More animals from the “Unusual model organisms” conference

Here are the rest of the animals for the EMBO-sponsored MDC conference just coming to a close in Berlin. Most were done using the Touch pens I use for my cartoons; the last series was done with chalk and pencil, which I am currently using for portraits and so on.

These images are copyright 2019 by Russ Hodge.

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I am a science writer at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, author of fiction and popular science books, an artist, and a professional musician who performs on the viola da gamba and Medieval and Renaissance stringed instruments. I edit manuscripts of all types and teach the full range of scientific communication skills. I am doing theoretical work in this subject - see for example

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