Projects: Millar group, TiMet, PHYTOCAL: Phytochrome Control of Resource Allocation and Growth in Arabidopsis and in Brassicaceae crops, POP - the Parameter Optimisation Problem, Regulation of flowering time pathways in Arabidopsis on the summer Solstice., PlaSMo model repository
Institutions: University of Edinburghhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1756-3654
PlaSMo stands for Plant Systems-biology Modelling
Ensuring the achievements of yesterday's Mathematical Modellers will be available for the Systems Biologists of tomorrow.
- To identify plant mathematical models useful to the UK plant systems biology community, which are currently in a variety of legacy formats and in danger of being lost
- To represent these models in a declarative XML-based
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Organisms: Homo sapiens
For plants, light is a signal that carries information about the environment, and a source of energy for photosynthesis. PHYTOCAL focuses on the interaction between phytochrome signalling and photosynthesis, and seeks to understand fundamental processes that make carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) resources available for plant growth. These unexplored connections underlie biomass production and plasticity, which contribute significantly to yield variability in the field.
EU FP7 collaborative project TiMet, award number 245143. Funded 2010-2015.
"TiMet assembles world leaders in experimental and theoretical plant systems biology to advance understanding of the regulatory interactions between the circadian clock and plant metabolism, and their emergent effects on whole-plant growth and productivity."
"Systems Understanding of Microbial Oxygen responses" (SUMO) investigates how Escherichia coli senses oxygen, or the associated changes in oxidation/reduction balance, via the Fnr and ArcA proteins, how these systems interact with other regulatory systems, and how the redox response of an E. coli population is generated from the responses of single cells. There are five sub-projects to determine system properties and behaviour and three sub-projects to employ different and complementary modelling
The SilicoTryp project aims at the creation of a “Silicon Trypanosome”, a comprehensive, experiment-based, multi-scale mathematical model of trypanosome physiology.
Trypanosomes are blood-stream parasites transmitted by tsetse flies; they cause African sleeping sickness in humans and livestock. Currently available drugs have severe side effects, and the parasites are rapidly developing resistance.
In this project, we collect a wide range of new experimental data on the parasite in its various