An Eye-catcher for the CSHL Symposium
To segregate our DNA during cell division, the mitotic spindle pulls the duplicated chromosomes towards opposite poles of the cell. Poster for the 82nd Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Chromosome Segregation and Structure, May/June 2017.

An Eye-catcher for the CSHL Symposium

I had the huge honor to illustrate the poster for the 82nd Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Chromosome Segregation and Structure. I can't express how excited I am that…

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Making C. elegans Reveal Its Secrets
Worm Secrets: Making C. elegans reveal its secrets using a laser to manipulate protein function - an homage to James Bond's Goldfinger.

Making C. elegans Reveal Its Secrets

I made this drawing to illustrate Sriram Sundaramoorthy's research, who presented the illustration at the ASCB Meeting 2016 in San Francisco. Sriram explains the story behind the drawing: "My research involves studying cell division…

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Genes to Genomes Feature!
Poster for The Cell Cycle Meeting. May 2015, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA.

Genes to Genomes Feature!

My scientific illustrations were featured on Genes to Genomes, a blog from the Genetics Society of America. Their GSA-Art series creates a wonderful space for sharing the creative works of scientists, and…

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The Stories Behind My Drawings
The Final Cut: In the final step of cell division, the bridge connecting the dividing cells is cut to give rise to two separate cells.

The Stories Behind My Drawings

You can read about the stories behind my scientific illustrations on The Node. I am so excited for my artwork to be featured in a scientific blog! "I want to…

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EMBO Journal Cover – A Molecular Compass for Cell Division
A Molecular Compass for Cell Division: The angle of the mitotic spindle during cell division affects the decision-making of differentiation and thus ultimate position within the brain. EMBO Journal cover, November 2016.

EMBO Journal Cover – A Molecular Compass for Cell Division

I made this drawing for the cover of the EMBO Journal to accompany our new paper on mammalian brain development. The paper shows that a microRNA family is required for…

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Mechanical Forces in Cell Division
Mitotic Spindle: To segregate our DNA during cell division, the mitotic spindle pulls the duplicated chromosomes towards opposite poles of the cell.

Mechanical Forces in Cell Division

Before DNA is segregated during cell division, chromosomes are held near the center of the cell by the mitotic spindle, which connects to the chromosomes by a structure called kinetochores.…

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Failed Experiment
Failed Experiment: An unsuccessful experiment can bring up very intense emotions, which every scientist is certainly familiar with.

Failed Experiment

Oh no! An unsuccessful experiment can bring up very intense emotions, which every scientist is certainly familiar with! An unsuccessful experiment can bring up very intense emotions, which every scientist…

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