A Fight Worth Watching: Systems Biology vs. Metastates | GenomeWeb

MIT broke ground on a new cancer center last week, the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, which will bring scientists and engineers together to study cancer metastates. The 350,000-square foot center is set to open in late 2010, according to this article in Scientific American, and as a collaborative effort "may be the best means of putting to practical use the emerging (and still esoteric) field of systems biology."

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