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Welcome to The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics

The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) is one of ten Physics Frontiers Centers established by the Physics Division of the National Science Foundation Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS). CTBP is also sponsored by the Division of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB). Additional support comes from the Division of Chemistry (CHE) and the Division of Materials Research (DMR).

CTBP represents a collaboration between researchers at Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Houston, and is housed on the campus of Rice University, Houston, Texas.

CTBP encompasses a broad array of research and training activities at the forefront of the biology-physics interface. Research within CTBP focuses on the following broadly defined areas: Fundamentals of physical genetics; Interacting active elements and biological functionality; Integrated living systems; and Development of Core Methodology.

If you are interested in a postdoctoral position with CTBP, please apply here.



FIS Poster Session 2017

The Frontiers in Science (FIS) Program, one of the many Opportunities for Research in Biophysics, Informatics, and Theoretical Science (ORBITS), ended their summer internship with a poster session on July 26, 2017. The... Read more

Dr. Jose Onuchic Grant featured by Welch Foundation

Dr. José Onuchic's grant was recently featured by The Welch Foundation.

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FIS Undergrads Contribute to Publications

The Frontiers In Science (FIS) Program provides an entry into natural and physical science disciplines for students from all disciplines and academic levels.  These students are able to work with researchers both during the summer and through the academic year as time permits.  One of the... Read more


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