DCBM promote scientific photography exhibition

The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine (DCBM) inaugurated this month the exhibition “ArtDEVO_the hidden beauty of the embryo”,  an exhibition of scientific photography. The exhibition, which was previously at Museum of Natural History, in Lisbon, brings together works of several national researchers belonging to reference centers such as the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Champalimaud Foundation and Instituto de Medicina Molecular de Lisboa. Also on exhibition is the work of University of Algarve researchers – Tomás Azevedo (from CBMR – Centre for Biomedical Research) and Marco Campinho (from CCMAR – Centre of Marine Sciences).

The exhibition is open to the general public until 15th April and can be visited every day, from 9 am to 5:30 pm, at Building 2, Campus de Gambelas.


About the exhibition:

Exhibition organized by the Portuguese Society for Developmental Biology (www.spbd.pt) to mark its 10th year anniversary.

Developmental Biology is the science that studies all the processes involved in the development of a being from fertilization until birth. Since a cell – the egg – which divides to give rise to many millions of cells that have to organize themselves, cooperate, compete, communicate and sometimes die to form a healthy multicellular organism.

Developmental Biology studies all this at the cellular and molecular level! It is from this research that arise countless gorgeous images that we now want to share with you!

The photos on display result from the work of our Developmental Biologists and were selected by an outstanding panel composed of scientists, artists, designers and communicators:

Alexandre Farto_VHILS, António Coutinho, Catarina Ramos, Gil Costa, Luís Barra, Manuel Costa Cabral, Maria Mota, Marta Vitorino, Mónica Bettencourt Dias e Sara Sá.


More information: http://www.museus.ulisboa.pt/pt-pt/art-devo

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