Cover Art

The cover art should be both aesthetic and informative. There are no restrictions in style, but many iterations with researchers are needed if the cover represents research. Cartoonish style are sometimes preferred when audience are general public.

Stem Cell Research Review

Cell Stem Cell Cover Art

October 2020

This cover was created for Dr. Yamanaka at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for the Cell Stem Cell journal cover. 

Taste Buds Research 

Neuron Cover Art

June 2020

This cover was created for Dr. Taruno and his team at the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine.  

Ichthyological Research

Cover Series

January 2020 - November 2020

This cover series of fishes was created for Ichthyological Research, an official journal of the Ichthyological Society of Japan.

Cover Art for 

RNA Switch Project

November 2019

This cover was created for Dr. Saito and his team at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for the ACS Synthetic Biology journal cover. 

iPSC Platelets 

Cell Cover Art

July 2018

This cover was created for Dr. Eto and his team at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for the Cell journal cover. 

Gene editing iPSC Project

Cell Stem Cell Cover Art

April 2019

This cover was created for Dr. Hotta, Dr. Kaneko and their teams at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for the Cell Stem Cell journal cover. 

CiRA Newsletter 2019 

April 2019 - March 2020

This year's cover letter is abstract art!

It is abstract but it has scientific meanings.

More details will be posted, soon.

Evolution of Face

NikkeiScience

July 2019

This illustration was created the middle cover for the story of Evolution of Face in NikkeiScience July, 2019 Issue.

More details will be posted, soon. 

CiRA Newsletter 2017 

April 2017 - March 2018

CiRA building illustration map was drawn for the cover of CiRA Newsletter 2017. The four illustrations are connected to show entire CiRA map.

CiRA Newsletter 2018 

April 2018 - March 2019

This year's cover letter focused on people working at CiRA. The idea is to show researchers on one side and research supporters on the other side.

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