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V[D]J Recombination


Role: Illustrator (independent project)

Audience: Undergraduate students learning immunology

Description: This illustration depicts the sequential process of VDJ recombination involved in antibody creation. This illustration was novel in that it combined a large-scale overview of the process along with two other levels of detail, which had not previously been achieved in textbooks and other media.

Medium: Adobe Illustrator (100% vector-based artwork).

Awards: Orville Parkes Student Best-in-Show (Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Meeting, 2011)