Subsidized BioRender Software and Upcoming Webinars

BUMC IT is pleased to again announce the availability of BioRender Premium, giving Medical Campus faculty and staff access to icon libraries and templates to visually communicate science, at a reduced cost of $120 per person for CY2023. You can see frequently asked questions and learn more at our BioRender Request website.

BioRender will be hosting two webinars in February, which are open to anyone in the BU community. Please sign up!


BioRender 101: Introduction at Boston University

Friday, Feb. 10, Noon-1 p.m.

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Learn actionable tips and techniques for designing science figures for your posters, presentations, publications and more. A brief introduction to BioRender is given, followed by a live demonstration of the platform showcasing some basic and advanced capabilities of the tool while providing general practical tips on designing effective figures.


Top 5 Tips for Designing Better Grant Figures at Boston University

Friday, Feb. 17, Noon-1 p.m.

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Learn actionable tips and techniques for designing clear science figures for journal publications, including:

  • How to select the right color palette for your illustrations
  • How to optimize space and margins for clarity
  • How to properly label and number sequential figures
  • Tricks to optimize contrast and saturation for figures
  • How to follow journal guidelines while adding your own creative flair

These webinars will be presented by Tim Fung, BioRender’s Science Communication and Customer Success Manager, who has a research background in pharmacology and therapeutics.

Questions? Contact the BUMC IT service desk at or 617-358-4540


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