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BioRender

Category: OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Scientific Illustration Software Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students
BioRender is a web-based program that helps you create scientific figures up to 50x faster than traditional tools. The tool combines a library of more than 50,000 scientifically accurate, expert-validated life science icons and templates with intuitive drag-and-drop functionality. To request a license, scroll down to the access information in the full description.
Request License

Welcome to BioRender

Create professional-quality figures in minutes with BioRender - no drawing skills required! BioRender is available for CU Anschutz and CU Denver faculty, staff and students for half the commercial cost through a new CU Anschutz campuswide license.


With BioRender

  • Create figures for all your visual needs like your publications, posters, and presentations
  • Pair figures with data collected from your experiments
  • Communicate your research at the next level


To Access

The cost is $190 / year and is not prorated; licensing begins on July 1 of each year. The software license is linked to your university credentials and cannot be shared. Please have your department speedtype ready to complete the request. Licenses cannot be purchased with a procurement card. 

  • Log in to the OIT Service Center at https://servicecenter.oit.ucdenver.edu/CherwellPortal/IT using your university credentials
  • After you are logged in, select Make a Request
  • In the service catalogue, select Software and Applications and then select BioRender
  • Request a new license by selecting New and complete the form
  • Click Submit Order

Note: If you would like to cancel your license, please select Disconnect and complete the form.

This software runs from any web browser; however, your best experience will be with the Chrome browser. No software needs to be installed on any computer.

Training Resources

Getting Started

There are training sessions scheduled specifically for the CU Anschutz community in addition to a large array of online resources to get people up and running quickly. Check back for upcoming 2024 live BioRender trainings on special topics such as preparing posters and designing grant figures worthy of funding. Have a BioRender topic you are interested in learning more about? Email CU-Anschutz-OIT-Outreach@cuanschutz.edu with your suggestions. 

Resources and tutorials recommended by BioRender:

Additional tutorials can be found at the BioRender Learning Hub, including:

Frequently Asked Questions

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Remote Access VPN

Category: IT Security OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Productivity and Business Remote Access Software VPN or remote access Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
When connecting from off-campus, there are several remote options based on your needs. Please note that you will be prompted for multi-factor authentication through Duo during login to the VPN or VMware Horizon for remote access.
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Single Sign On (SSO)

Category: OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Remote Access Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Authentication services to university units for departmental or campuswide applications that require the authentication of users based on their affiliation with the university.
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Equipment Tools and Resources

AV Equipment

Category: Billing Classroom Support Instructional Technology OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Room Scheduling Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: See extended details for service rates
Audiovisual (AV) equipment can be checked out for classroom use or other events on campus by submitting a request through the EMS room scheduling system.
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AV Services

Category: Billing Classroom Support Instructional Technology OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: See extended details for service rates
Audiovisual services can be scheduled for classroom and event support including AV technical assist and setup and / or AV staffing for the duration of your event.
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Equipment Rentals

Category: Billing Classroom Support Computer and Device Support Instructional Technology Productivity and Business Room Scheduling Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: See extended details for service rates
You can rent various IT and computer equipment for your classroom and business needs. Some equipment can be rented through the EMS system, other equipment needs to be rented onsite with OIT directly.
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Technology Resources

BioRender

Category: OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Scientific Illustration Software Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students
BioRender is a web-based program that helps you create scientific figures up to 50x faster than traditional tools. The tool combines a library of more than 50,000 scientifically accurate, expert-validated life science icons and templates with intuitive drag-and-drop functionality. To request a license, scroll down to the access information in the full description.
Request License

Welcome to BioRender

Create professional-quality figures in minutes with BioRender - no drawing skills required! BioRender is available for CU Anschutz and CU Denver faculty, staff and students for half the commercial cost through a new CU Anschutz campuswide license.


With BioRender

  • Create figures for all your visual needs like your publications, posters, and presentations
  • Pair figures with data collected from your experiments
  • Communicate your research at the next level


To Access

The cost is $190 / year and is not prorated; licensing begins on July 1 of each year. The software license is linked to your university credentials and cannot be shared. Please have your department speedtype ready to complete the request. Licenses cannot be purchased with a procurement card. 

  • Log in to the OIT Service Center at https://servicecenter.oit.ucdenver.edu/CherwellPortal/IT using your university credentials
  • After you are logged in, select Make a Request
  • In the service catalogue, select Software and Applications and then select BioRender
  • Request a new license by selecting New and complete the form
  • Click Submit Order

Note: If you would like to cancel your license, please select Disconnect and complete the form.

This software runs from any web browser; however, your best experience will be with the Chrome browser. No software needs to be installed on any computer.

Training Resources

Getting Started

There are training sessions scheduled specifically for the CU Anschutz community in addition to a large array of online resources to get people up and running quickly. Check back for upcoming 2024 live BioRender trainings on special topics such as preparing posters and designing grant figures worthy of funding. Have a BioRender topic you are interested in learning more about? Email CU-Anschutz-OIT-Outreach@cuanschutz.edu with your suggestions. 

Resources and tutorials recommended by BioRender:

Additional tutorials can be found at the BioRender Learning Hub, including:

Frequently Asked Questions




Additional Tools and Resources

BioRender

Category: OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Scientific Illustration Software Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students
BioRender is a web-based program that helps you create scientific figures up to 50x faster than traditional tools. The tool combines a library of more than 50,000 scientifically accurate, expert-validated life science icons and templates with intuitive drag-and-drop functionality. To request a license, scroll down to the access information in the full description.
Request License

Welcome to BioRender

Create professional-quality figures in minutes with BioRender - no drawing skills required! BioRender is available for CU Anschutz and CU Denver faculty, staff and students for half the commercial cost through a new CU Anschutz campuswide license.


With BioRender

  • Create figures for all your visual needs like your publications, posters, and presentations
  • Pair figures with data collected from your experiments
  • Communicate your research at the next level


To Access

The cost is $190 / year and is not prorated; licensing begins on July 1 of each year. The software license is linked to your university credentials and cannot be shared. Please have your department speedtype ready to complete the request. Licenses cannot be purchased with a procurement card. 

  • Log in to the OIT Service Center at https://servicecenter.oit.ucdenver.edu/CherwellPortal/IT using your university credentials
  • After you are logged in, select Make a Request
  • In the service catalogue, select Software and Applications and then select BioRender
  • Request a new license by selecting New and complete the form
  • Click Submit Order

Note: If you would like to cancel your license, please select Disconnect and complete the form.

This software runs from any web browser; however, your best experience will be with the Chrome browser. No software needs to be installed on any computer.

Training Resources

Getting Started

There are training sessions scheduled specifically for the CU Anschutz community in addition to a large array of online resources to get people up and running quickly. Check back for upcoming 2024 live BioRender trainings on special topics such as preparing posters and designing grant figures worthy of funding. Have a BioRender topic you are interested in learning more about? Email CU-Anschutz-OIT-Outreach@cuanschutz.edu with your suggestions. 

Resources and tutorials recommended by BioRender:

Additional tutorials can be found at the BioRender Learning Hub, including:

Frequently Asked Questions

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