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New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 92, July 2009

Martine Ben Amar, Alain Goriely, Martin Michael Müller, and Leticia Cugliandolo

Abstract

In July 2009, many experts in the mathematical modelling of biological sciences gathered in Les Houches for a four-week summer school on the mechanics and physics of biological systems. The goal of the school was to present to students and researchers an integrated view of new trends and challenges in physical and mathematical aspects of biomechanics. While the scope for such a topic was very wide, the summer school focused on problems where solid and fluid mechanics play a central role. The school covered both the general mathematical theory of mechanical biology in the context of continuum m ... More

Keywords: mathematical modelling, biological sciences, Les Houches, continuum mechanics, cell, plants, microbes, physiology, bio-fluidics, bio-gels

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199605835
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605835.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martine Ben Amar, editor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

Alain Goriely, editor
Mathematical Institute, Oxford University
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Martin Michael Müller, editor
Université Paul Verlaine - Metz, France

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