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Microbiology Dress

Celebrate the beauty of science in this cheerful microbiology dress!  Print features scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of cells of yeast (Saccharomyces species) arranged in a butterfly inspired pattern. Species of Saccharomyces yeast are used to make sourdough, beer, wine, fuel, and many medications. It is also a favorite of many biotechnology labs.

This dress was originally made in collaboration with Microbiologist, Inventor and Science Communicator Dr. Anne A. Madden (Pictured wearing the dress in the associated photos) and with images provided by colleagues at Mississippi State University).  

Fabric is durable, opaque, 4-way stretch. 88% poly 12% Lycra. Manufactured and custom printed with eco-friendly inks in USA. Sewn by hand and made to order by artisan tailor in California.  

More about Anne and the Microbe Institute : Democratizing Microbial Discovery For a Better Tomorrow

Working with artists, educators and scientists to discover new species, link research to innovative engagement projects, and use evidence-based practices to facilitate science communication around microbes.

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    1. High Quality Custom Printed Sport Lycra
    2. USA Sewn on Demand
    3. Comfortable Classic Fit
    4. Professional Length.
    1. Individually Made To Order.
    2. USA: Dresses ship 3-4 weeks from order date
    3. International: Production: 3-4 weeks + Shipping time: 1-2 weeks
    4. ***Please confirm size before ordering***
    1. 88% Poly / 12% Lycra 4-way stretch
    2. Panel styles have 35% Poly/55%Cotton/10%Spandex
    3. Minimal wrinkling — Great for travel.
    4. Machine washable. Hang dry recommended.


Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Anne M.
Comfortable, great for travel, and it inspires so many compliments!

The design is beautiful with scientists registering it as yeast and the general public often mistaking it for beautiful butterflies. I get SO many compliments whenever I wear this. The material also lends itself to travel (perfect for a scientist on the go!) as it doesn't wrinkle, it dries quickly, and it's light-weight. A perfect dress for doing science in the lab, giving research talks, kicking butt in a board room, traveling the world, visiting a brewery, or lounging about the home in style.