biological phenomena often involving high precision measurements, high-throughput data acquisition, computational analysis and modeling, and application of engineering and computational concepts to interpret biology.... read more
Currently, systems biology is penetrating widely into basic biomedical studies as signified by the large number of institutions and university departments referring to systems biology in their titles as well as numerous research funding programs on systems biology and related areas. Numbers of practical applications are reported with potential major impacts including in drug discovery, diagnosis, and bioengineering.