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ALAIN VIEL

Director of Northwest Undergraduate Laboratories at Harvard University

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University

Alain is the director of Northwest Undergraduate Laboratories and senior lecturer in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University. He is the cofounder of The Biopolis summer school program, which focuses on using biological principles to meet the urban challenges of cities. Alain is also a founding member of BioVisions, a collaboration between scientists, teaching faculty, students, and multimedia professionals that focuses on science visualization. He is the co-author of the award winning animation series “The Inner Life of the Cell.” Alain received his PhD from Paris 6 University (Pierre et Marie Curie).