Daniel Jay

Dan Jay is the Dean of the School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Professor of Developmental Molecular and Chemical Biology and Adjunct Professor of Drawing and Painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, was a junior fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows and a John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Natural Sciences all at Harvard University. He has published extensively on neuroscience and cancer biology.  He is also an active artist making works at the art-science interface and has exhibited and lectured internationally on the art-science interface. His current art series relates Creation Myths, The Big Bang and God using scientific materials to make art. He will talk about art and science in ancient Greece and discuss how they still influence us in these fields today.