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Overview: the research of MOSIMBIO group

Modelling microbial systems

Systems featuring a large number of interacting components (agents, processes or mechanisms) may show a complex behaviour, which is not easily understood, nor derivable from the sum of the activity of individual components.  Microbial biology is crowded with such complex systems and has increasingly become an exciting discipline of knowledge to be tackled from many perspectives simultaneously.
Models are simplied representations of the reality used to address specic questions regarding the systems under study. Computational models allow representing and simulating the components and processes of particular real systems.
Trial and refinement of the models is continually carried out together with real-world observations and experiments, in order to obtain insight and increase their predictive capability.