Eberhard Voit Profiled on NSF ScienceLives

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Why Some Scientists Never Give Up

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Eberhard Voit, PhD, profiled on NSF's LiveScience website. Voit discussed his team's biological systems approaches and for the development of new ways to analyze metabolites and optimize the production of valuable compounds for the food industry.

Why Some Scientists Never Give Up
by Abby Vogel, Georgia Institute of Technology

Many researchers begin modeling biological systems with simple organisms, such as bacteria, that are easy to culture, manipulate genetically, maintain under controlled conditions and examine in the laboratory. Such microorganisms hint at functionality in larger organisms yet are less complex. Georgia Tech biomedical engineer Eberhard Voit, in collaboration with Helena Santos, a professor at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Portugal, showed that high-precision, dynamic experimental data can be combined with nonlinear mathematical modeling to characterize mechanisms in the bacterium Lactococcus lactis.

To view full article, visit: http://www.livescience.com/animals/090605-sl-voit.html

For more information on Voit lab, visit: Eberhard Voit

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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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Institute and Campus, Cancer Research, Student and Faculty, Life Sciences and Biology, Research
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Biomedical Engineering, Eberhard Voit, Emory, Georgia Institute of Technology, IBB, Systems Biology
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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
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  • Created On: Jun 21, 2009 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:06pm