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Scientific Illustrations & Visualisations

A selection of illustrations and 3d visualisations created for scientific/academic publications. Cellular and molecular biology with a sprinkle of particle physics.

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Virtual Cultures



lllustration for Sabatini Lab at the MIT for 2 publications in Science magazine. The scientists have successfully determined the structure of two protein complexes mTORC1 and Human FLCN-FNIP2-Rag-Ragulator Complex shown here attached to the surface of a lysosome. This work is very important in cancer research with the aim to create drugs that can stop cancer from growing.


How Mutant Viral Swarms Spread Disease

Illustrations based on the molecular structure of the Chikungunya Virus for Quanta Magazine.



A new vision for glass

Illustrations for Vol.1 of the Lehigh Research Review depicting the functionality of biomedical glass, a project led by Himanshu Jain.





Defying Limits

Commissioned by Pentagram for HHMI Bulletin Magazine to create conceptual illustrations based on Nobel Laureate Eric Betzig's work on the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy. This microscopy technique provides a highly detailed, three-dimensional, animated view of the microscopic world revealing a ground-breaking picture of complex cellular processes and forms.




The Powers of Ten: Lymphocyte

Celebrating the landmark 1977 Eames film, Powers of Ten™, this animation was part of the The Powers Project which invited 40 innovative artists from around the world to produce original segments for each power of ten using a variety of digital and film techniques. This collaborative homage playfully transplants the film’s journey from the physical universe to a unique, imagined universe of graphic abstractions. Funded by and screened at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

In this segment, we see 10 to the power of minus 5. We travel through a capillary into a world of red and white blood cells, to find a lone lymphocyte whose membrane we penetrate to finally reach its porous nucleus.

Chromatin Fibre

Illustration for HSS Rheumatology, New York.



Life's Big Leaps: Critical Moments in Evolution

Long 4-part illustration for Quanta Magazine showing the critical steps in evolution, from the Eukaryotic cell, to multicellular organisms, to eusociality and complex brains.


Protein Order & Disorder

Illustration for the launch of Quiroz Lab at Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering . The illustration depicts various states of protein order and disorder (idps, oligomers, collagen helixes, peptide assemblies) to show the wide range of research at the Lab that includes self-assembling materials, protein engineering tools and DNA sequencing with implications on nanotechnology, biotechnology and medicine .



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