Innogen · News · April 10, 2012

Creating with Creation

Innogen's Jane Calvert to participate in Edinburgh International Science Festival event on synthetic biology and making 'biology easier to engineer'.

 


The Edinburgh International Science Festival is under way, and tonight science fiction author Ken MacLeod will chair Creating with Creation – an exciting event with biologist Alistair Elfick, social scientist Jane Calvert and speculative designer Daisy Ginsberg.


Together they will explore the fascinating new frontier of synthetic biology, art and design.


Date & Time: Tuesday, 10 April 2012; 8:00pm


Location: National Museum of Scotland

More info at: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/whats-on/categories/talk/creating-with-creation


Also, don’t miss the rare opportunity to see the classic 1931 version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and afterwards join Alistair Elfick and Jane Calvert for a discussion on synthetic biology and the implications of “playing God.”


The event takes place on Friday, 13 April 2012 at 6:15pm at the Filmhouse.


More info at: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/whats-on/categories/film/frankenstein