Alopecia Areata: Pathology

Alopecia areata (AA) is a common autoimmune disease. Current research has further defined AA’s molecular mechanism and created new treatment targets. Existing visualizations fail to explain these new interventions to a general audience because: (1) oversimplification of the hair microanatomy—few hair cycle illustrations clearly differentiate hair structure such as “hair follicle” and “hair shaft”, preventing the […]

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Living Circuits: A CRISPR NOR Gate

CRISPR is one of the biggest science stories of the decade. However, most visualizations on CRISPR focuses on its structure and mechanism; the system’s application beyond gene editing however, is rarely depicted. Engineering living digital circuits is one of these emerging application of CRISPR that hasn’t been showcased visually. The challenge of explaining how a […]

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Flu Facts Pink Sheet

Flu Fact Pink Sheet – A Redesign    “Protect the Circle of Life – The Flu and You” is a patient education piece targeting the Native American community. The original design was designed for print as a 2-page letter size (8.5×11’’) document. Though the document takes the target audience’s cultural background and literacy level into […]

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BMC Admission Portfolio

Portraits: The admission portfolio asks for Four examples of observational life drawing, including the human figure (clothed or nude), hands, feet or portraits. For this category, I included a commisioned digital sketch. The project came from a (then) new mom struggling to find a good picture of she and her baby right after the baby was born. […]

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