From systems biology to synthetic biology

  title={From systems biology to synthetic biology},
  author={George M. Church},
  journal={Molecular Systems Biology},
  pages={2005.0032 - 2005.0032}
If each of us conveys our idiosyncratic view of the elephant, then we, in communion, can imagine its wholeness (Ireland, 1997). An analogous process elucidates Molecular Systems Biology (MSB) and this journal is dedicated to it. The work of a scientist/engineer (seer for short) consists of discovery, modeling, perturbation, and invention. Cycling through these is a key practice of biology. Adding high-throughput analyses (Ideker et al, 2001) gives one view of MSB. Systems Engineering (Wiener… CONTINUE READING

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Translation of 1st century BC. Tittha Sutta (Udana VI.4) Parable of the Blind Men and the Elephant

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  • Buddhist Publication Society
  • 1997
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