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BioTensegrity Focused Dissection Seminar, Dundee University, Scotland


These dissections represent the Worlds first Thiel Soft Fix Dissection courses with a BioTensegrity focus, The dates for my next course in 2018. The course will run over three days including June 28th, 29th, and 30th. In 2018 I will be joined by Dr. William Fourie, Joanne Avison and friends. To book your place and to find the full details go to:http://www.ntc.ie/course/uk-courses/human-anatomy-dissection-seminar-dundee

This rare and unique three-day dissection course involve's the use of soft fixed cadavers using the Thiel soft fix embalming method. Our cadavers now exhibit a greater degree of flexibility and true color retention compared to that of traditional formalin-fixed cadavers. Each day will involve a short presentation before moving into the dissection room where under the guidance of clinical anatomist John Sharkey and his team of experienced dissectors you will dissect a specific area. There will be plenty of time for questions and personal inquiry. This is a rare opportunity to explore the human form and John's team of experienced tutors will do all they can to support you and make this a unique educational experience.  We also hope to have an opportunity to investigate areas of participant's own interest.

Sample topics: BioTensegrity- Genetics, Kinetics and Synergetics.
This three-day course involves short presentations from John Sharkey, Joanne Avison and guests. Following short presentations learners will be brought through a short health and safety presentation and then immediately begin dissection having familiarized themselves with the local anatomy and topography.
Biotensegrity will be our main theme in the course providing the foundation for our understanding of the continuity of the human form. 
A special focus will be around the subject of Embryological Origins; on a scale of softness to stiffness (of soft tissue) throughout our lives. Considering that we live and develop between conception and elder hood, as a tensioned network that relies on BioTensegrity organisation to grow and change and emerge differently, at any point in time; over time…. in a continuum. 

Explore how movement and form, in BioTensegrity architecture, are exquisitely interrelated from conception and throughout life. 

Expand your perception of our self-assembly and how humans as the architects become or respond to our loading history?

Question how does appropriate stiffness relate to tensional integrity and elasticity in motion; from the cradle to the grave?

Witness the tensional nature of the body while we discuss how we grow what we are looking at in the dissection; such as the heart, the limb's and viscera.

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