Infographics

Infographics are visual representations of information in the form of a chart, schematics or other image accompanied by minimal text and arrows, intended to give a quickly and clearly understood the main thrust or concept.

Most of infographics that I produced here were used in research papers, graphical abstracts or presentation slides.

Compared to the traditional science illustration, infographics are usually preferred to be simpler in style.

Offshore Technologies
Image Board

March 2022

This image board was created for Offshore Technologies, LLC, founded under the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Startup Support Program with the aim of making the ocean observation technology.  

Hemimetabolous Wing Development Schema

February 2022

This schema was created for Dr. Ohde and his team at Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University and used for press release and lab website.  

May 2020, March 2021, October 2021

SARS-Cov-2 Research

Graphical Abstract

bioRxiv 2020.05.25.115600 (later published in Communications Biology doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-03499-2)
bioRxiv 2021.02.22.432218 (later published in iScience doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.102428)
MolecularTherapyNucleicAcids(2021)26,P1107-1114

Those graphical abstracts were created for Dr. Takayama and his team at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for journals and press release. 

Taste Buds Research

Graphical Abstract

May 2020

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

Segmentation Clock Research Schema

April 2020

These schematic were created for Dr. Alev and his team at Kyoto University Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology and used for press release, media, and the lab website.  

iPS Kidney Project

Schematics

April 2020

These schematics were created for Dr. Osafune and his team at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for the figures of the paper published in the journal Cell Reports. 

Archaea Schematics

January 2020

This schematic was created for Dr. Imachi, Dr. Nobu and their team at JAMSTEC and used for press release, media, and their poster/presentation.  

Gene edited iPS Platelets 

Graphical Abstract

January 2020

This graphical abstract was created for Dr. Eto and his team at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for the paper published in the journal Stem Cell Reports 

iPS Cartilage Project

January 2020

This illustration was originally created for an inserted figure of CiRA News Letter to explain the iPS cell-based therapy for articular cartilage injury.

It is now used in many occasions at CiRA. 

iPS Platelets 

Graphical Abstract

July 2018

This graphical abstract was created for Dr. Eto and his team at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for the paper published in the journal Cell. 

iPSC Research Schematics

March 2019

These schematics were created for Dr. Saito and Dr. Yamanaka at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and used for the summary figure of the paper published in the journal Experimental Hematology. 

Schematic of Neurons in Cerebral Cortex

August 2019

This schematic was created for Dr. Kobayashi and his team at Okayama University and used for the summary figure of the paper published in the journal Brain Development. 

Summary Figure of Nocodazole Study

June 2019

This schematic figure was created for Dr. Sakurai and his team  at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) and T-CiRA used for a summary figure of the paper published in the journal Experimental Hematology. 

Summary Figure of Modic Changes

November 2016

This schematic figure was created for Dr. Dudli and his team at the University of California San Francisco and used for a summary figure of the paper published in the European Spine Journal.

Eye in Cross Section

March 2017

This illustration was originally created for an inserted figure of CiRA reporter to explain where the cornea is.

It is now used in many occasions at CiRA.