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Martin Krzywinski: Keynote on Visual Design Principles

Martin Krzywinski ( gives a great primer on the key principles of effective visual design in biological sciences. During the talk he highlights the principles with examples from various peer-reviewed publications and discusses the practical aspects of effective figure design. This talk was presented at VIZBI 2013, an international conference series on visualizing biological data ( This video was filmed and distributed with permission under a Creative Commons license.

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