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2017 Consilience Event

ISB hosts its annual Consilience event on May 19 at 1pm. The theme is “Integrating Diverse Approaches to Communicating the Complexities of Science.” This year’s speakers include Dan Goods and David Delgado from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Afroditi Psarra from University of Washington. ISB co-founder Dr. Lee Hood will give opening remarks. Featured artist Ginny Ruffner will present her interactive augmented reality installation “Poetic Hybrids.” The goal of the…

Ginny Ruffner Presents “Aesthetic Engineering” at Institute for Systems Biology

World-renowned artist Ginny Ruffner presents twelve pieces from her “Aesthetic Engineering” series at Institute for Systems Biology. On view from December 2015 to December 2017, the works are throughout the lobby, third and fourth floors. For a tour of the works, contact: communications@isbscience.org “Aesthetic Engineering” presents a dramatic series of large-scale mixed media works by internationally acclaimed glass artist Ginny Ruffner. The series was inspired by recent breakthroughs in genetics and…

ISB President Dr. Lee Hood raises a toast to ISB's Consilience Program during an event at artist Ginny Ruffner's home.

Consilience Program: ISB Co-Hosts Kickoff Event with Cornish

Oct. 2, 2015 –The Consilience Program at Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) was launched in an effort to bring together science, arts and humanities to engage a wider public around ISB’s mission, systems biology approach, and core values. This week, we welcomed renowned medical illustrator David Bolinsky to ISB to speak about his work. Bolinsky is the CEO and Chief Creative Officer of e.mersion studio, LLC. He has had a…