2022 AMI Online Salon

Delta’s defining mutations

Project Details

  • Entrant Name:  Veronica Falconieri Hays
  • Client: Science News
  • Copyright: Veronica Falconieri Hays, 2021
  • Medium/software used: Adobe Illustrator, Maxon Cinema4D, Adobe Photoshop
  • Final presentation format: 2 page magazine spread
  • Primary Audience: Science interested lay audience

Project Description

To show the anatomy of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, with locations of key mutations of the Delta variant highlighted, and the proposed effect each mutation has on the coronavirus’ biology. The right hand image shows which steps of the coronavirus life cycle that these mutations impact.