MDI Biological Laboratory
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to grow up in a family of artists, then end up a scientist? What does thinking like an artist offer the scientist? Can the blending of art and science encourage a more diverse population of students to pursue science, and improve the public understanding of science? Ahna R. Skop, Ph.D., artist and Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will provide a glimpse into her life and how her passion for both art and science has impacted research, education and the communication of science to the public.