Statistical Physics and Quantitative Biology
University of Cologne
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Research news
November 2017
New article on fitness of influenza proteins appeared in PLoS Pathogens
October 2017
Review article on predictive modeling of human influenza appeared in Trends in Microbiology
August 2017
New paper on the evolution of gene expression appeared in Cell Reports. Using a new statistical inference method, we show that adaptive evolution of expression is pervasive across the Drosophila genus.
March 2017
A perspective article on predicting evolution appeared in Nature Ecology and Evolution. We undertake a synthesis of central concepts fpr evolutionary predictions, based on examples of microbial and viral systems, cancer cell populations, and immune receptor repertoires.