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.  He is making a large Buddha sculpture from recycled cell culture plates that recites the whole human genome sequence as a mantra and will talk about Buddhist art from Southeast Asia and its use in this project.