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  • Lyudmyla Babadzhanova

    Lyudmyla Babadzhanova Book Conservator Center for Jewish History Previous Next New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2023 Lyudmyla (Luda) Babadzhanova is a Book Conservator at the Center for Jewish History. She is a library and archives conservator by training with a MA in Art Conservation from Buffalo State University. As a professional in conservation of library and archival materials, she looks to build strong ties in the non-profit cultural and educational institutions of New York City. At the same time contribute her experience and demonstrates her devotion to and passion for the field. ​ ​ All members

  • Nezka Pfeifer

    Nezka Pfeifer Museum Curator Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum, Missouri Botanical Garden Previous Next Missouri, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2023 Since 2018, Nezka Pfeifer has been the Museum Curator of the Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum at the Missouri Botanical Garden, where she develops interdisciplinary exhibitions and programs on botanically related subjects that feature Garden collections, the Garden’s global research initiatives, and commissions of contemporary artists to create site-specific artworks. Recent exhibitions have focused on the plants that make paper and musical instruments, and the Missouri innovation of grafting in the grape and wine industry. ​ ​ All members

  • Beate Fuecker

    Beate Fuecker Project Lead Institute of Art Technology and Conservation (IKK) Germanisches National museum Previous Next Nuremberg, Germany MEMBER INFORMATION Poster Presenter 2021 Beate Fücker is currently head of a research project in art technology of the late medieval panel paintings from southern Germany that are part of the collection of the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg. They have been investigating panel paintings for the last 8 years, so far resulting in two comprehensive collection catalogues. The ongoing serial examination of all panels follows the exact same scheme and involves radiography, infrared imaging, UV-fluorescence-photography, X-ray fluorescence analysis, wood species analysis, and microscopic examination as well as sampling and dendrochronology in selected cases. Animal tendon on late medieval wooden artefacts – Problems of Analysis and Questions of historic Preparation of Tendon Material Read Abstract ​ All members

  • Elke Cwiertnia

    Elke Cwiertnia Conservation Scientist Rathgen-Forschungslabor (Rathgen Research Laboratory) Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Berlin State Museum) Previous Next Berlin, Germany MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2021 Elke Cwiertnia is a conservation scientist working at the Rathgen-Forschungslabor (Rathgen Research Laboratory) in Berlin. She is specialised in the scientific analysis of cultural heritage objects, its contextualisation and improving conservation treatments. She holds a PhD in analytical science (Newcastle Upon Tyne) and a diploma in art technology, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage (Dresden). Currently, she is working on projects investigating residues in Ancient Egyptian pottery and paint layers from the 19th century. ​ ​ All members

  • Jeremy Wain Hirschberg

    Jeremy Wain Hirschberg Physiology and Biophysics — Christopher Mason Lab Weill Cornell Medicine Previous Next ​ MEMBER INFORMATION Poster Presenter 2023 Jeremy Wain Hirschberg is a biologist working in the Mason Lab at Weill Cornell Medicine, conducting genomic and metagenomic research for space missions. Previously, Jeremy worked in diagnostics, developing novel lateral flow immunoassay technology for the detection of Covid- 19, influenza and other biological targets. Now, he aims to apply a biotechnological approach to address the challenges of the future in sending humans to space environments, and answer questions about the past in analyzing historically significant artifacts. Identifying Binders in Mexican Lacquerware: A Tri-Partite Approach Read Abstract ​ All members

  • Patricia Marroquin Norby

    Patricia Marroquin Norby Associate Curator of Native American Art The American Wing The Metropolitan Museum of Art Previous Next New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Invited Speaker 2021 Patricia Marroquin Norby (Purépecha) oversees the American Wing’s Native American art collection. An award-winning scholar and museum leader, she previously served as Senior Executive and Assistant Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian-New York and as Director of the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry in Chicago. Her forthcoming book, Water, Bones, and Bombs examines 20th-century American Indian art and environmental disputes in northern New Mexico. She co-edited “Aesthetic Violence: Art and Indigenous Ways of Knowing,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal (2015). She earned her PhD at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. ​ ​ All members

  • Ilaria Bonaduce

    Ilaria Bonaduce Associate Professor Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry University of Pisa Previous Next Pisa, Italy MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2018, 2021 Ilaria Bonaduce is Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry of the University of Pisa. She teaches Analytical Chemistry for the master course and the bachelor course in Chemistry. Her research focuses on the development and implementation of analytical methods for characterising organic materials collected from artworks, as well as understanding physico-chemical processes involved in paint film formation and degradation. Her research is mainly based on the use of mass spectrometry and analytical pyrolysis. ​ ​ All members

  • Anna Riley

    Anna Riley Graduate student Bard Graduate Center Previous Next New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2023, Graduate student assistant 2023 Anna Riley is a researcher, artist, and teacher in Brooklyn, NY. She is interested in the history and anthropology of art and science. She studies glass history, as well as craft histories broadly, and has an MA from the Bard Graduate Center. ​ ​ All members

  • Lauren Audi

    Lauren Audi Genomics Lab Manager American Museum of Natural History Previous Next New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2023, Poster Presenter 2021 Lauren Audi is the Senior Genomics Lab Manager at the American Museum of Natural History and a plant biologist. In this position she supports the interdisciplinary research of curators, scientists, students and affiliates at the museum. This includes providing expertise in molecular biology and genetic techniques across a wide discipline of research questions -- from evolution, ecology, conservation and disease detection. DNA Barcoding of Northwest Coast Objects: A method for fostering reciprocal relationships between museums and communities Read Abstract ​ All members

  • Richard Hark

    Richard Hark Conservation Scientist Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Yale University Previous Next ​ MEMBER INFORMATION Team Presenter 2023 ​ New Thoughts on Old Wood: Differentiation of Mahogany and Its Look-alikes Using Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Co-authored with John Stuart Gordon. Read Abstract ​ All members

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