Purdue University

Mugler Group

Physics of Cellular Computation



18 Apr: Sean receives the Purdue Cagiantas Fellowship. Congratulations Sean!

31 Mar: Former REU student Sacha Greenfield receives the Goldwater Scholarship. Congratulations Sacha!

30 Oct: Julien and Sean's paper on emergent chemotaxis appears in PRL. Congratulations both!


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

Simons Foundation     Showalter Trust

Human Frontier Research Program     NIH National Institute for General Medical Studies     Purdue Research Foundation