Life Sciences

A section of Symmetry (ISSN 2073-8994).

Section Information

The Section on Life Sciences of Symmetry deals with all aspects of symmetric/ asymmetric phenomena (structures, shapes, morphologies, geometry, direction, analysis, data, algorithms, models, aesthetics, etc.) in the life sciences, including evolutionary biology, population biology, ecology, genetics, physiology, anatomy, cell biology, molecular biology, the behavioral and neurosciences, mathematical biology, computational biology, medicine, psychology, and biological and molecular engineering, as well as the arts and humanities.

The topics covered in this section include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Proteins
  • Developmental biology
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Biodiversity
  • Fluctuating asymmetry
  • Gene expression
  • Environmental and genetic stress
  • Sexual selection
  • Individual differences
  • Behavioral ecology
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Brain asymmetry
  • Biradial symmetry
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomodels
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomathematics
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Directional asymmetry
  • Antisymmetry (e.g., right-handed or left-handed, handedness, etc.)
  • Symmetries of scale
  • Symmetrical enzymatic reactions
  • Symmetrical geometry
  • Symmetry and biological robustness
  • Spherical symmetry
  • Helical symmetry
  • Broken symmetries
  • Random asymmetries

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