VIZBI 2013 Tutor Spotlight – Graham Johnson’s uPy Tutorial

Graham Johnson is an outstanding medical illustrator, animator and visualisation expert with over 15 years of professional experience. He holds a masters degree in Medical and Scientific Illustration from the John Hopkins School of Medicine and a PhD in Biophysics from the Scripps Research Institute. He illustrated the textbook Cell Biology (written by Pollard and Earnshaw) and has created numerous scientific visuals ranging from journal covers to pedagogic animations and game designs. He currently works at the UCSF as a qb3@UCSF Faculty Fellow. His visuals have won numerous prizes including the best video at the 2011 NSF International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge as well as the best poster at VIZBI 2012. He was a speaker at the VIZBI 2012 meeting where he spoke about the challenges of visualizing “mesoscale” data and the application of uPy and autoFill frameworks  (the video can be viewed here). As part of this year’s tutorial series, Graham will give an introduction on uPy (ubiquitous Python API), a system that facilitates interaction with molecular graphics software with animation systems such as Maya, Cinema 4D and Blender.


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