The Center for Living Systems (CLS) at the University of Chicago is a National Science Foundation Physics Frontier Center.  

The CLS will develop theoretical and experimental approaches to develop the physics of adaptation in strongly driven systems and tackle understanding of how living matter enables adaptive responses from molecular to ecosystem scales and physiological and evolutionary time. Center faculty come from 10 UChicago departments across the physical and biological sciences.  The Center will support seed projects, operate shared facilities, develop educational programs to impact physics education and run outreach to enhance STEM appreciation in our local community. 

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