The University of Michigan’s Center for Organogenesis unites scientists from many fields who work together to study organ formation, organ function and organ disease. The goal of our research is to use new information gained from these studies to design new and effective strategies to treat disease and repair damaged organs. In the course of this work, we use the microscope and special stains to examine tissues for alterations in structure or function that are characteristic of health or disease. We often marvel at the beauty of these tiny biological structures and share them with you here as BioArtography, a fascinating combination of art and science.
On this site, you can purchase images displayed at the Ann Arbor Art Fair BioArtography Booth. Proceeds from the sale of this work will directly support graduate and postgraduate training at the University of Michigan Center for Organogenesis.
Marietta Van Buhler, GCQM, Center for Organogenesis
2014 BioArtography Jury Selection Committee
Maureen Devine, NCRC Art Program Coordinator
Jessica Joy London, MFA, Independent Fine Artist
Christianne Myers, MFA, Assistant Professor of Theater & Drama, University of Michigan School of Art & Design
Theresa Reid, Ph.D., Theresa Reid, PhD + Associates, Consulting
Greta Weekley, MFA, Independent Fine Artist, Past "Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original" - Juror
Deborah L. Gumucio, Ph.D., Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Linda Samuelson, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Associate Director of the Center for Organogenesis
Santiago Schnell, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Research Associate Professor of Computational Medicine and Biology
Deneen Wellik, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Cell and Developmental Biology and Assistant Director of the Center for Organogenesis
Rebecca Pintar, Administrator, Center for Organogenesis
Marietta Van Buhler, GCQM, BioArtography, Center for Organogenesis and Independent Fine Artist