BioRender is a web-based app to help create scientific figures up to 50X faster than traditional tools

BioRender combines a library of over 50,000 scientifically accurate, expert-validated life science icons and templates with intuitive drag-and-drop functionality. Create professional-quality figures in minutes – no drawing skills required!

With BioRender, you can:

  • 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

How To Get A Copy

BioRender is available to Faculty, Staff and Students at the University of Rochester.

College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering purchased a school-wide license. College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering Faculty/Staff/Students can access BioRender here.  

Department of Neuroscience purchased a department-wide license. Neuroscience Faculty/Staff/Students can access BioRender here.

Neuroscience BioRender questions: Contact

If you are interested in a department wide license for BioRender, please contact

All other faculty staff and students must purchase a license.


$215.40 per activation/year. All licenses renew in January. Prorated pricing is available.

Payment may be made by blue 312 requisition, through email with FAO (university account number), Cash, Visa, Master Card, Discover.

Personal purchase can be made online here. NetID required for online purchase.

Departmental purchase:

Contact the UR Tech Store. You will need to provide:

  • FAO payment information
  • user(s) name and email address

After a license is purchased, the user will receive a welcome letter from BioRender with information to access the license.

System Requirements

BioRender is an online solution compatible across operating systems and devices.

More Information

Technical support is available at

BioRender Learning Hub