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March 19, 2014 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BFA Fine Arts Department’s Nature and Technology Lab invites you to a Lecture on DIY Biology and New Bio-Materials by Genspace’s Ellen Jorgensen, PhD and Oliver Medvedik, PhD. Genspace is a nonprofi t organization dedicated to promoting citizen science and access to biotechnology. Since 2009 it has served the greater New York area by providing educational outreach, cultural events, and a platform for science innovation at the grassroots level, particularly in the fields of molecular and synthetic biology. Can you imagine growing textiles or using found DNA for investigative forensics? Ellen and Oliver are scientists in residence at the SVA Nature & Technology Lab, the fi rst Bio Art Lab in a Fine Arts Department in America. / bioart.sva.edu