Biology

Virus Capsid Geometries and the Coral Reef Ark Project.

In 2024, I was invited to join the Coral Reef Ark project. In an effort to better understand at-risk coral reefs and help support and preserve them, marine virologist Forest Rohwer and doctoral candidate Jason Baer have launched structures called Coral Arks that act like floating zoos into the ocean.

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“Unlocking Lymphoma Pathways” and other Publication Covers

My art has been used on the cover of scientific publications, and I have also been invited to create specific art for covers. This always triggers a short period of informing myself on the content of the publication and leads me to learn more about all this wonderful biology. I recently completed my latest cover for a PhD thesis on using immunogenetics and protein markers for the early detection of lymphoma.

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Art and Bacteria in Heidelberg, Germany

In February 2013, I was an invited speaker for an EMBO – PVC Conference in Heidelberg, Germany.
A year before the conference, I received an email from Dr. C. Jogler, who wanted to now why I had chosen this Planctomyces bacterium for my print and where I found the texture that I applied on the bacterium because they had only observed it in detail very recently.

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