Buchler Receives DARPA Funding

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Prof. Nicolas Buchler has received funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), entitled “Biochronicity: Time, Evolution, Networks.” The goal is to automate the discovery of periodic processes in Biology at the cellular level. It is an interdisciplinary project involving multiple investigators with theoretical and experimental expertise in circadian clocks, cell cycle, metabolism, and development. John Harer (Duke) is the lead PI. The other team members are:  Steve Haase and Philip Benfey (Duke), David Botstein and Ned Wingreen (Princeton), John Hogenesch and Joshua Plotkin (U. Penn), Konstantin Mischaikow (Rutgers), Thomas Fink (London Institute), Tomas Gedeon (Montana State), and Michael Elowitz (Caltech).