Tag: cancer

May 16th: Fridolin Gross

Fridolin Gross (University of Kassel, Germany) “Occam’s Razor in Molecular and Systems Biology” Biologists have been debating for some time about what — if anything — is conceptually novel about systems biology when compared to the ‘classical’ approach of molecular biology. In these debates scientists make use of concepts, such as holism, reductionism, or emergence,… Read more »

March 26th: Workshop on Cancer with Ezio Laconi

It is rather surprising that the terms “development” and “evolution” are both used, often interchangeably, to describe the unfolding of carcinogenic process. However, there is increasing awareness on the essential difference in the meaning of these two definitions with reference to neoplastic disease. Evidence will be discussed to suggest that the concepts of development and… Read more »