Journal article

Self-organizing circuitry and emergent computation in mouse embryonic stem cells

JD Halley, K Smith-Miles, DA Winkler, T Kalkan, S Huang, A Smith

Stem Cell Research | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Awarded by Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Paul Sumption, Bruce Beckles, and Stephen Emmott and the Biological Computation Group at Microsoft Research Cambridge UK for discussion about coding concepts, Andrew Elefanty, Edouard Stanley, Elizabeth Ng, Brian Hendrich, Jose Silva, Paul Bertone, Nicola Reynolds, Elly Tanaka, Graziano Martello, Sabine Dietmann, Isabelle Nett, Sarah Teichmann and Martin Burd for other helpful discussions, and Alexey Gusev for Figure 1 and Kenneth Goldberg of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for Figure 2. Special thanks go to Jennifer Nichols, Jason Wray, Davide Danovi and Jason Signolet for critical review of the manuscript, and to Business Victoria for a 2009 Victoria Fellowship, which enabled Dr Halley to travel to Canada and the UK where she met Professors Huang and Smith. This study was funded by the Medical Research Council and the European Commission Project EuroSystem.