Workshop on the Economy of a Cell: Resource Allocation, Trade-Offs and Efficiency in Living Systems

Mon, 23/06/2014 (All day) - Fri, 27/06/2014 (All day)
Trieste, Italy

The following topics will be covered:
(1) Genome-scale cellular metabolism and the global molecular budget of a cell;
(2) The economy of gene expression and protein synthesis: the cellular adaptations to
translational efficiency;
(3) Benefits and costs in cellular fitness;
(4) Trade-offs and Pareto-optimality in biological systems;
(5) Game theory in cellular and multicellular biology; and
(6) Economics of cognitive-like processes at the cellular level.