Medical Illustration Podcast

Professional medical illustrator working in Toronto. IG: @pizawl

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Wednesday Mar 31, 2021

On this episode of the Medical Illustration podcast, my guest is Qingyang Chen, an award-winning medical illustrator and designer, and the founder of QCVisuals, a biomedical illustration studio established in 2013. Qingyang graduated from the Biomedical Communications program at the University of Toronto–Mississauga in 2015. She has been described as lightning fast, and has completed over 250 projects for a number of clients in healthcare and education.

Wednesday Mar 03, 2021

This is an interview with biomedical illustrator, Harvard professor, business entrepreneur, and molecular visualizer Dr. Gaël McGill. In this episode we talk about Gaël’s early experiences with making art and how he transitioned into biomedical communications work. We talk about his company Digizyme and the client work he’s done, as well as his online learning platform Clarafi, and the development of the Molecular Maya toolkit.
Show notes
▪ Digizyme -
▪ Clarafi -
▪ Molecular Maya + mMaya Toolkits -
▪ Drew Berry -
▪ Gordon Research Conference on Scientific Visualization -
▪ Jodi Jenkinson Research Lab -
▪ Chimera -
▪ PyMol -
▪ VMD (Visual Molecular Dynamics) -
▪ Campbell Strong -
▪ ePMV -
▪ Art Olson -
▪ "Cell Signaling Technologies Molecular Landscape" by Digizyme -
▪ "Learning from Dynamic Visualizations" book -
▪ E. O. Wilson’s Life on Earth Apple eBook series -
▪ Geoff Cheung - | CarbonCoded -
▪ NSF RCN grants (Research Coordination Networks) -
▪ Visabli site -
▪ David Goodsell -
▪ "The Machinery of Life" book -
▪ "In Silico" book -

Wednesday Jan 27, 2021

This is an interview I did with my good friend Robert "Bobby" Lancefield in May of 2020. We chat about online courses, using different software tools, adjusting to work-at-home for covid, some of our activities outside of work and some reflections on our graduate studies at the Biomedical Communications (BMC) program at University of Toronto–Mississauga.
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Wednesday Jan 06, 2021

This is an introductory episode to a podcast about the world of medical illustration. My ultimate goal is to have an ongoing series of interviews with creative professionals I have had the pleasure to get to know through my work.
Association of Medical Illustrators FAQ -
Johns Hopkins Art As Applied to Medicine program FAQ -
UIC Biomedical Visualization program -
Augusta University Medical Illustration program -
University of Toronto–Mississauga Biomedical Communications program -
SciArtNOW -
Medical Illustration on Reddit -
Sawbones podcast -
“Medicine’s Michelangelo: The Life & Art of Dr. Frank H Netter” -

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