Agar Art

Event Id : 332

Event Name : Agar Art

Event Brief :

Agar Art is artwork created by culturing microorganisms in certain patterns. The microbes used can be bacteria, yeast, fungi, or less commonly, protists. The microbes can be chosen for their natural colours or engineered to express fluorescent proteins and viewed under ultraviolet light to make them fluoresce in colour. Agar plates are used as a canvas, while pigmented or fluorescent bacteria and yeasts represent paint. In order to preserve a piece of microbial art after a sufficient incubation, the microbe culture is sealed with epoxy.

Event Coordinator :

Dr. Aditya Saran

Student Coordinator :

Tirth Bhatt
Aniesha Dey
Neha Sandeepbhai Dudhrejiya
Nihira Shaileshbhai Parmar

Event Date and Time :

13-03-24, 14-03-24 11.30 AM to 4.30 PM, 9.30 AM to 11 AM

Location :

MA 515, MA 518, MB 516, MB 517

Rules / Guidelines / Judging Criteria For Agar Art

- Judging Criteria :

1. Microbe Microbe interaction
2. Streak Lines
3. Spacing from corners
4. Theme
5. Finishing touch
Note: Decision of the judge will be final and can not be challenged.

- Entry Rules & Guidelines :

1. Student has to bring their own wire loop, mask, lab coat, tooth pick, brush, hand sanitizer and marker.
2. Department will provide Agar plate, burner, different colour microbes.
3. Maximum time limit is 1 hr per student.
4. Students will be provided only 1 agar plate.
5. Time slot for this competition will be provided by the department.


© Copyright - 2020. All Rights Reserved. Marwadi University.