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ABM 2023 brought together a balanced community of experts for a dynamic forum for exchange. The goal of the ABM 2023 meeting was to nurture and grow the community that was established in previous meetings and through recent virtual programming. Key to the meeting was the updating of the website, which serves as a communication hub to identify connections between advanced scientific approaches (e.g., genomic, mass-spectrometry, antibody-based, and other techniques) and open research questions, thereby fostering focused and mutually beneficial collaborations, as well as providing educational resources. An important concern this year is also to secure funding for the continuation of ABM into the future.



Emily Lynch

Conservator, Special Collections

Columbia University Libraries

Glennis Rayermann (Co-organizer)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Conservation Science

Institute of Fine Arts at New York University

Theanne Schiros

Associate Professor, Dept. of Math and Science

Fashion Institute of Technology

Joanna Story

Professor of Early Medieval History
University of Leicester

Julie Arslanoglu (Co-organizer)

Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gregory Dale Smith

Otto N. Frenzel III Senior Conservation Scientist,

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Laurence Douny

Research Associate
Humboldt University, Berlin

Élodie Lévêque

Associate professor in Book and Paper Conservation
Sorbonne University

Sven Haakanson Jr., Ph.D.

Curator, North American Anthropology, Burke Museum

Professor and Chair in Anthropology, University of Washington



Varnika Kundu (User Experience Designer)

Multi-Sensory Computational Designer

Zenda, LLC

Nylah Byrd (Community Coordinator)

NEA Book Fellow
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

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A special thanks to the RLF for their support of Art Bio Matters. 

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