Research report 2021 - Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Understanding the physics of life: from molecules to systems
Agudo-Canalejo, Jaime; Mahault, Benoît; Golestanian, Ramin
Abteilung Physik lebender Materie (Ramin Golestanian)
SummaryDespite numerous research approaches it is still not well-understood how the individual components of a cell self-organize to form a living cell. In the recently established Department of Living Matter Physics, we search for new physics in living systems, bridging the scales from individual molecules to macroscopic systems to uncover general principles in the organization and emergence of living matter as well as synthetic, life-like active matter.