5 June 2014
Biocom and the San Diego International Airport Art Program announce the return of the cell culture exhibit, a showcase of art from microscopic research contributing to life-changing breakthroughs taking place in the Southern California region.
The “Taking Art to the Cellular Level” exhibit is part of Converg(Ing)genuities, a collective exhibition inspired by the creative intersection of art, science, and technology. Twelve different artists and organizations were selected based on their creativity, unique use of media and relevance to the theme. The exhibition is intended to create an imaginative and interactive experience for airport passengers.
The exhibit was made possible by academic and research institutions in the San Diego region, including: Department of Bioengineering, Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Engineering and medicine, University of California San Diego and Nanovision Biosciences, Inc.
Biocom is one of the largest regional life science associations in the world, representing more than 600 member companies in Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that position the region´s life science industry competitively on the world stage, and on the development and delivery of innovative products that improve health and quality of life. Its website is at http://www.biocom.org