When artists meet cancer research scientists

In an effort to outreach to the public and bridge between disciplines, we often discuss our research questions and/or findings with artists. The results of such exchanges are represented here by some of their art”



Art 1: Terra incognita. Scientists are explorers that know that there is something there that needs to be discovered. Artist: Nathalie Laschet: http://www.nathalielaschet.com


Art 2: Breast. A schematic of a human breast. This drawing has been used for the logo of the ENBDC and BBC. Artist: Nathalie Laschet: http://www.nathalielaschet.com


Art 3: Cell Roses. Inspired from a picture of invasive breast cancer cells grown as 3D culture and published in Aceto et al. Nature Medicine. Artist: Nathalie Laschet: http://www.nathalielaschet.com


Art 4: Dissemination. Inspired by the studies of Britschgi et al., published in Cancer Cell on drug resistant metastasis. And reviewed in Drug resist updates. Artist: Nathalie Laschet: http://www.nathalielaschet.com


Art 5: Maternity. Inspired by the studies of Meier-Abt et al. on the protective effect of an early pregnancy on breast cancer. Published in BCR x2 and reviewed in Cancer Res. Artist: Nathalie Laschet: http://www.nathalielaschet.com


Art 6: Tumor heterogeneity: the thread connecting the research of our team! Artist: Kamal Lakhdar: facebook page. (Moroccan painter) 


Art 7: The breast Artist: Kamal Lakhdar: facebook page. (Moroccan painter) 


Art 8: On scientific discoveries Artist: Kamal Lakhdar: facebook page. (Moroccan painter)

 
Art 9: The proteasome inspired by the studies of Britschgi et al. Nature  Artist: Nathalie Laschet: http://www.nathalielaschet.com


Art 10: A generous gift of ceramics with our lab’s logo. Artist: Pat King:  https://www.ceramics-online.ch/patrick-king/


Art 11: Stress (in preparation). Inspired by our studies on the effect of stress hormones on metastasis. Obradovic et al. Nature. Artist: Valérie Merli www.callicrea.com : coming soon


Art 12: Inspired by our work on metastasis colonisation. Zilli et al. EMM 2021. Artist: Priska auf Der Mauer, PhD student, Bentires-Alj lab : coming soon


Art 13 and 14: Breast cancer dormancy (in preparation). Inspired by our studies on breast tumor dormancy. Correia et al. 2021 Artist: Valérie Merli www.callicrea.com : coming soon