### 1. Switching dimensions: beating the diffusion speed limit

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Author: M. Hinczewski

Based on: L. Mirny *et al.*, "How a protein
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### 2. The perils of prions: mad cows and cannibals

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Author: M. Hinczewski

Based on: Knowles, T.P. *et al.*, "An analytical solution to the kinetics of breakable filament assembly", Science 326, 1533 (2009). DOI

### 3. Chaperones to the rescue

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Author: M. Hinczewski

Based on: M.J. Todd, G.H. Lorimer, D. Thirumalai, "Chaperonin-facilitated protein folding: Optimization of rate and yield by an iterative annealing mechanism", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93, 4030 (1996). DOI

### 4. Adaptation and cooperation

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Author: M. Hinczewski

Based on: C.H. Hansen, R.G. Endres, N.S. Wingreen, "Chemotaxis in Escherichia coli: a molecular model for robust precise adaptation", PLoS Comput. Biol. 4, e1 (2008). DOI

### 5. A tale of two scallops

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Author: M. Hinczewski

Based on: E. Lauga, D. Bartolo, "No many-scallop theorem: Collective locomotion of reciprocal swimmers", Phys. Rev. E 78, 030901R (2008). DOI

### 6. Cost and precision of Brownian clocks

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Authors: N. Kodama, B. Kuznets-Speck, J. Moran, S. Musilli, N. Ramey, C. Weisenberger

Based on: A.C. Barato, U. Seifert "Cost and Precision of Brownian Clocks" Phys. Rev. X 6, 041053 (2016). DOI

### 7. Models of tumor progression: two-type branching processes

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Authors: M. Beem, B. Eck, M. Kang, A. Krajewski, L. Marcich, C. Reed, B. Shultes, A. Smerglia

Based on: T. Antal, P.L. Krapivsky, "Exact solution of a two-type branching process: models of
tumor progression", J. Stat. Mech. P08018 (2011). DOI

### 8. Hamsters, cows, and infectious dimers: the secret life of prions

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Authors: J. Carlen, E. Larkin, E. Shanley, B. Sunday, L. Thompson, P. Turner, T. Wang

Based on: A.S. Ferreira, M.A. Silva, J.C. Cressoni, "Stochastic Modeling Approach to the Incu-
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### 9. The physics of chemoreception

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Authors: R. Adkins, K. Darrah, A. Ferris, G. Santiago, G. Schumacher, J. Ziegler

Based on: H.C. Berg, E.M. Purcell, "Physics of Chemoreception", Biophys. J. 20, 193 (1977). DOI

### 10. Of protein carts and DNA railroads: helicase unwinding of DNA

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Authors: M. Blachman, M. Conley, K. Crowley, S. Iram, J. Osborne, K. Premasiri

Based on: M.D. Betterton, F. Jülicher, "A Motor that Makes Its Own Track: Helicase Unwinding of DNA", Phys. Rev. Lett. 25, 81031 (2003). DOI

### 11. The evolution of DNA strands

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Authors: N. Barendregt, J. Broderick, A. Gross, M. Korman, C. Pozderac, N. Starkman

Based on: C. Arnold, "Evolution Runs Faster on Shorter Timescales", Quanta (2017). Link

### 12. Signal transduction via protein kinase

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Authors: B. Andrews, R. Bhatt, G. Hildebrandt, N. Shaffer, J. Wang

Based on: R. Heinrich, B.G. Neel, T.A. Rapoport, "Mathematical models of protein kinase signal transduction", Molec. Cell 9, 957 (2002). DOI

### 13. How a well-adapted immune system is organized

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Authors: C. Cai, Y. Han, G. Hessler, P. Thompson

Based on: A. Mayer, V. Balasubramanian, T. Mora, A.M. Walczak, "How a well-adapted immune system is organized", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 5950 (2015). DOI

### 14. Are bacteria more efficient than us?

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Authors: N. Abuyazid, J. Kishbaugh-Maish, B. Schissel, E. Schnittman, G. Singh

Based on: A. Maitra, K.A. Dill, "Bacterial growth laws reflect the evolutionary importance of energy efficiency", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 406 (2014). DOI