Purdue University

Mugler Group

Physics of Cellular Computation



23 Jun: Tommy coorganizes Information Engines at the Frontiers of Nanoscale Thermodynamics workshop at Telluride Science Research Center; Tommy and Andrew speak.

6 Jun: Rotation student Shivam Gupta and REU student Sacha Greenfield join the group. Welcome Shivam and Sacha!

20 May: Sean's paper on spatial gradient sensing appears in Physical Biology. Congratulations Sean!


Computation underlies everything that a cell does, from sensing its environment, to making decisions, to executing behaviors. The Mugler Group investigates cellular computation using theoretical physics, to further our understanding of biological mechanisms and help combat disease. Learn more

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