Closing reception April 27th, 6-9pm. FB event link.
1. mtDNA GenBank Stoles
Gabriel Harp and Ashwathnarayan, 2011
hand-dyed, hand-loomed silk
Mitochondria are organelles that produce chemical energy for cells in humans and other animals, plants, and fungi. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is maternally inherited, allowing biologists to trace evolutionary histories.
These silk weavings reproduce a mtDNA sequence that arose from early inhabitants of South India. Each of the 16567 base-pairs (A, U, G, C) was assigned one …