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What happens when you mix equimolar amounts of art and science? The experiment begins this week! Learn about our unique #CRISPR #SciArt artist residency collaboration with Stochastic Labs:
It's #FollowFriday! We want to recommend a new account, @QB3CareerDev. They post useful career development resources for scientists, and if you're in the Bay Area, they organize and share lots of great events.
"[My favorite plant is] maile - it’s a lei plant. It epitomizes Hawaii in a way and has many symbolic meanings. It’s a nice icon for what Hawaii is about and maybe what society should be about." Read our #IGISpeakerSpotlight on @USDA_ARS's Jon Suzuki:
Wonderful talk today from @aindrilam, who made a point to highlight relevant work from pioneering #WomeninSTEM: Mary-Dell Chilton discovered the Ti plasmid and Esther Lederberg discovered lambda phage and F plasmid, AND invented replica plating. Wow.
“We actually don’t know the answer to everything, and most of what scientists do is explore the unknown. That resonated with me as somebody who had been previously more into the arts.” Read our latest #IGISpeakerSpotlight on @UCSF's delightful Peter Turnbaugh (@PTurnbaugh)!