Charlotte Jarvis in collaboration with Dr. Patricia Saragueta & Prof. Susana Chuva de Sousa Lopes
Charlotte Jarvis is an artist working at the intersection of art and science. She has recorded music onto DNA, seen her heart beat outside of her body and is currently making the world's first ‘female sperm’. Charlotte has exhibited her work in eleven international solo shows and over two hundred group exhibitions. Charlotte’s work has won the Bioart and Design Award and been peer-review published in Leonardo Journal. She is currently a lecturer at The Royal College of Art.
Dr. Patricia Saragüeta has a degree and PhD in Chemistry. She is a CONICET Researcher and Professor at the Department of Physiology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of Exact and Natural Sciences, UBA. She is a scientist and artist, interested in genomics, cellular and molecular biology. She works for the meeting of art and science both in her work and at the institutional level. She has published three books of poetry, several articles and many essays.
Prof. Susana Chuva de Sousa Lopes has a PhD from the University Utrecht (Hubrecht Institute). In the last 5 years, her group at the Leiden University Medical Centre has focused on investigating the developmental trajectories of human organs and tissues, with focus on the urogenital system. The Chuva group is among the first to combine single-cell transcriptomics with human exome sequencing. More recently, The Chuva group have characterized the human adult ovary at the single-cell level.