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Symbiartic

The art of science and the science of art.

Kalliopi Monoyios is an independent illustrator specializing in the sciences. Her work has appeared in numerous scientific journals, newspapers and textbooks, has been featured on the covers of Nature, Science, and Genesis and has been ripped off by South Park (season 10, episode 12: “Go God Go”). She has illustrated two best-selling popular non-fiction books by Neil Shubin: The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People, and Your Inner Fish; A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body, as well as Jerry Coyne's Why Evolution is True. By creating accurate, intuitive imagery targeted to the right audience, she helps scientists communicate their findings more clearly to their peers and makes their research both interesting and accessible for the public. She dreams of a world where people "get" science. Her work can be found at kalliopimonoyios.com. She tweets @eyeforscience.

Glendon Mellow is a fine artist + illustrator inspired by evolutionary biology. His oil and digital artwork has ranged from fine art commissions to tattoo design to museum display. His illustrations have appeared in books such as The Field Guide to Jewel Beetles of Northeastern North America, Geology in Art and The Open Laboratory, magazines including Earth and Secular Nation,and sites such as io9.com. He has spoken at the Centre for Inquiry Ontario and at ScienceOnline in North Carolina.Glendon has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours degree from York University in Toronto, Canada, where he lives with his wife Michelle & family. Glendon shares his art process at his blog The Flying Trilobite, and tweets @flyingtrilobite. His work can be found at glendonmellow.com.

Katie McKissick is a science writer and cartoonist based in Los Angeles, CA. Her first book is called What’s in Your Genes?and will be in bookstores December 2013. She also has self-published collections of comics like Amoeba Hugs and Other Nonsense and Little Cells available on amazon.com. She currently works for a university science communications office and freelances for educational publishers, writing science lesson plans and content resources for K-12 students. On her blog, Beatrice the Biologist, she strives to make science funny, comprehensible, and engaging with science comics, videos, and ramblings. She tweets @beatricebiology. Her work can be found at www.beatricebiologist.com.

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