GE Healthcare Life Sciences Cell Imaging Competition - 2013 Winners Announced

Congratulations to the three winners of the 2013 Cell Imaging Competition, supported by BioTechniques. Over 23,000 votes were cast in the competition!

The competition winners won a trip to New York City for themselves and a colleague, for a once in a lifetime opportunity to see their winning image displayed on one of the hi-resolution screens in Times Square.

High- and super-resolution microscopy winner

Prof. Vanessa Auld
University of British Columbia, Canada.

Therapeutic focus: Neurodegenerative disease.

Description: Drosophila neuromuscular junction stained for extracellular matrix proteins (green and blue) and the nerve terminal (red).

Taken using PersonalDV
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High-content analysis winner

Dr. Martin Barr
St James's Hospital & Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Therapeutic focus: Cancer

Description: Lung adenocarcinoma cell stained for F-actin (green), mitochondria (red) and DNA (blue).

Taken using IN Cell Analyzer
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Regional winner

Dr. Graham Wright
Institute of Medical Biology, A*STAR, Singapore

Therapeutic focus: Fertility

Description: Mouse spermatocyte spread stained for KASH-5 and SCP3 (red and green) and DNA (blue).

Taken using DeltaVision OMX Blaze
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High-content analysis

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May 21st, 2014
Winners' Event - New York
The winners share the inspiration for their research and stories behind their winning images; footage taken from the winners' event in New York where a video of their images was shown in Times Square on April 26th 2014.
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May 7th, 2014
Timers Square Video
An animated film showcasing the inspiring cell images that competed in the 2013 Cell Imaging Competition. Premiered in Times Square New York, 26th April 2014.
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March 12th, 2014
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Winners of the GE Healthcare Life Sciences 2013 Cell Imaging Competition announced.

The GE Healthcare Life Sciences Cell Imaging Competition, supported by BioTechniques, celebrates the outstanding research of scientists from across the world using IN Cell Analyzer, DeltaVision™ and DeltaVision OMX™ systems in their work.