My Nature Genetics cover illustrating a rearranged genetic landscape!
A Rearranged Genetic Landscape: The pyramids and their altered reflection illustrate how changes to chromatin topology in wild-type and rearranged Drosophila chromosomes have surprisingly little effect on the gene expression landscape. Nature Genetics cover, August 2019

My Nature Genetics cover illustrating a rearranged genetic landscape!

A new paper in Nature Genetics challenges the current model of how the genome’s 3D organisation controls gene expression. Using Drosophila fruit flies that carry rearranged chromosomes, researchers found that…

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EMBO Reports cover – stabilizing mRNA strands for memory formation!
Stabilizing mRNA Strands for Memory Formation: This drawing illustrates how RNA-binding protein Gadd45α stabilizes long mRNAs for memory formation. EMBO Reports cover, June 2019.

EMBO Reports cover – stabilizing mRNA strands for memory formation!

Presenting my new EMBO Reports cover - stabilizing mRNA strands for memory formation! Learning and forming memories are fundamental processes essential for survival, requiring precise regulation of memory-related genes. This…

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Cover for Molecular Biology and Evolution
Combining a drawing with a real protein structure to show how incorporation of tRNA compensates for structural changes during evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution cover, February 2019.

Cover for Molecular Biology and Evolution

Crocheting the mitoribosome - a combination of a hand-drawn illustration with a real structure of the human mitochondrial ribosome. Ribosomes are giant machineries composed of protein and ribosomal RNA that…

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EMBO Reports Cover
RNA Editing for Self Tolerance: This drawing illustrates how editing of RNAs by ADAR1 prevents autoimmunity by discarding T cells that recognize self antigens. EMBO Reports cover, December 2018.

EMBO Reports Cover

My new cover for EMBO Reports - illustrating how editing of RNAs prevents autoimmunity! Our immune system is extremely efficient in protecting us from foreign pathogens, yet at the same…

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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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