Advanced Microscopy Facility Micrograph of the Year Competition

Micrographs of 2012

The Bosch Institute Advanced Microscopy Facility “Micrograph of the Year” Competition reaches its fifth year!

Thank you to all the participants to the Bosch Institute Advanced Microscopy Facility Micrograph of the Year 2012 Competition. It’s been a great year and we’ve received lots of excellent micrographs for this year’s competition.
The winners were announced at the end of the Bosch Young Investigators Symposium on Friday December 7th. Congratulations to all of the prize winners and well done to all the Top 20 entrants. All of the Top 20 images can be seen on display in the Anderson Stuart Common Room until Friday Dec 14th and then in the lobby of the Medical Foundation Building until the end of January 2013.

Thanks again to A/Prof. Cedric Shorey (Anatomy & Histology) and Dr Jenny Whiting (ACMM) for judging the competition and to all the sponsors who so generously supported this competition: Bosch Institute, Carl Zeiss Australia, BioStrategy and Molecular Devices, Olympus Australia, Nikon Australia and Coherent Scientific, Perkin Elmer, Leica Microsystems, LasTek and LaVision BioTec.



Bosch Institute Advanced Microscopy Facility Top 18 Micrographs 2012

Bosch Institute Advanced Microscopy Facility Top 18 Micrographs 2012
Images taken by:
Top row (left to right): Charmaine Green, Emily Don, Connie Poon, Samson Dowland, Anandwardhan Hardikar
Second row (left to right): Michael Lovelace, Yuki Sugiyama, Sivaraman Purushothuman, Glib Popov, Anastasia Sizemova
Third row (left to right): Thomas Owens, Mahmoud Karimi Azardaryany, Michael Lovelace, Shawna Foo, Giselle Yeo
Bottom row (left to right): Gavin Tjin, Thomas Ashurst, Lowenna Holt

FIRST PRIZE
Sivaraman Purushothuman
PhD Student; Retinal & Cerebral Neurobiology Lab (Labhead: Prof. Jonathan Stone); Department of Physiology; Bosch Institute, The University of Sydney
Title: “Flashpoint of dementia – a microaneurysm in the aging, demented brain”

2012 First Prize

SECOND PRIZE
Lowenna Holt
Senior Postdoc; Diabetes and Metabolism Laboratory (Labhead: A/Prof. Gregory Cooney); Metabolic Diseases; Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Title: “Visualising myofibres within a leg muscle”

2012 Second Prize

THIRD PRIZE
Gavin Tjin
PhD Candidate; Cell Biology Lab (Prof. Judy Black); Sydney Medical School, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Title: “Collagen in the airways and Collagen in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis”

2012 Third Prize

FOURTH PRIZE
Thomas Owens
Postdoctoral Research Associate; Developmental and Cancer Biology Group (Labhead: Matthew Naylor); Discipline of Physiology, The University of Sydney
Title: “Branching mammary epithelial cells”

2012 Fourth Prize

FIFTH PRIZE
Shawna Foo
PhD Student; Byrne Lab (Supervisor: Maria Byrne); Discipline of Anatomy and Histology, School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney
Title: “The Anatomy of a Juvenile Sea Urchin”

2012 Fifth Prize

SIXTH PRIZE
Giselle Yeo
PhD Student; Weiss Lab (Supervisor: Prof. Anthony Weiss); School of Biological Science, The University of Sydney
Title: “Mutant Elastin Hydrogel”

2012 Sixth Prize

SEVENTH PRIZE
Yuki Sugiyama
Postdoctoral Fellow; Eye lens laboratory, (Supervisor, John McAvoy, Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmolgy, and Frank Lovicu, Anatomy and Histology), The University of Sydney
Title: “A BrdU incorporated cell in adult mouse lens epithelium”

2012 Seventh Prize

EIGHTH PRIZE
Emily Don
PhD Student; Laboratory of Development and Disease Models in Zebrafish (Labhead: Nicholas Cole); Department of Anatomy and Histology, Bosch Institute, The University of Sydney
Title: “Brightfield image of bone & cartilage staining of the pelvic fins of a zebrafish”

2012 Eighth Prize

NINTH PRIZE
Michael Lovelace
Postdoctoral Fellow; Vascular Biology Laboratory (Superviso: Prof. Jenny Gamble); Centenary Institute
Title: “Localisation of SENEX to microtubules”

2012 Ninth Prize