ArtScience IGEM team

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About

As amateurs/novices,we hope to bring our training in the arts and design as 'outsiders' and (hopefully) critical thinkers to synthetic biology, which, no doubt is a powerful tool and paradigm in looking at the life sciences. During the course of the workshop we hope to not only learn the tools and techniques of synthetic biology and come up with a piece of life which reflects our concerns but also use the process to engage with the political, ethical and cultural implications of Synthetic Biology.

People

Akash Hirosh

Dhruv Nawani

Nikhil Patil

Upasana Simha

Sandeep Mathew

Sanya Rai Gupta

Avni Sethi

Neha Bhat

Gautam Vishwanath

Krupakar Dhinakaran

Ideas

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Major Outcomes -

  • Facilitate a group of children to design their 'perfect creature' through visual/tactile media and then draw from these experiences and ideas to build another structure.
  • Basic information on micro biology-synthetic biology becomes accessible in the forms of brochures/charts/posters in the team's work space.

Workshop

Week One

Week Two

Week Three

Week Four


Other

http://www.historyforkids.org/scienceforkids/biology/cells/doing/dna.htm

It is helpful to have an idea of how the other teams are progressing. So, if anyone comes across interesting iGEM team wikis/sites - please put up the links here.

http://igem.uwaterloo.ca/The_UW_iGEM_Team

The IBB Pune Team's wiki [1]

Readings

Art and Politics

Art

Science

Ethics

Design & Technology

Synthetic Biology

General Design Links

http://psd.tutsplus.com/drawing/the-role-of-sketching-in-the-design-process/

http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/iGemSrishti