François-Joseph Lapointe

Francois-Joseph Lapointe

François-Joseph Lapointe is a biologist/bioartist from Montreal. As part of his scientific research, he is interested in molecular evolution, metagenomics, and population genetics.
As an artist, he is interested in the application of biological concepts and the use of living media in performative experiments. His most recent project is to sequence his microbiome (and that of his wife) to generate metagenomic self-portraits (or “microbiome selfies”).