Premiere of our latest Interactive Scientific Poster for CRC1182 Metaorganism on 12. April 2018.

“Digital Meta” is an interactive multimedia exhibit that conveys the complex scientific content of the relationship between host and bacteria. On a 65-inch touchscreen, users can explore the interaction of bacterial symbionts with their multicellular host organisms using five model organisms ranging from humans and wheat plants to nematodes. This experience is controlled with intuitive gestural inputs similar to those on a smartphone or tablet.
Users navigate through the freely combinable information levels of the digital poster and can gain individual access to this actually invisible world. “Our goal is to visualize the abstract concept of the meta-organism in such a way that this fascinating field of research can be experienced immediately and interactively by the general public. We hope that our new exhibit will make this important research topic more visible to society,” emphasizes Tom Duscher, co-founder of the Science Communication Lab and professor for interactive media at Muthesius Kunsthochschule Kiel. Read more and see screenshots at the website of CRC Metaorganism.