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All biological systems must respond to perturbations in the environments in which they exist.

Resilience is the capacity of the system to return to an original state after a perturbation.

The Biological Resilience Integration Institute reintegrates biological research through the theme of resilience.

Uncovering the Secrets of Resilience in Nature (video)
Tufts biology researchers are studying species from birds and tadpoles to fruit flies seeking to understand their strength in face of natural and manmade challenges

The Tufts University Biological Resilience Integration Institute is funded by a grant from the Biology Integration Institutes Program of the National Sciences Foundation (Grant # 2021362).