Purdue University

Mugler Group

Physics of Cellular Computation



3 May: Julien receives the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship and Sean receives the Edward S. Akeley Award. Congratulations both!

14 Feb: Sean's paper on collective sensing appears in PRL as an Editor's Suggestion. Congratulations Sean!

23 Dec: The Mugler group receives an NIH (NIGMS) R01 grant with Gurol Suel.


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