Institute for the science of origins

the model cell.

There exists a wealth of data about the properties and processes of cells, but a comprehensive model of the cell has yet to be built.

The ISO is bringing together a wide range of experts, from medical scientists to econo-physicists, to address the challenge of building the first realistic computer model of a human cell. The model will be based on experimental evidence of cell functions combined to provide a dynamic model that is constantly upgraded as new data emerges.

the human cell

seven sciences»

The Model Cell is one of seven sciences that the Institute for the Science of Origins to collaborate, to educate and to learn about the beginning of life and processes throughout the universe.