Rod Dillon (Scientist collaborator)

Rod Dillon (Scientist collaborator)

Rod Dillon – Scientist collaborator

Rod Dillon is a lecturer in biomedicine at the School of Health and Medicine at Lancaster University in NW England. He has spent his career studying  relationships between microbes, plants and animals. Rod Dillon is also interested in generating a dialogue between the arts and biosciences to create new imaginings in both art and science research and has been working on art/science collaborations for the past five years. Rod works with a number of artists including Welcome Trust funded artist Gina Czarnecki to develop new art work based on biomedical research and exploring the ethics of using human tissue for art. He also collaborates in a cross disciplinary network of artists, scientists and health practitioners dedicated to combining creative research and learning in life sciences and the arts