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Abid Javed

in Manchester

Proteins R Us

PRESENTED ON JUN 13, 2013
IN MANCHESTER @ VOL 5

Abid Javed tells us a bit about the different proteins in the body, and about their various functions, such as creating energy. Through his own drawings he teaches about various proteins, illustrating their differing shapes and how they do their jobs.  

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Stem Cell Art

BY IRWIN ADAM EYDELNANT
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 27, 2012

Irwin Adam is a chemical engineer, but all of his friends are designers. After a crazy journey through Siberia, he moved to Toronto from Montreal. Inspired by his designer friends, he's turning 2D stem cells into microscopic 3D art.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 27, 2013.

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30,000 Foot View of Biology

BY BRITT WRAY
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 05, 2013

Britt Way, a radio documentray producer in Toronto, uses her biologist background and radio skills to talk about the development of biology today, especially concerning deextinction. As many of us know, we are living in the Sixth Extinction and our need to play God is more pressing then ever. She shows solutions to right the wrongs that we have created in several interesting and unconventional ways. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 1, 2014.

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Nature Boy

BY JUSTIN GIBBENS
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

An adventurous nature boy and artist Justin Gibbens was fascinated with drawing animals and birds since childhood. Eventually he found his passion and forte in the natural science illustration. He takes us through his art blurring the line between science fiction and scientific facts and believes that in our mysterious life the truest expressions of ourselves happen when we do what we love and we are best at!

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When Art and Science Collide

BY YOKO SHIMIZU
@ VOL 132 ON JAN 27, 2016

“I wanted to learn the beautiful mechanism of the universe, nature, and life. So i studied biology and chemistry in my university. And that’s when i thought ‘how cool would it be to integrate all of this into art?’”

In When Art and Science Collide from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 132,  contemporary artist and science researcher Yoko Shimizu details her work. One may think that art and Science are total opposites but not Yoko. She finds that the beauty of the scientific principles that surround us to be timeless, limitless, and inspirational. Yoko –who has won many awards her scientific artworks– creates installations that integrate both art and science.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, February 6th, 2016. 

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Bioscienz

BY WIM DE LAAT
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 24, 2016

Gaat het er in het BioscienZ lab van wetenschapper Wim de Laat net zo aan toe als bij mad genius Walt?

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The Art of Biology

BY MEHDI DOUMI
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Mehdi Doumi is from Algeria and England, studied biomedical engineering, and is a technical leader in Research and Innovation at L’Oreal USA - researching human perception of cosmetic products.  He has been part of NPO Ligo Project, promoting science in U.S. culture through humor and videography.  He also enjoys carpentry, improv, and drawing satirical cartoons.  Over the last 4 years he has committed himself to creating abstract artwork to any K-12 educator across the USA.  He hopes that each art piece stimulates student curiosity about math and science topics, especially in a challenging teaching environment.

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Light-Science & Art

BY BRIENNE WILLCOCK
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Brienne Willcock is a lighting designer and LED nerd. She joins us once again to talk about the art and science behind lighting design.

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GPCRs: The Real Gateway Drug

BY ERIC REFSLAND
@ VOL 8 ON MAY 05, 2017

Eric Refsland is a scientist and a damn good one! He works at NIH in infectious diseases. As such, he works with proteins and how drugs can potentially effect them. Listen to his presentation about the proteins called GPCRs, which are at the center of drug development.

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Potato Protein

BY JESPER MALLING SCHMIDT
@ VOL 0 ON SEP 22, 2017

Jesper Malling Schmidt, PhD, from Aarhus University gives an in-depth talk about potatoes as a future source of protein, including the roadblocks ahead and how his research aims to beat them.