Co-Chief Editor
Journal of Theoretical Biology
Co-Director
Center for Systems Biology

My Mission: To educate others and promote women, math and family values in the scientific community.


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My Favorite Quotes:

  • My Life is ALL math: I spend my time trying to add to my income, divide my time, subtract some weight, and avoid multiplying.
  • All good things come from Brooklyn, and never return there.

  • "In the beginning God created the Heavens and the Earth.....Genesis 1:1"
  • Charles Darwin, Origin of Species, page 450: "There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having originally been breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being evolved"


  • Feature Projects:
    A multi-scale model to predict outcomes of immuno-modulation and drug therapy during TB
    funded by a Multi-scale Modeling Consortium grant sponsored by the National Institutes of Health

    A Multi-scale and multi-system approach to understand granuloma formation in TB


    University of Michigan

    UofM Medical School

    UofM Rackham Graduate School

    UofM Microbiology & Immunology

    UofM Libraries

    UofM Computing Services

    UofM Maps

    Denise E. Kirschner, PhD
    Microbiology and Immunology
    University of Michigan
    Medical School
         6730 Medical Science Building II
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5620
    Phone: (734) 647-7722   Fax: (734) 647-7723
    E-mail: kirschne@umich.edu