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Art and science set to collide at Toledo CellulART Sept. 14

Toledo CellulART, a regional meeting that brings together the art and scientific communities, will take place Friday, Sept. 14, in the UT Center for the Visual Arts on the Toledo Museum of Art Campus.

CellulART celebrates the link between art and science while promoting collaboration, interaction and discussion between cytoskeletal researchers.

This year the keynote talk will be given by Dr. Kenneth Yamada, National Institutes of Health Distinguished Investigator in the Cell Biology Division at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research in Bethesda, Md. He will speak at 1 p.m.

The meeting also will feature a scientist/artist talk by Dr. Edna Cukierman, co-leader of the Pancreas Research Interest Group at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. She will talk at 5:30 p.m.

Throughout the daylong event, there will be oral and poster presentations by faculty members, researchers, and undergraduate and graduate students.

The meeting is sponsored by the American Society for Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton Inc.; Fisher Scientific International Inc.; and by the UT offices of the President and the Provost; the UT College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and the UT Department of Biological Sciences.

For more information regarding registration, abstract submission or the image competition, click here.