Calvin Jan:: Projects and Ideas

  Department: Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology






  Design by Sequence

"Twist of Fate"
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Genetic Art Proposal

"True Color"
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Five of my favorite links on the topic of genetic arts:
These pieces were especially exciting. They allowed for the capture of images in a living medium with a high degree of control. Innovative, simple and elegant.
I thought these cups captured some of the pertinent issues surrounding genetic engineering in a fun, sometimes cynical manner.
Eduardo Kac is one of the leading artists to explore the possibilities genetics has to offer art. I personally found this work more interesting than Alba, his GFP bunny.
With the completion of the human genome project, a new problem has emerged in biology. How do we deal with all the information we1ve sequenced? This site documents an artist1s approach to the daunting task of managing the code of life.
Leonardo is a rich resource. I have not linked to any specific page; rather, I encourage readers to explore the site. The Art + Bio is of particular interest.