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An interdisciplinary approach to virus structure and assembly

During an interdisciplinary programme, Statistical Mechanics of Molecular and Cellular Biological Systems, at the Isaac Newton Institute Reidun Twarock, a mathematician from York, and Peter Stockley, an experimental biologist from Leeds, began to collaborate on a mathematical theory of the structure of viruses. For both, the Institute’s programme was a transformative experience since which, with their research teams, they have developed a distinctive integrative interdisciplinary approach to problems that neither discipline could have solved if working in isolation.

University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons