How Video Game Engines are Changing Medical Science
It may sound contradictory, but every time that gamers demand more from the technology powering video games, science benefits. Dr. Christian Jacob takes us on a fascinating journey of exploring the human body, using gaming technology that allows scientists and physicians to study the body in ways that just weren't possible a few short years ago.
Digital Biologist and Bio-Informatics Explorer
Imagine the most complex system in the world... now multiply it by a factor of 10. This is the world that Dr. Christian Jacob lives in every day. Modelling organic systems with game-based engines, he operates one of the most cutting edge labs in Calgary (if not North America) on Bio Informatics.
A prolific academician and incredible communicator, Dr. Jacob is working on the very edge of what is possible with digital technology. He is a Professor who works jointly with the Cumming School of Medicine as well as the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary.