The Science Visualization Lab is located in the Biomedical Communications unit, Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Our research focuses on the creation, testing, and dissemination of new visualization strategies for improving life sciences education. These strategies include linear narratives, interactive study tools, and digital games.


Jodie Jenkinson

Principal Investigator

Associate Professor, Biomedical Communications, Dept. of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga

Amy Zhang

Research Associate

Mimi Guo

MScBMC Student

Sana Khan

MScBMC Student


Ariadna Pomada Villalbi

Communications Specialist, University Health Network

Colleen Paris

Medical Artist, Six Degrees Medical

Farah Hamade

Medical Illustrator, Osso VR

Nitai Steinberg

Biomedical Communications Designer, Bridgeable

Felix Donghwi Son

Medical Animator, Real Chemistry

Jenny Chin

Medical Animator, High Impact

Matan Berson

Matan Berson

Principal UX Designer, BenchSci

Kara Lukasiewicz

Kara Lukasiewicz

Project Manager, Osmosis

Ahmed Hanif

Undergraduate Biology

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Erina He

Medical Illustrator, National Institutes of Health

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Melissa Phachanhla

Service Design Consultant, Systemscope

Savanna Jackson

Service Design Lead, Bridgeable

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Vijay Shahani

VP of Drug Discovery, Cyclica

Annie Tseng

Manager, Coactuate

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Naveen Devasagayam

Senior Medical Animator, Red Nucleus

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Andrew Tubelli

Scientific Associate, Massachusetts Eye and Ear


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Gaël McGill


Director of Molecular Visualization,
Dept. of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology,
Harvard Medical School, and
CEO Digizyme™

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Ric Lowe


Professor, School of Education,
Curtin University, Perth
Western Australia

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Stuart Jantzen



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Andrea Gauthier

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Knowledge Lab, University College London