Dipl.-Phys. Dr. Andrea Loettgers


Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2020, Magnetized Memories: Analogies and Templates in Model Transfer. in S Holm & M Serban (eds), Philosophical Perspectives on the Engineering Approach in Biology: Living Machines?. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 123-140. <https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/edit/10.4324/9781351212243-9/magnetized-memories-tarja-knuuttila-andrea-loettgers>


Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2018, Models as Experimental Objects: Mathematical and Synthetic Modeling in the Study of Genetic Circuits. in IF Peschard & BC van Fraassen (eds), The Experimental Side of Modeling. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 21.


Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2017, Mathematization in Synthetic Biology: Analogies, Templates, and Fictions. in J Lenhard & M Carrier (eds), Mathematics as a Tool: tracing new roles of mathematics in the sciences. 1 edn, Springer International Publishing AG , Cham, Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, vol. 327, pp. 37-56. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54469-4_3


Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2016, Contrasting Cases: The Lotka-Volterra Model Three Times. in T Sauer & R Scholl (eds), The Philosophy of Historical Case Studies. Springer, pp. 151 - 178.



Loettgers, A 2013, 'Metaphors advance scientific research', Nature, vol. 502, no. 7471, pp. 303-303.


Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2013, Synthetic biology as an engineering science? analogical reasoning, synthetic modelling, and integration. in H Andersen (ed.), New Challenges to Philosophy of Science. Springer, Dordrecht [u.a.], The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective, vol. 4, pp. 163-177. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-5845-2_14

Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2012, The Productive Tension: Mechanisms vs. Templates in Modeling the Phenomena. in P Humphreys & C Imbert (eds), Models, simulations, and representations. 1 edn, Routledge, New York [u.a.], Routledge studies in the philosophy of science, vol. 9, pp. 3-24. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203808412




Loettgers, A 2007, The Hopfield model and its role in the development of synthetic biology. in IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings. pp. 1470-1475. https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2007.4371175


Abstraction is (Much) More than Omission: Alon's Network Motifs Reconsidered

Andrea Loettgers (Speaker) & Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)

11 Nov 2021

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(Un)Easily Possible Synthetic Biology

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

11 Nov 2021

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A computational approach to the philosophical discussion of model transfer

Maximilian Noichl (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

17 Sep 2021

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Ontological Agnosticism about Topological Explanations

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

15 Sep 202118 Sep 2021

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Success or not? Two models of collective phenomena

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

7 Jul 2021

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Transdisciplinary Template Application: The Kuramoto Model

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

Jul 2021

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Evolutionary Innovations: Explorations of Immense Libraries or Adjacent Empty Niches?

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

16 Jun 2021

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Evolutionary Innovations: Explorations of Immense Libraries or Adjacent Empty Niches?

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

3 Jun 2021

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A computational analysis of interdisciplinary model template transfer

Maximilian Noichl (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

16 Mar 2021

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In Sync Across Disciplines: A Computational Approach to Template Transfer

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Andrea Loettgers (Speaker) & Maximilian Noichl (Speaker)

Mar 2021

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Ontological agnosticism about topological explanations

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

2 Dec 2020

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What Do We See When Cells Blink?

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

31 Aug 20203 Sep 2020

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Abstraction in Systems Biology (And Beyond)

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

6 Mar 20207 Mar 2020

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Analogies and Templates in Model Transfer: the Statistical Physics of Associative Memory

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

11 Sep 201914 Sep 2019

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Multiple Modeling in Tackling Epistemic Opacity

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

28 Nov 201830 Nov 2018

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Modelling in Multiple Modalities – Triangulating Mathematical, Synthetic and Electronic Circuits

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Andrea Loettgers (Speaker) & Rami Koskinen (Speaker)

2 Oct 2018

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Exploring Genetic Regulation: Modeling in (Multiple) Materialities

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

3 Sep 20187 Sep 2018

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Definitions of life – why should we care (in astrobiology and elsewhere)?

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

3 Nov 20165 Nov 2016

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How to Understand Abstraction in Modeling Complex Systems

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

3 Aug 20158 Aug 2015

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The Lotka-Volterra Model Revisited

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

21 Nov 201422 Nov 2014

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Modeling/Experimenting: Constructing Synthetic Genetic Circuits

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

27 Jun 201428 Jun 2014

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Concrete Fictions: Synthetic Genetic Circuits in the Study of Biological Organization

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

28 Aug 201331 Aug 2013

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Interdisciplinarity at the Grassroots Level: The Modeling Practice of Synthetic Biology

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

1 Feb 20132 Feb 2013

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Synthetic Modeling and the Mechanistic Account: Material Recombination and Beyond

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

15 Nov 201217 Nov 2012

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Mathematization in Synthetic Biology: Analogies, Templates, and Fictions

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

9 Aug 201211 Aug 2012

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Synthetic Modeling and the Mechanistic Account: Material Recombination and Beyond

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

14 Jun 201216 Jun 2012

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Synthetic Biology: The Combinatorial Modeling Practice

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

23 Feb 201224 Feb 2012

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Varieties of Noise: Analogical Reasoning in Systems Biology

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

18 Aug 201120 Aug 2011

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Synthetic Biology and the Functional Meaning of Noise

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

22 Jun 201124 Jun 2011

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The Combinatorial Modeling Strategy of Synthetic Biology

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

2 May 20113 May 2011

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Synthetic Modeling and Functional Meaning of Noise

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

1 Apr 20113 Apr 2011

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Synthetic Biology and the Functional Meaning of Noise

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

3 Mar 20114 Mar 2011

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An Artefactual Approach to Scientific Modeling

Tarja Knuuttila (Invited speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Invited speaker)

6 Jan 20117 Jan 2011

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Modeling and Experimenting: The Combinatorial Strategy in Synthetic Biology

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

15 Oct 201017 Oct 2010

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Templates vs. Mechanisms? The Lotka-Volterra Model Reconsidered

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

28 May 200930 May 2009

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Templates vs. Mechanisms? The Lotka-Volterra Model Reconsidered

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker) & Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)

6 Mar 20098 Mar 2009

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