Congratulations Dr. Joseph Masison!

Posted on: April 14, 2023

We're organizing ICSB 2023.

Posted on: November 4, 2022

Postdoc position to develop computational methods for COPASI.

Posted on: August 31, 2022

Farewell to Dr. Baig.

Posted on: August 23, 2022

Farewell to Dr. Koshy-Chenthittayil.

Posted on: August 23, 2022

Hasan Baig joins our team.

Posted on: February 27, 2020

We're organizing ICSB 2020!

Posted on: November 8, 2019.

Postdoc position to develop computational methods for COPASI.

Posted on: July 12, 2019.

Farewell to Dr. Abhishekh Gupta!

Posted on: July 12, 2019.

Farewell to Dr. Jignesh Parmar!

Posted on: June 28, 2019.

Postdoc position for Agent-Based Simulations of mixed species biofilm formation.

Postdoc needed with computational/math background to work on agent-based modeling of biofilms.

Posted on: March 26, 2018.

Abhishekh Gupta joins our team.

Welcome to Dr. Abhishekh Gupta who has joined our team to work on the COPASI project.

Posted on: July 7, 2017

New E. coli central metabolism model published.

PLOS Computational Biology article has most accurate E. coli central metabolism model to date.

Posted on: March 9, 2017

Postdoc position to develop and implement algorithms for COPASI.

Position now closed.

Posted on: January 9, 2017. Updated on: March 9, 2017.

Pedro Mendes joined University of Connecticut as full-time faculty on July 1, 2016.

New chapter in our group.

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Our group is organizing a COPASI Conference, May 12-13, 2016.

2016 Computational Modelling with COPASI.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2016

New paper on network effect of kinetic isotope effects.

We investigate kinetic isotope effects at the systems level.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2015

Postdoc position to work on COPASI in Manchester, UK

Postdoc needed for developing the COPASI software.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014

Postdoc position in iron metabolism modeling in Farmington, CT

Postdoc needed for modeling iron metabolism using COPASI.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2014

Liver iron model highlighted in BioModels

Posted on: Jun 9, 2014

CMSB 2014

12th International Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology.

Posted on: Mar 11, 20 14


We are organizing the HARMONY 2014 hackathon here in Manchester.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2014

Pedro Mendes leaves VBI

Pedro Mendes ended his position at VBI at the end of 2013.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2014

Congratulations Dr. Simon Mitchell!

Simon Mitchell successfully defended his thesis entitled "A Computational model of human iron metabolism".

Posted on: Dec 29, 2013

Human metabolic reconstruction published (Recon2)

The metabolic modeling community has curated information from five models to create the most comprehensive model of human metabolism to date.

Posted on: Mar 03, 2013

Detailed model of the translation machinery published

A new publication in Molecular Systems Biology includes a detailed model of translation (the protein synthesis machinery) constructed in our group.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2013

Congratulations Dr. Natalie Stanford!

Natalie Stanford successfully defended her thesis entitled "Towards a full genome-scale model of yeast metabolism".

Posted on: Nov 29, 2011

New article on combinatorial drug design for inflammation

Our work on using evolutionary algorithms to design drug combinations against inflammation has been published in Nature Chemical Biology.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011

Workshops on Modelling and Simulation using COPASI (USA and UK)

Two 3-day workshops on our software COPASI will be organized in Manchester and Blacksburg this Summer.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2011

Pedro's blog is now active

New blog created for Pedro Mendes.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2009

Workshop on Modelling and Simulation using COPASI, 28-30/07/2009

Manchester Centre for Integrative Systems Biology announces a workshop on Modelling and simulation using COPASI, to take place 28-30 July 2009.

Posted on: Jun 04, 2009

2 Positions Open for Professors in Systems Biology

The University of Manchester and the Manchester Centre for Integrative Systems Biology wish to appoint two new Professors in Systems Biology.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2009

Postdoc position open for IL-1 modelling

A BBSRC-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position is now open to carry out modelling and simulation of the Interleukin-1 associated network particularly its activation by reactive oxygen species. Candidates are sought with experience of modelling biological systems, particularly with SBML-compliant software such as COPASI or Cell Designer.

Posted on: Oct 07, 2008

SBRML — draft proposal for a results markup language

We propose a specification for systems biology modelling results to complement the existing SBML standard. This draft proposal is being made available for discussion, mainly at the SBML Forum in Gothenburg, Sweden (Aug 27-28, 2008). SBRML draft available here.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2008

DREAM competition in silico networks

In silico networks used for the DREAM competition have been unveiled

Posted on: Dec 01, 2007

New website and new location

The new website of Pedro Mendes' group is here at

Posted on: Dec 01, 2007