Systems Biology

Published November 2014 Updated April 2017 11 lectures
Prof. Hiroaki Kitano
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.