locksmith, Inn presents Dr. Mirja Hartmann: Drawing on Sugar and Bacteria

On Friday March 15, 2013 locksmith, Inn presented a talk by Dr. Mirja Hartmann about sugar and bacteria in the California Institute of the Arts Cafeteria. Participants were invited to interpret Dr. Hartmann’s talk through the act of drawing, diagramming, mapping, abstract visual representation, and more.

Born in Eckernfoerde, Germany, Dr. Mirja Hartmann received a bachelors degree in Molecular Science, a masters degree in Molecular Life Science with a major in Drug Discovery and minors in Chemical Synthesis and Molecular Biology, and a PhD in Chemistry. Her dissertation entitled, "Type 1 Fimbriae-mediated Bacterial Adhesion to Glycosylated Surfaces" received the Otto-Diels Prize for the best dissertation in 2012 from the Otto Diels Institute of Organic Chemistry at Christiana Albertina University in Kiel, Germany. Hartmann is currently a Post Doctoral Research Associate at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology in northern England.