bioLeeds

bioLeeds is a group of people interested in art, design and making with biology in Leeds city region.

Balloon Molecular Models

At ASMbly 2014 Jo Galloway brought along some packets of modeling balloons and the structure of some biological molecules. Unit cell was being prepared so inspired by that we also tired to make models of non-biological molecules such as diamond.

modelling balloons - for making models of molecules at ASMbly 2014

modelling balloons – for making models of molecules at ASMbly 2014

Natasha and Andy under a balloon model of DNA at ASMbly 2014.

Natasha and Andy under a balloon model of DNA at ASMbly 2014.

balloon molecular model of a nanotube

balloon molecular model of a nanotube

Balloon molecular models

Balloon molecular models

Balloon molecular model of diamond

Balloon molecular model of diamond

Jo trapped in a balloon model of a nanotube at ASMbly 2014.

Jo Leng trapped in a balloon model of a nanotube at ASMbly 2014.

One of Jo Galloway's balloon molecule models at ASMbly 2014.

One of Jo Galloway’s balloon molecule models at ASMbly 2014.

Balloon model of DNA - close up and look along the molecule.

Balloon model of DNA – close up and look along the molecule.

Groups of people chatting at ASMbly 2014.

Groups of people chatting at ASMbly 2014.

Jo Galloway makes a molecular model of DNA out of balloons

Jo Galloway makes a molecular model of DNA out of balloons – ASMbly 2014

ASMbly 2014 on the final day

ASMbly 2014 on the final day

carbon nanotube

carbon nanotube

buckeyball molecule

buckeyball molecule

DNA helix

DNA helix

diagram of a virus

diagram of a virus

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