The Team

The lab members involved in the yeast art creation process.

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Jasmine Temple

Assistant Research Technician
Research focus: Engineering synthetic yeast communities.

Role in yeast art: Design and synthesis of yeast pigments and strains, artistic design of yeast art pieces and printing.

 

 

Michael Shen

Graduate Student
Research focus: Building communities of synthetic yeast and exploring the relationship of genomic structure to phenotypic function. 

Role in yeast art: Design and synthesis of yeast pigments and strains, design and printing of yeast art.

 

 

 

Leslie Mitchell

Posdoctoral Fellow
Research focus: Eukaryotic chromosome and genome engineering.

Role in yeast art: Design and synthesis of yeast pigments and strains.

 
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Jef Boeke

Professor, Director of the Institute for Systems Genetics (ISG) at NYU School of Medicine
Research focus: Mechanism of retrotransposition in eukaryotes and redesigning and synthesizing entire eukaryotic chromosomes.