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DAY 3 - September 24

Session 6 Breakout Rooms

Biological Traces: Building Histories

12:45 - 1:00 pm EST

Room 6-1 

Decolonizing Crocodylian Collections: Developing a model system for bridging Historical Indigenous and Eurocentric interpretations of culturally and economically important species in museum holdings

Evon Hekkala – Poster

 

Accretion, accumulation, encrustation? Reconciling scientific and curatorial perspectives when reporting on surface materials on African sculptures

Susan Gagliardi – Team Presenter

MODERATOR: Frank Trujillo

6-2

Illuminating Genetic Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Noam Mizrahi – Team Presenter

 

Accretion, accumulation, encrustation? Reconciling scientific and curatorial perspectives when reporting on surface materials on African sculptures

Clara Granzotto – Team Presenter

MODERATOR: Amy Tjiong

6-3

Extracting Stories from DNA preserved by 19th century Americana

Aniko Bezur – Team Presenter

MODERATOR: Erma Hermens

6-4

Extracting Stories from DNA preserved by 19th century Americana

Andrew Miranker – Team Presenter

 

Illuminating Genetic Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Christopher Mason – Team Presenter

 

MODERATOR: Constantine Petridis

6-5

Life histories of ivory objects in museum collections

Ashley Coutu – Poster

 

Extracting Stories from DNA preserved by 19th century Americana

Katarzyna Anna Vargas – Team Presenter

 

MODERATOR: Margaret Holben Ellis

6-6

Proteomic analysis of samples from three Raphael Cartoons: Original material, repair or retouching?

Annamaria Cucina – Poster

 

Overlooked Organics in Decorative Arts: Cataloging Skin-Based, Skeletal, and Hard Keratinous Animal Tissues

Lara Kaplan – Team Presenter

 

MODERATOR: Julie Arslanoglu

6-7

(1) Artist and Researcher in the collection - a pilot project

(2) The microbiome of a XIV century medieval codex: are microbes part of cultural heritage objects?

Cecilia Flocco – Poster

 

Hiding in plain sight: The biomolecular identification of seal use in Romanesque medieval manuscripts

Élodie Lévêque – Team Presenter

MODERATOR: Caroline Tokarski