Dr. Root-Bernstein: "The Arts Behind Scientific Discoveries: Where the 'Two Cultures' Are One"

Dr. Root-Bernstein

Monday, April 2, 2012, 12:00 p.m.
Venue: McDermott Suite, McDermott Library
Admission: Free
Season: 2011-12

Arts and Technology Program and the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology present:

Dr. Root-Bernstein is a scientist, humanist, and artist is currently a Professor of Physiology at Michigan State University where he studies the evolution of metabolic control systems, autoimmune diseases, drug development, and the creative process in the sciences and arts. He exhibits his artwork both in group and solo shows and collaborates with the transmedia artist Adam Brown. They are currently exhibiting an installation called "Origins of Life 1.4" that doubles as a working experiment.

He is an editor for LEONARDO, the journal of The International Society for Science, Technology and the Arts, for whom he edits a regular section on ArtScience. He also writes a blog on creativity in art and science with his wife Michele Root-Bernstein called "Imagine That!" on the Psychology Today website: http://blogs.psychologytoday.com/blog/imagine-that 

Bob has written four books, including Discovering and, with Michele, Sparks of Genius.

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Magdalena Grohman
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