UCF COM has acquired a limited Institutional License for BioRender. This exciting tool allows users to create professional, high-quality graphics that can be used to enhance research manuscripts, presentations, websites, and more.

The UCF COM license has up to 25 user seats for UCF COM researchers (PIs, Staff Scientists, Postdocs, Grad Students, Medical Students).

To request access for a user seat on the Institutional License please fill out this survey: https://redcap.link/COMBioRender

FIRE Students should contact comedtech@ucf.edu for assistance with FIRE project graphics.

Please email Dr. Lane Coffee (rlc@ucf.edu) if you have any questions.

Note: Distribution of licenses may be limited. If your user seat is not accessed for a prolonged period of time, you may lose access to the institutional license.

How does BioRender work?

The BioRender team of medical illustrators has created a library of over 40,000 different icons from 30+ life science fields that enables scientists, regardless of their artistic ability, to create beautiful, professional, repeatable graphics in just a couple of minutes!

The intuitive drag-and-drop functionality helps researchers create scientific diagrams up to 50x faster than PowerPoint or Illustrator!

As part of the UCF COM Institutional License you will have access to:

  • Dedicated design support from scientific and medical illustrators
  • Custom branded icons
  • Onboarding seminars and webinars


Icons & Templates

  • Over 40,000 icons in library
  • Icons from neuroscience, immunology, microbiology, and 30+ life science fields
    Icon examples
  • Main icon categories:
    BioRender categories
  • The BioRender team will create new custom icons in as little as 48 hours
  • Access to 100s of customizable templates from expert science designers
    Single-Cell Sequencing example image
    Reprinted from “Single-Cell Sequencing”, by BioRender.com (2022). Retrieved from https://app.biorender.com/biorender-templates
  • Export your figures to JPG, PNG, or PDF for presentations, publication, web or print

Editable & Customizable

  • Drag-and-drop functionality makes creating scientific diagrams faster
  • Change or update your figures as needed
  • Optimized pre-set colors based on scientific conventions

Secure, team-based collaboration

  • Store illustrations in BioRender secure web-based applications
  • Share illustrations with your lab, team, or organization
  • Add or remove team members as needed
  • Secure, web-based portal that auto-saves work as you create

Use Cases

  • Presentations                      
  • Publications                         
  • Posters                                  
  • Grant Applications                                               
  • Whiteboarding                                        
  • Lab & Team Meetings 
  • Process Diagrams
  • Experimental Guides
  • Email Updates
  • Project Deliverables
  • Social Media Content
  • Graphical Protocols
  • Onboarding & Training Materials
  • Regulatory Filings
  • Many More…