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Call for Papers:

The Thirteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems
will be held at Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
July 19-22, 2012        

Tracks will include:

Evolution in Action -- including evolutionary dynamics, simulations of evolution, developmental systems, experimental evolution, viral and bacterial evolution, evolution of drug resistance

Behavior and Intelligence -- including animal behavior, evolution of cognition and intelligence,  evolutionary robotics, embedded systems

Collective Dynamics -- including group selection, evolution and stability of ecosystems, network dynamics, evolution of cooperation and conflict, collective motion and swarming in animals and humans.

Synthetic Biology -- including synthetic cells, synthetic organisms, biological engineering, artificial genetic systems, artificial chemistry, origin of life, paleogenetics

The Humanities and Alife -- including art, music, history and philosophy of aritficial life.

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