Purdue University

Mugler Group

Physics of Cellular Computation



7 Jun: Shivam and Julien's paper on how cells tell time appears in PLoS Computional Biology. Congratulations both!

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

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


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