Mathematics Colloquium

On the (Un)Reasonable (In)Effectiveness of Mathematics in Biology

Speaker: Stanislas Leibler, The Rockefeller University and Institute for Advanced Study

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 1302

Date: Monday, March 28, 2016, 3:45 p.m.


There is only one thing which is more unreasonable than the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in physics, and this is the unreasonable ineffectiveness of mathematics in biology. –Israel Gelfand