Skip to Main Content

BioRender: Training & More

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Level Up in BioRender Spring 2024 Webinar Series, University of Rochester, River Campus LibrariesLevel Up in BioRender

Spring Webinar Series for All UR Faculty, Students & Staff

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024, 12-1pm: BioRender 101  

View the recording of this webinar

Learn actionable tips and techniques for designing science figures for your posters, presentations, publications, and more. We will introduce BioRender and give a live demonstration of the platform.

Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, 12-1pm: BioRender 201   

View the recording of this webinar

We will explore advanced tips and tools for saving time, improving your design skills, and introducing you to BioRender's newly released features.


Friday, Mar. 22, 2024, 12:30-1pm: Create Graphical Abstracts Like a Pro   

View the recording of this webinar

Learn about different layouts and compositions in BioRender that will declutter your figures and create a clear story.


Friday, Apr. 19, 2024, 12:30-1pm: Design Grant Figures Worthy of Funding 

View the recording of a 60-minute grant webinar run by BioRender founder, Shiz Aoki

Based on feedback from grant agencies, tips on how you can make the most of your limited figure space using BioRender.

BioRender at University of Rochester

College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering purchased a school-wide license to BioRender. AS&E faculty, staff, and students can access BioRender here*

Department of Neuroscience purchased a department-wide license. Neuroscience faculty, staff, and students can access BioRender here*

BioRender has over 50,000 life science icons, but if you can't find what you're looking for, each user can request up to 4 custom icons per year with our premium subscription.

Custom UR poster templates are available in BioRender. Once logged in, navigate to BioRender Templates > Posters, and search for Rochester.

*You must use this portal each time you log in to BioRender to gain access to the premium features available in our subscription.

About BioRender

BioRender is a web-based app that helps scientists create professional life science figures in minutes. It has a library over over 50,000 scientifically accurate, expert-validated icons and templates for all of your visual communication needs. Pair figures with your data to communicate your research with publications, posters, and presentations.

STEM Librarian

Profile Photo
Wendy Way
313F Carlson Library
River Campus Libraries
University of Rochester

Social Sciences & STEM Librarian

Profile Photo
Andrea Kingston
Learning Initiatives
Rush Rhees Library, Rm. 106
755 Library Rd, Rochester, NY 14627