ART FOR SCIENCE'S SAKE

Synthetic Muscle

Date: May, 2017

Materials: Acrylic and Ink on Wood

Size: 20” x 24”

Cells have the ability to communicate and influence each other through complex, specific pathways. Using synthetic biology, Dr. Leonardo Morsut, Assistant Professor of Stem Cell Biology at USC, seeks to understand these pathways and eventually use tissue engineering to design complex, precise tissues through the cells’ own existing faculties.

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