The Turing Centre deciphers the complexity and the dynamics of living systems

CENTURI federates a growing community of biologists, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists and engineers. Numerous teaching and research institutes are involved in our project. Interdisciplinarity is the core principle of the Turing Centre and is central to our activity in research, education and technology.

Institutes involved

Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne

Physics of Living Matter 15

October 01 & 02, 2020 | Online Webinar

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07sep13 h 30 min14 h 30 minEXTERNAL SEMINAR – Raluca Eftimie (Dundee University)

14sep13 h 30 min14 h 30 minINTERNAL SEMINAR – Christophe Eloy (IRPHE)

30sep14 h 00 min15 h 00 minEXTERNAL WEBINAR – Lisa Manning (Syracuse University)


12oct13 h 30 min14 h 30 minEXTERNAL WEBINAR – Kristian Franze (University of Cambridge)

19oct13 h 30 min14 h 30 minINTERNAL SEMINAR – Elisabeth Rémy (I2M)

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PUBLICATION | Active mucus–cilia hydrodynamic coupling

4 September 2020

A new article about active mucus–cilia hydrodynamic coupling has recently been published in Nature Physics. This article is the fruit of a collaboration between AMU, CINAM, IBDM, IRMB and M2P2.

PUBLICATION | Turning the body into a clock

17 June 2020

A new article about the mechanism of adaptative behavior, collaboration between the INMED and the IRPHE , has recently been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

CENTURI Postdoc call 2020

2 March 2020

CENTURI is recruiting up to 8 Postdocs to start from October 2020, for two years! Recruited candidates will join our vibrant interdisciplinary community in Marseille (France).   Applications to our call will be open until April 17. Candidates can either apply to one of the advertised CENTURI projects or submit their own project, providing that…

Physics of Living Matter is back in Marseille

20 February 2020

For the second time, PLM is co-organised by Cambridge University and the Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI). Physics of Living Matter (PLM 15) will take place in Marseille, France, on October 1st and 2nd, 2020!

CENTURI PhD call 2020 |18 open positions in Marseille

15 January 2020

The Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI) wishes to attract talented PhD students to the Luminy campus. To do so, CENTURI will fund up to 18 PhD positions to start in 2020.

CENTURI recruits group leaders – Apply now

14 January 2020

CENTURI seeks to attract outstanding computer scientists, physicists, or mathematicians with a theoretical and/or computational biology project.

CENTURI 2019 Scientific meeting – A rich and exciting scientific time in Cargèse

22 October 2019

In early October 2019, CENTURI organised the 2019 edition of its annual scientific meeting. Entitled “Self-organization in multicellular systems”, the conference gathered about 90 participants in Cargèse (Corsica, France)

4 new group leaders at the Turing Centre for Living Systems

24 April 2019

4 new group leaders joined CENTURI at the beginning of 2019. A focus on these newcomers on the Luminy campus…

CENTURI 2019 Scientific Meeting – Self-organization in multicellular systems

18 April 2019

CENTURI is organising an interdisciplinary scientific meeting from Sept. 30 to Oct. 04, 2019.

Job Offer – 5 Postdoc positions available

27 February 2019

CENTURI is recruiting up to 5 postdocs. Deadline for applications: April 26, 2019.

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