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BioDesign Challenge: info sessions

February 28, 2017 / 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Poster with "Join the SVA NYC Team, learn create grow, Biodesign Challenge" in white text on the top half of the poster, description on the bottom half of the poster in white and pink text, a woman is depicted reaching for a lightbulb that's connected to metal structures leading to various tables and stations in the center of the poster


February 28, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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SVA Bio Art Lab
335 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Join the SVA NYC Team

Collaborate with an ambitious group of SVA students and alumni to create an innovative project inspired by biology. No previous experience necessary and all skill sets appreciated!

Contact us at for more info. Join us on February 28th or March 2nd at 3PM at the SVA Bio Art Lab (335 W 16th Street, 3rd floor) for an information session! Alumni welcome.

The Biodesign Challenge off ers art and design students the opportunity to envision future applications of biotechnology in a competition that highlights student work. Our organizers connect classrooms with a team of biologists and experts to guide the students as they develop their ideas. Students in the Biodesign Challenge explore how to harness these advancements for ourselves and the natural world, how these new applications function, and how they augment our lives and environment.

The winning teams are invited to MoMA to showcase their designs in front of members the academic, industrial, and design communities at the Biodesign Summit in June 2017.