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Dan Jay is a visual artist combining art and science with a unique perspective of a scientist's mind and an artist's eye. In the mid-1980's Dan was elected a junior fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows to do science and art and was provided with both a laboratory and an art studio. He is now Dean of the Sackler 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 at Tufts University. Dan develops new art media from scientific materials to express inspiration in science. Dan has shown widely including Harvard University, Massachusetts State House, Boston Convention Center and the Museum of the National Center for Afro-American Artists and the Peabody Essex Museum and has shown internationally in France and Canada.