Welcome To iPS Lab!
Let's learn about iPS cells!

About

iPS Lab is an interactive visual learning module that aims to promote public awareness of iPS cells.

What are iPS cells?

iPS cells are genetically reprogrammed cells that can be used for drug development and organ transplants. They have potential to change the medical landscape.

Who is this for?

iPS lab is created to educate those of you who are not familiar with its science, in order to make more informed decisions about iPS cells.

What will I learn?

You will learn the general concepts behind iPS cells, as well as the benefits and risks of using iPS cells in medicine.

Animation

This animation is interactive. During the animation, you will see the icon pop up. Click it to learn more about the subject that is discussed.

Infographic

Refer to the infographic below for more detailed information about iPS cells.

Reference

iPS Lab is offered by the Department of Biology at the Kobe University in collaboration with the Biomedical Visualization graduate program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Content was reviewed and approved by medical illustrators and developmental biologists.

The contents were developed by Mao Miyamoto, a Master's student at the Department of Biology at the Kobe University and a recent graduate of the Biomedical Visualization graduate program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Click the link below to view the references used for preliminary research.