Above : "Science Festival" is written with standard lab bacteria (E.coli). The letters are expressing Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP), so they also fluoresce under UV light.
This year the Department of Genetics made significant contributions to the Cambridge Science Festival, with events in both the marquee and in the Department running over the weekend of 12-13 March.
Above: Channelling that inner Van Gogh - Art meets science! An image of a jellyfish was used because GFP can be isolated from the Crystal Jellyfish
Image above : Visitors proudly display their impressive gummy bear DNA