Posts Tagged ‘Cells I See’

Right Turn: Science is art and art inspires science

Author: Stacey Johnson, 07/28/17

“Anyone who views something under a microscope or through a telescope will tell you that science is art, and that art is the perfect way to convey science.” (Amanda Kwieraga) If you wander through the office where I work, you will come to the same conclusion. The submissions we have received from several years of…Read more

Right Turn: An art science exhibit on Drs. Till & McCulloch

Author: Stacey Johnson, 07/22/16

You would be hard-pressed to find a Canadian stem cell scientist who doesn’t know that Drs. Jim Till and Ernest McCulloch advanced medical research across the globe with their discovery, in 1961, of blood stem cells at Toronto’s Princess Margaret Hospital, today the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Recently, a group of artists, doctors, scientists and…Read more

Right turn: Who said science and creativity had to be mutually exclusive?

Author: Erin Sugar, 03/25/16

Beautiful things can happen when you combine science, art and technology. (Think STEAM!) Contemporary dancer Paige Fraser has teamed up with Intel to create an artistic piece that uses 18 Intel RealSense cameras to display a whimsical 3D reflection that mimicks her real-life dancing. “The future’s bright when we figure out how to bring together…Read more

Right Turn: There’s beauty in science

Author: Stacey Johnson, 10/03/14

. The colourful, beautiful, whimsical, original, intriguing (I could go on) images that were submitted to CCRM for its Cells I See contest are live on Facebook for your viewing pleasure and votes. Until October 18, 2014 people are encouraged to “like” their favourite image. The one with the most likes will be this year’s…Read more

Right Turn: Return of Cells I See contest

Author: Stacey Johnson, 07/11/14

. Stem cells as art is becoming a recurring theme on Signals. If you want to admire some beautiful stem cell art, there’s Klair Reis’ petri projects, Radha Chaddah’s beautiful photography here, and stem cell images are featured every week on Signals near the bottom of the screen. The images in the Photo of the…Read more

Right Turn: Wherefore art thou stem cell artists?

Author: Stacey Johnson, 06/27/14

.. CCRM’s intrepid communications summer student is back! Erin Sugar dishes on the intersection between health, art and science using an intriguing medium: the Petri plate. In the spirit of the return of the Cells I See art contest (submissions begin mid-July, 2014 – more details in a future Right Turn), this week’s blog features…Read more

Right Turn: “Perceptions of Promise”

Author: Stacey Johnson, 11/29/13

. Science as art is not a new concept. Google the term and you’ll see 2,330,000 hits. Princeton University has been holding an art-science competition since 2005 and the organizers have received hundreds of images from within the university community. The 2013 winners are posted here. In the world of stem cells, there are many…Read more

Right Turn: 7 reasons to enter Cells I See

Author: Lisa Willemse, 08/30/13

. This is the 5th (and perhaps final) edition of Cells I See, an art contest celebrating the beauty and wonder of stem cells. We thought we’d give you some incentive by showcasing last year’s winning entry and by giving you 7 reasons to enter the 2013 contest. The deadline is September 13 — full…Read more

Right Turn: Biting into some incredible art

Author: Lisa Willemse, 04/12/13

Developmental biologists among you may be aware that voting in the Node’s image competition wrapped this week. Five wonderful images were in the running for the cover on a future issue of Development – and bragging rights, of course. I discovered the contest too late to cast my own vote, but thought I’d include my…Read more

2012 Cells I See winners

Author: Stem Cell Network, 05/11/12

  By all accounts, the 35 entries in this year’s Cells I See Art Contest & Gallery Showing were among the best we’ve ever had. Certainly, there were more than we’d ever seen before (view them all here) — so many, in fact, that we had to clear an entire lounge space at the host hotel just…Read more