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Hunter Cole: BioArtist

Dr. Hunter Cole, formerly known as Hunter O'Reilly, is a Lecturer in Loyola University Chicago's Department of Biology. She integrates art and science through her paintings, drawing and teaching. Her paintings have been featured on a number of biology journal covers, including the examples shown below.

Dr. Cole regularly lectures on the intersection of art and science, and has been featured in magazines and television shows both in the U.S. and abroad. For an extensive gallery of her work and a complete list of her accomplishments, please visit her web site: (See Link Below).

Hunter O'Reilly
Photo Credit: Brian Bednarek
PBS TV Interview with Hunter Cole,
formerly Hunter O'Reilly

QuickTime Movie: (9.7 Mb)

Bioluminescent Bacteria
QuickTime Movie: (4.8 Mb)

Symposia Posters:

Frontiers 2005

Loyola University Chicago
Frontiers in Life Sciences Symposia Posters

Click on these links to see a larger version of each poster.

Dr. Joy Zedler 2005

Dr. Thomas Wellems 2007

Dr. Lynn Margulis 2008

Dr. Neil Shubin 2009

Dr. Yoav Gilad 2010

Artwork on Biology Journal Covers:

Nature Genetics
Nature Reviews Genetics
January 2001
Volume 2 No. 1
DNA Is Everywhere: DNA Fingerprinting
DNA Is Everywhere: DNA Fingerprinting I

Nature Genetics
Nature Reviews Genetics
August 2001
Volume 2 No. 8
Unique Clones
Unique Clones

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