Fabian de Kok-Mercado, MA, CMI, FAMI

Creative Director at HHMI

Associate member since 2018
Region - United States


Fabian is an award-winning director and creator of science visualization and interactive media and a Certified Medical Illustrator. He directs the production of animations, interactives, print media, branding, identity art, and implementation of emerging technologies for BioInteractive and HHMI’s film production unit, Tangled Bank Studios.

Fabian received his master’s degree from the Medical and Biological Illustration graduate program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM). He is currently a board member of the Board of Certification of Medical Illustrators and is an active member of multiple professional organizations. He also co-instructs an annual graduate level course, Molecular and Cellular Visualization, at JHUSOM and frequently gives workshops and presentations at professional meetings. Fabian was inducted as a Fellow of the Association of Medical Illustrators (FAMI) in 2018. His work has appeared in a myriad of publications, films, and interactive media and has been recognized by organizations such as the National Science Foundation, Telly Awards, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Biocommunications Association, and the Association of Medical Illustrators.