Systems Biology: Open Challenges and Opportunities for Chemical Engineers Originally delivered Jan 20, 2009 Developed by: AIChE Type: Archived WebinarLevel: Advanced PDHs: 1.00 Share This Post: Preview Webinar: Systems biology involves the analysis of multiple scales of 'control' in biological networks, from the regulation of gene transcription to the homeostatic regulation of metabolism in the whole body. These natural control circuits are paragons of optimality: over millennia, they have been honed to achieve robust regulation of a myriad of processes at the levels of genes, proteins, cells, and entire systems. However, these architectures can be compromised, leading to 'failure' in the circuit, and the ensuing disease state. By taking an integrative or systems viewpoint, in both experimental and modeling approaches, there is promise of increased understanding that can lead to novel approaches for therapeutics and drug discovery. This presentation will demonstrate the role of chemical engineers in systems biology, and show how they help to meet biomedical challenges. Presenter(s): Dr. Francis J. Doyle III Dr. Francis J. Doyle III is the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Engineering at UC, Santa Barbara. He is also the Associate Director of the Army Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies. Dr. Doyle holds the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Chair in Process Control in the Department of Chemical Engineering, as well as appointments in the Electrical Engineering Department, and the Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program. He received his B.S.E. from Princeton (1985), C.P.G.S. from Cambridge (1986), and Ph.D. from Caltech (1991), all in Chemical...Read more Once the content has been viewed and you have attested to it, you will be able to download and print a certificate for PDH credits. If you have already viewed this content, please click here to login. Checkout Checkout Do you already own this? Log In for instructions on accessing this content. Pricing AIChE Member Credits 1 AIChE Members $99.00 AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free AIChE Graduate Student Members Free Non-Members $99.00 Webinar content is available with the kind permission of the author(s) solely for the purpose of furthering AIChE’s mission to educate, inform and improve the practice of professional chemical engineering. All other uses are forbidden without the express consent of the author(s).