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UC Los Angeles Sci Center + Lab presents: “Inhabitants of the Land of Silk” and “LASER Symposium”

when: 2014-10-02, starts at 5pm to 9pm
where: Art|Sci Gallery, CNSI 5th Floor

UPCOMING EXHIBITION: Jason Fahrion + UCLA iGEM + Art|Sci Collective
Exhibition Opening, 5 pm + LASER Symposium, 7 pm

Inhabitants of the Land of Silk
October 2nd, 5-7 pm

LASER Symposium
October 2nd, 7-9 pm

From the work of artist Jason Fahrion, who raises silkworms in his garage on local mulberry leaves, to UCLA iGEM’s quest for genetically modifying bacteria to produce fluorescent silk, a cabinet of curiosities at the Art|Sci Gallery weaves a story of silk, and of the biological factories that humans have carefully cultivated to manufacture it. Visit our event page for more information or see who’s attending on Facebook!

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