Koffas Research Group

Network and Metabolic Engineering

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Data Sonification Project

Each lane in this gel image, created using polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS PAGE), was turned into sound, a process of "sonification" where molecular weight was mapped to frequency and amplitude. Given the vertical nature of each lane, an approach that emphasizes a vertical sound, or chord, seemed most appropriate. Representing the variations in each experiment through sound is intended, ultimately, to aid in the process of diagnostic analysis.

Music samples -- created by Zach Layton

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