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Juan Manuel Castro Associate professor

Juan Manuel Castro

Working at the interface between chemistry, biology and astrobiology, Castro’s main research interests focus on the origins of life, material agency, deep space and alien life. He has been presenting his projects internationally in museums, galleries, art & science festivals, scientific meetings and academic conferences.

Teaching program

Master’s program

Research Field

  • Media Art
  • Bio Art
  • Active matter

Academic Degree

  • Ph.D, Philosophy, Tama Art University

Education

1996.04 - 2001.04
Javeriana University, Faculty of Social Communication, Department of Visual Communication
2006.04 - 2008.03
Tama Art University, Graduate School of Tama Art University , Master’s course
2008.04 - 2011.03
Tama Art University, Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Tama Art University

Employment

2011.04 - 2013.06
Waseda University, Department of Electric Engineering and Bioscience. Laboratory for Molecular Cell Network, Postdoctoral researcher (JSPS)
2014.02 - 2014.07
Aix-Marseille University. Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Study. Center for Interdisciplinary Nanoscience of Marseille (CINaM), Research fellow
2018.09 - 2018.12
Kyoto University. Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies In Human Survivability, Research fellow
2014.09 - 2019.03
The University of Tokyo. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Department of Basic Science. Toyota Group, Visiting researcher

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