Renowned medical illustrator Bang Wong will open this evening event by taking us on a journey to explore visual strategies to meet the analytical challenges...
VizbiPlus - Visualising the Future of Biomedicine
John Shine Room
Renowned medical illustrator Bang Wong will open this evening event by taking us on a journey to explore visual strategies to meet the analytical challenges posed by the unprecedented scale, resolution, and variety of data in biomedical research.
Bang is the creative director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also leads the design and development of the DNAtrium (an exhibition space dedicated to the exploration of the human genome), Bang also writes a monthly column for Nature Methods, is a founder of ClearScience, an elected board member of the Association of Medical Illustrators, a member of the advisory board for Science for the Public and a co-chair for the Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI) workshop series.
Following on, finalists of the VizbiPlus Challenge 2016 will present their artwork inspired by science. After crowning the winner of this year’s challenge, see the premiere of two new biomedical animations from Australia's VizbiPlus Project. Next, selected audience members, whose work bridges art and science, will present lighting talks.
Refreshments are served at the Galleria, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, after the main event.
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