Precision Medicine Education
Precision Medicine Education

Illustration ©Stephanie Dalton Cowan. Brief: Precision medicine education will improve future care for patients. In this future-facing illustration, the main figure should be identifiable as a student and the other images should reflect the themes of patients, treatments, basic science research and a team of health care providers.

Stem Cell Science Soars
Stem Cell Science Soars

Illustration ©Patrick Boyer. Brief: UCSF is a trailblazer in the field of stem cell research. This research is delivering on the promise of cures that will effect people from all walks of life.

Precision Medicine Platform
Precision Medicine Platform

Illustration ©Martin Krzywinski Brief: This large graphic, based on a very rough bubble diagram, should convey how the precision medicine program at UCSF is understood. It should reflect the overlapping and dynamic parts of the program, and the personal nature of the research.

Human Microbiome
Human Microbiome

Illustration © Charis Tsevis. Brief: The image should convey how the complex microbiome in the human body works together to keep us healthy, and science is looking to harness the good bacteria as potential therapies.

Brain Navigator
Brain Navigator

Illustration © Alberto Seveso. Brief: Photograph should be illustrated to communicate how the complex circuits of the researcher's brain are hard at work mapping the brain in order to attack the disease of dementia

Can Wellness Cure?
Can Wellness Cure?

Illustration ©David Reinbold. Brief: Illustration should be of a man doing a yoga pose on an operating table. Powerful stance and the patient should be boldly colored. The message is a healthy lifestyle can not only keep illness at bay, but it can even stop a disease like cancer in it's tracks.

Science Interrupted
Science Interrupted

Illustration ©Richard Mia  Brief: The illustration should tell the story of discoveries not made because scientists are spending more than half their time applying for grants to pay their salaries.