Evelyn Fox Keller
Articles written in Journal of Biosciences
Volume 29 Issue 1 March 2004 pp 7-13 Perspectives
Volume 30 Issue 1 February 2005 pp 3-10
In an increasing number of biological laboratories, the focus of research is shifting from sequence data to the functional meaning of that data. No longer content with structural mappings, there is a renewed interest abroad in what the United States Department of Energy calls, ’Bringing Genomes to Life’. For many, this means a movement beyond ’reductionism’ to a ’systems biology’. The question is, what does this mean?