Advanced Microscopy Facility Micrograph of the Year Competition

Micrographs of 2011

The images for the micrograph competition this year were fantastic as always. Thank you to everyone who entered and the fabulous judges (Assoc. Prof Cedric Shorey (Anatomy) and Jenny Whiting (EMU)). The top 20 images were on display in the Anderson Stuart Common Room and in the foyer of the Medical Foundation building. A big thankyou to all the sponsors who kindly donated all of the prizes; LaVision BioTec, Leica Microsystems, Lastek, PerkinElmer, Carl Zeiss, Bio-Strategy, Molecular Devices, Coherent Scientific, Nikon, Molecular Probes and Life Technologies.

Micrograph Competition Top 20 Images

Bosch Institute Advanced Microscopy Facility Top 20 Micrographs 2011
Images taken by (left to right):
Top row: Zhiqiang (Charlie) Chen, Siva Purushothuman, Matthew Zada, Ping Hu, Errin Johnson.
Second row: Gavin Tjin, Sam Dowland, Ping Hu, Sharissa Latham, Romanthi Madawala.
Third row: Patricia Banaczek, Tariq Chohan, Delfine Cheng, Steven Eamegdool, Charmaine Green.
Fourth row: Minh Huynh, Anson Cheng, Megan Steain, Kennedy Wolfe, Clare Gordon-Thomson.

FIRST PRIZE
STEVEN EAMEGDOOL (Chan-Ling Lab, Anatomy)
“The Art of Science”

First Prize 2011

SECOND PRIZE
MEGAN STEAIN (Varicella zoster virus lab)
“T cell-neuron interactions during herpes zoster”

Second Prize 2011

THIRD PRIZE
KENNEDY WOLFE (Professor Maria Byrne’s Lab, Anatomy & Histology)
“Prehistoric Pedicellaria”

Third Prize 2011

FOURTH PRIZE
CHARMAINE GREEN (Developmental Physiology, Dr Margot Day’s Lab)
“Baby’s escape from its blanket reveals IGR-1R localisation”

Fourth Prize 2011

FIFTH PRIZE
CLARE GORDON-THOMSON (Vitamin D, Bone and Skin Lab, Professor Rebecca Mason’s Lab)
“Comet assay: UV-induced DNA damage in skin cells”
Prize accepted by Melissa Baron

Fifth Prize 2011

SIXTH PRIZE
SAM DOWLAND (Cell and Reproductive Biology Laboratory, Professor Chris Murphy’s Lab)
“Brush Border of Small Intestine”

Sixth Prize 2011

SEVENTH PRIZE
ROMANTHI MADAWALA (Cell and Reproductive Biology Laboratory, Professor Chris Murphy’s Lab)
“Red Green and Blue: Oesophageal localization of Caveolin 1 ICAM-1”

Seventh Prize 2011
MOLECULAR PROBES PRIZE 2011

FIRST PRIZE
SIVA PURUSHOTHUMAN (Retinal and Cerebral Neurobiology Group, Physiology)
“Amyloid Beta plaques occur in close proximity to a cerebral blood vessel and its branches.”

Molecular Probes Winner 2011