Paintings

Physics and Art try to interpreter the beauty of Nature in different ways, via rational theories and emotional images. Although seemingly disconnected, Art and Physics naturally overlapped throughout human history, leading to the wonders of Leonardo and the philosophical speculations of Feynman.


The “Steitz & Steitz” two-metal aided mechanism 

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A tight interplay between proteins and nucleic acids

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Selected for the 59th Biophysical Society Art of Science Image Contest, 2015, February, Baltimore

Selected as a cover for the EPFL “CreaPoly” initiative, promoting Science and Art. 


GroupII Intron: the ancestor of the human Spliceosome

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First place prize at the 61st Biophysical Society Art of Science Image Contest, 2017, February, New Orleans

Credits: Giulia Palermo (concept & design), Amelia Palermo (handmade painting) and Lorenzo Casalino (digital manipulation)


TypeII Topoisomerase

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Pushing limits of bimolecular simulations: the novel Gaussian accelerated Molecular Dynamics

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