viernes, 27 de diciembre de 2013

Olympus BioScapes 2013 Winners Gallery

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2013 Winning Entries
The Olympus BioScapes 2013 winners, honorable mentions, and technical merit awards are displayed in this gallery. In order to view the images, please click on the individual links.
Specimen: Carnivorous U. gibba plant
HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus
Ashburn, Virginia, United States
Specimen: Open trap of aquatic carnivorous plant, humped bladderwort Utricularia gibba, with single-cell organisms inside.
Technique: Confocal imaging, 100x
2nd Prize - Miss Dorit Hockman Specimen: Molossus rufus embry
Miss Dorit Hockman
University of Oxford
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Specimen: Embryo of black mastiff bat Molossus rufus.
Technique: Stereo microscopy
3rd Prize - Dr. Igor Siwanowicz Specimen: Desmids
Dr. Igor Siwanowicz
HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus
Ashburn, Virginia, United States
Specimen: Single-cell fresh water algae (desmids). Composite image including, concentric from the outside: Micrasterias rotata, Micrasterias sp., M. furcata, M. americana, 2x M. truncata, Euastrum sp. and Cosmarium sp.
Technique: Confocal imaging, 400x
4th Prize - Mr. Spike Walker Specimen: Lily flower bud
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Specimen: Lily flower bud, transverse section.
Technique: Darkfield illumination, stitched images
5th Prize - Dr. Dylan Burnette Specimen: Mouse fibroblasts
Dr. Dylan Burnette
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Specimen: Mouse embryonic fibroblasts showing actin filaments (red), mitochondria (green) and DNA (blue).
Technique: Structured illumination microscopy (SIM) fluorescence, acquired with a 60x objective
6th Prize - Mr. Kurt Wirz Specimen: Gonocerus acuteangulatus
Mr. Kurt Wirz
Basel, Switzerland
Specimen: "Brother bugs." Gonocerus acuteangulatus, two hours old. Size 3mm.
7th Prize - Mr. Charles Krebs Specimen: Phantom Midge larva
Mr. Charles Krebs
Issaquah, Washington, United States
Specimen: Phantom midge larva (Chaoborus) "Glassworm." Birefringent musculature that is usually clear and colorless is made visible here by specialized illumination.
Technique: Polarized light, 100X

8th Prize - Dr. Yaron Fuchs Specimen: Mouse tail with stem cells
Dr. Yaron Fuchs
Howard Hughes Medical Institute/The Rockefeller University
New York, NY USA
Specimen: Mouse tail whole mounts showing hair follicle stem cells and proliferating cells.
Technique: Confocal imaging
9th Prize - Mr. Fabrice Parais Specimen: Sericostoma sp.
Mr. Fabrice Parais
DREAL (Regional Directorate of Environment, Planning and Housing) of Basse-Normandie
Caen, France
Specimen: Head and legs of a caddisfly larva: Sericostoma sp., a benthic macroinvertebrate that can be used for freshwater biomonitoring; because it is relatively sensitive to organic pollution and dies if water is dirty, it is a good indicator of water quality.
Technique: Stereo microscopy, 15x
10th Prize - Mr. Ralph Grimm Specimen: Video: Paramecium
Mr. Ralph Grimm
Jimboomba Queensland, Australia
Specimen: Paramecium, showing contractile vacuole and ciliary motion.
Technique: Differential interference contrast, 350x-1000x


2013 Honorable Mentions


C. Barros

M. Boyle

T. Burns

M. Clarke

M. Crutchley

N. Cuenca

S. Di Talia

J. Dolan

G. Drange

J. Ducharme

A. Dumitrache

A. Ertürk

A. Ferrand

M. Ghabril and C. Babbey

M. Gibson

M. Gibson

G. Günther

J. Hallfeldt

T. Hickman

P. Honkakoski

C. Jackson

M. Kandasamy

M. Khodaverdi

M. Klinghardt

L. Knight

L. Knight

A. Kobitski et al.

A. Kohn and J. Kubo

C. Krebs

C. Krebs

M. Lehnert and C. Mulvane

N. Lindström

X. Lu and C. Bolt

G. Luna

D. Maitland

J. Michels

J. Michels

D. Millard

M. Miś

D. Moore

R. Moreno Gill

S. Mouchet

J. Myslowski

W. Nell

J. Nicholson

S. Nishimura

A. Pan

J. Petersen

J. Petersen

A. Phillips-Yzaguirre

C. Pintér

C. Pintér

P. Ray

G. Rouse

A. Salehi

A. Singh

I. Siwanowicz

V. Sýkora

E. Tabdanov

R. Taiariol

V. Tobias Santos

M. Turzańska

M. Turzańska

W. van Egmond

P. Verrees

D. von Wangenheim

L. Windus

K. Wirz

A. Woolley and A. Gilmour

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