Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health
Image prize 2017

Image Prize

Each year members of the Institute can put forward images for the Imaging Prize, usually created using the Institute's Imaging Facility.
The winner is selected by everyone in the Institute through a public vote.

2017 Winner

Image prize 2017

This image shows the lining of the large intestine. DNA in the cell nuclei is shown in red. Histone-crotonylation, an epigenetic mark involved in gene activation, is shown in green. Yellow indicates colocalization of both stainings.
Juri Kazakevych

2016 Winner

MArissa image prize submission 2016

This is a cross-section through a mouse’s colonic epithelium. It is folded into so-called crypts to form a large surface area for the absorption of water and nutrients, and is covered by a protective mucous layer. This layer is secreted by goblet cells which are shown in red.  These cells are crammed with mucins, proteins which make up the protective mucus and which were stained for using red fluorescent antibodies. (blue = DAPI staining nuclei, green = anti-EpCAM antibodies staining the cell membrane of epithelial cells)
Marisa Stebegg
 

2015 Winner

Muscle fibre - Emma Robinson

A cross section of left ventricle of an adult rat heart. Cardiac muscle fibre actinin is in red, identifying the muscle cells from fibroblasts. In addition, cardiac myocyte nuclei have a ring of green around their periphery. This is pericentriolar material-1 and is used to isolate myocyte nuclei from a total heart nuclear extraction. All nuclei are stained in blue.
Emma Robinson