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Schematic representation of a transverse section of the colon of a young adult mouse.


DC, dendritic cell; IEL, intraepithelial lymphocyte; ILC, innate lymphoid cell; MF, macrophage; Teff, effector T cell; Treg, regulatory T cell.

Illustration part of a series for the review :
Tissue Tregs. Panduro M, Benoist C, Mathis D. Annu Rev Immunol. 2016 May 20;34:609-33.

Ischemic Colitis

 

Schematic illustration depicting the mechanism of ischemic colitis.

Symbolic representation of immunological tolerance


Book cover.

"Immune Tolerance". Subject collection from Cold Spring Harbor. Perspectives in Biology. Edited by Diane Mathis and Alexander Rudensky. (June 30, 2013)

The Small/Medium/Large test strategy


Figure for the article
"Finding more than one worm in the apple", Mike Bland,
Communications of the ACM, Volume 57 Issue 7, July 2014 Pages 58-64. Illustration based on a sketch from the author.

Cellular and metabolic alterations in adipose tissue during obesity

 

Illustration for the article " Tissular Tregs : a unique population of adipose-tissue-resident Foxp3+ CD4+ T cells that impacts organismal metabolism." Cipolletta D et al. Semin Immunol. 2011 Dec;23(6):431-7.

Article Illustration

 

For the article "Thymic negative selection is functional in NOD mice." Mingueneau M, Jiang W, Feuerer M, Mathis D, Benoist C. J Exp Med. 2012 Feb 13.

Cover proposal

 

Illustration related to the article :
"A special population of regulatory T cells potentiates muscle repair." Burzyn D, Kuswanto W, Kolodin D, Shadrach JL, Cerletti M, Jang Y, Sefik E, Tan TG, Wagers AJ, Benoist C, Mathis D. Cell. 2013 Dec 5;155(6):1282-95.

Characterizing the variation in T cell response



Graphical abstract.
For the article "Intersection of population variation and autoimmunity genetics in human T cell activation." Ye CJ et al. Science. 2014 Sep 12;345(6202):1254665.

Aire

 

Illustration,
For the review article : "AIRE"
Mathis D, Benoist C. Annu Rev Immunol. 2009;27:287-312.

Cover proposal

 

Illustration related to the article :
"How Punctual Ablation of Regulatory T Cells Unleashes an Autoimmune Lesion within the Pancreatic Islets." Feuerer M, Shen Y, Littman DR, Benoist C, Mathis D.Immunity. 2009 Oct 16;31(4):654-64.

Web

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ImmGen

 

Immunological Genome Project. Website design and implementation.


Website

ImmGen app

 

Immunological Genome Project. Databrowser app.
User interface Design.


Website

ITune Store

CBDM Lab

Website design and implementation.
Benoist-Mathis Laboratory (Harvard Medical School)


Website


"Mouse2"

 

User interface Design.
“Mouse2“ transgenic mouse management software.

Division of Immunology

 

Website Design and implementation


Website

Online test preparation

 

A series of mathematical graphs and diagrams for online test preparation (Kaplan).

Flow Cytometry Core Facility

 

Website Design and implementation


Website

This portfolio

 

Website Design and implementation

(with some technical inspiration from !Smart Grupo Creativo)
The main image is a microscopic view of spores from the fungus "Aspergillus fumigatu" (Cotton bluestaining) Picture taken by myself in a microbiology class.

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Mixed bag

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Cover proposal

 

Illustration related to the article :
"Foxp3 Transcription-Factor-Dependent and -Independent Regulation of the Regulatory T Cell Transcriptional Signature." Hill JA, Feuerer M, Tash K, Haxhinasto S, Perez J, Melamed R, Mathis D, Benoist C. Immunity. 2007 Nov;27(5):786-800.

Also, the first inspiration to my Cell portraits

Dali-Inspired rendition of a microarray

 

Illustration related to the article :
"Foxp3 Transcription-Factor-Dependent and -Independent Regulation of the Regulatory T Cell Transcriptional Signature." Hill JA, Feuerer M, Tash K, Haxhinasto S, Perez J, Melamed R, Mathis D, Benoist C. Immunity. 2007 Nov;27(5):786-800.

"Gene of the Year"

 

"Time magazine style" illustration of the gene requested the most thoughout 2014 using ImmGen databrowsers.

X Ray scan

 

Illustration proposal for the article "Finding more than one worm in the apple", Mike Bland,
Communications of the ACM, Volume 57 Issue 7, July 2014 Pages 58-64.

Newsletter Design

 

Graphics and layout design,
ZRG Partners Life Sciences Hiring Index.




Immune cells as meteorites

 




Newsletter Design

 

Graphics and layout design,
ZRG Partners Quarterly Industrial Hiring Index.

Cover proposal

 

Illustration related to the article :
"Poor Repair of Skeletal Muscle in Aging Mice Reflects a Defect in Local Interleukin-33-Dependent Accumulation of Regulatory T Cells." Kuswanto W et al. Immunity. 2016 Feb 16;44(2):355-367.

X Ray scan

 

Illustration proposal for the article "Finding more than one worm in the apple", Mike Bland,
Communications of the ACM, Volume 57 Issue 7, July 2014 Pages 58-64.

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About Me

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I combine a PhD in Biological and Medical Sciences with Graphic Design Skills.

As a postdoctoral fellow, I have developed mouse models to decipher causes and triggers of bone diseases such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. While doing research, I attended continuing education at the School of Museum of Fine Arts, and completed a Certificate of Graphic Design.

I then decided to leave the bench and join the research team of Dr. Benoist and Dr. Mathis, at Harvard Medical School as a digital content producer. My responsibilities involve creating strong visual representations, graphs and illustrations to support scientific publications, user interfaces and websites, aimed at both scientific and non scientific audiences.

 

Painting has been a hobby of mine for a few years. You can have a glimpse here.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 "The New Unconscious" SciArt Center, New York, NY.

Curator Danielle Kalamaras

2014 Faculty Exhibition. Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2010 Allston-Brighton art exposition. Honan Allston public library, Boston, MA

2009 Allston-Brighton art exposition. Honan Allston public library, Boston, MA

2008 Allston-Brighton art exposition. Honan Allston public library, Boston, MA

 

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