About This Talk
Many experiments produce quantitative results and these require quantitative models for interpretation. Phillips makes a convincing argument that biologists who understand mathematical principles and quantitative thinking have another tool with which to address biological problems.
About This Speaker
Rob Phillips is Professor of Applied Physics and Bioengineering at The California Institute of Technology. His research focuses on understanding the physical basis of biological phenomena. Phillips is a co-author of the recently published textbook “ Physical Biology of the Cell”. Prior to the privilege of a life in science, he spent seven years of travel, self-study and work as an electrician.
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