April Isch Neander

April Isch Neander is an illustrator with a background in biology and personal interests in comparative anatomy, paleontology, and kinematics. She currently works in Luo Lab at the University of Chicago, doing illustration and working to create and process CT data in order to better understand the early evolution of mammals. April earned her B.A. in Biology at the University of Vermont and her M.S. of Biomedical Illustration at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She does take freelance work and is experienced with creating figures for scientific publications.


Email - april.neander@gmail.com


Zhou, C. F., Wu, S., Martin, T., & Luo, Z. X. (2013). A Jurassic mammaliaform and the earliest mammalian evolutionary adaptations. Nature, 500(7461), 163-167.

Yuan, C. X., Ji, Q., Meng, Q. J., Tabrum, A. R., & Luo, Z. X. (2013). Earliest evolution of multituberculate mammals revealed by a new Jurassic fossil. Science, 341(6147), 779-783.