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Synchrony in biological systems focus of workshop
Date:12/8/2010

Synchronous oscillatory activity is a universal phenomenon that occurs in biological systems ranging from the level of intracellular dynamics to population dynamics across thousands of kilometers.

The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) is now accepting applications for its Investigative Workshop: Synchrony in Biological Systems Across Scales to be held April 11-13, 2011, at NIMBioS on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus. The workshop will bring together a diverse group of researchers to explore how ideas about the study of synchrony in one field can provide novel insights into questions of synchrony in another field and to identify gaps in the theory of synchrony from a biological perspective and possible avenues of progress.

The dynamics of synchrony has significant biological implications across a range of fields.

Explanations of synchrony can be used to understand the forces controlling biological dynamics, as in studies of childhood diseases. In ecology, the absence of spatial synchrony is often thought to play a role in persistence of species. In neural systems, synchrony plays a role in sensory processing and cognition and in the coordination of locomotion and respiration in diseases such as Parkinson's and epilepsy. Synchrony is also prevalent in the fields of circadian rhythms, intracellular dynamics, as well as various areas of physics and chemistry and engineering. The importance of synchrony in these wide range of fields has led to large bodies of literature on synchrony that have little cross-referencing.


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Contact: Catherine Crawley
ccrawley@nimbios.org
865-974-9350
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS)
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