About the Webinar

Toronto-based Kate Xagoraris works at the intersection of visual effects and science. She has created numerous visualizations of complex scientific processes - that are both scientifically accurate and aesthetically compelling. In this webinar, Kate will be showcasing how to visualize proteins associated diabetic functions in the human body. Watch this webinar to learn the techniques and technologies that Kate uses to create her compelling molecular visualizations.


Download the Houdini Protein Visualization Toolkit referenced in this webinar.






About the Presenter

Kate Xagoraris

Kate Xagoraris

Kate is an internationally renowned visual effects artist, writer, Professor and Industry Mentor. Drawing on her strong VFX background, Kate helps researchers and scientists translate their innovative discoveries into stunning visuals to effectively increase the communication impact of their work across a broad range of media.

She hosts a Houdini User Group for VFX artists, “Scientific Design in Houdini” that encourages “outside the box thinking” with scientific data and focuses on the beneficial role of visual effects in the scientific visualization and technology worlds. In addition, Kate runs a VFX site for artists to help them better understand Houdini’s scientific visualization value across many research fields including: biology, quantum materials, marine studies and astrophysics.