Svetlana Borinskaya (b. in Kolomna city, Moscow region, Russia) ::: Article

Specialist in molecular genetics, doctor of biological sciences. In 1980 graduated from the Moscow State University, Department of Biology. Worked at the Research Institute for Biological Tests of Chemical Compounds, later joined the All-Union Research Institute for Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms (Moscow). Author of more than 30 scientific and scientific popular writings, incl. the following ones (together with Prof. N.Yankovsky): "Human Genome: Threads of Fate" ("Chemistry and Life", 4/1998); "Structure of Prokaryote Genome" ("Molecular Biology", Vol. 33, 6/1999); "Our History Recorded in DNA" ("Nature", 6/2001); "Human Genome: Achievements and Perspectives" (Herald of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 2003) and others; also "Genes and Behavior" (with E.Rogaev, "Chemistry and Life", 3/2000); "Computer Genomics: in Search of Genes" (with M.Gelgand, A.Mironov; "Chemistry and Life", 2/2001); "Ethnogenomics: History with Geography" (with E.Khusnutdinova; "Human Being", 1/2002) and others. The Russian Foundation for Fundamental Researches Contests' winner for Best Scientific Popular Article (1999-2000). Participated in international scientific conferences, incl. "Human Origins & Disease Meeting" (Spring Harbour, 2002), "The Third International Conference on Bioinformatics of Genome Regulation and Structure" (Novosibirsk, 2002), "The 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research" (Santa Fe, 2002) and others. Appeared in telecasts on the main Russian TV channels, and in the broadcast series on the "Govorit Moskva" channel. She focuses on molecular genetics, bacteria genomics, human genome, behavior genome, nations' genetic diversity. Currently is Senior Research Fellow at the Genome Analysis Laboratory, N.Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow).


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I. LABORATORY: science and technology

Svetlana Borinskaya. Genomics and Biotechnology: Science at the Beginning of the Third Millennium.

Mikhail Gelfand. Computational Genomics: from the Wet Lab to Computer and Back.

Irina Grigorjan, Vsevolod Makeev. Biochips and Industrial Biology.

Valery Shumakov, Alexander Tonevitsky. Xenotransplantation as a Scientific and Ethic Problem.

Abraham Iojrish. Legal Aspects of Gene Engineering.

Pavel Tishchenko. Genomics: New Science in the New Cultural Situation.
II. FORUM: society and genomic culture

Eugene Thacker. Darwin's Waiting Room.

Critical Art Ensemble. The Promissory Rhetoric of Biotechnology in the Public Sphere.

SubRosa. Sex and Gender in the Biotech Century.

Ricardo Dominguez. Nano-Fest Destiny 3.0: Fragments from the Post-Biotech Era.

Birgit Richard. Clones and Doppelgangers. Multiplications and Reproductions of the Self in Film.

Sven Druehl. Chimaera Phylogeny: From Antiquity to the Present.
III. TOPOLOGY: from biopolitics to bioaesthetics

Boris Groys. Art in the Age of Biopolitics.

Stephen Wilson. Art and Science as Cultural Acts.

Melentie Pandilovski. On the Phenomenology of Consciousness, Technology, and Genetic Culture.

Roy Ascott. Interactive Art: Doorway to the Post-Biological Culture.
IV. INTERACTION CODE: artificial life

Mark Bedau. Artificial Life Illuminates Human Hyper-creativity.

Louis Bec. Artificial Life under Tension.

Alan Dorin. Virtual Animals in Virtual Environments.

Christa Sommerer, Laurent Mignonneau. The Application of Artificial Life to Interactive Computer Installations.
V. MODERN THEATRE: ars genetica

George Gessert. A History of Art Involving DNA.

Kathleen Rogers. The Imagination of Matter.

Brandon Ballengee. The Origins of Artificial Selection.

Marta de Menezes. The Laboratory as an Art Studio.

Adam Zaretsky. Workhorse Zoo Art and Bioethics Quiz.
VI. IMAGE TECHNOLOGY: ars chimaera

Joe Davis. Monsters, Maps, Signals and Codes.

David Kremers. The Delbruck Paradox. Version 3.0.

Eduardo Kac. GFP Bunny.

Dmitry Bulatov. Ars Chimaera.

Valery Podoroga. Rene Descartes and Ars Chimaera.
VII. METABOLA: tissue culture and art

Ionat Zurr. Complicating Notions of Life - Semi-Living Entities.

Oron Catts. Fragments of Designed Life - the Wet Palette of Tissue Engineering.

Dmitry Prigov. Speaking of Unutterable.

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