Human egg interactions

Schematic diagrams
Client: Robinson Research Institute, The University of Adelaide
Role: scientific illustrator

Working closely with human reproduction researchers, I brought together their existing lecture diagrams with findings and visuals from their previous publications to arrive at clear, accurate and polished diagrams for both print publication and lecture slides.

Cumulus cell interactions appears in Russell DL, Gilchrist RB, Brown HM, Thompson JG, Bidirectional communication between cumulus cells and the oocyte: old hands and new players?, Theriogenology (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.04.019.

Oocyte, in vivo versus in vitro appears in Hannah M Brown, Kylie R Dunning, Melanie Sutton-McDowall, Robert B Gilchrist, Jeremy G Thompson, Darryl L Russell, Failure to launch: Aberrant cumulus gene expression during oocyte in vitro maturation, Reproduction 22, 2016, doi: 10.1530/REP-16-0426.