GE Healthcare Life Sciences Cell Imaging Competition - Winners

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

2013 Winners

High- and super-resolution microscopy

Prof. Vanessa Auld
University of British Columbia,
Canada

Prof. Vanessa Auld, University of British Columbia, 
Canada

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


Taken with: PersonalDV

High-content analysis
 

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

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

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


Taken with: IN Cell Analyzer

Regional

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

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

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


Taken with: DeltaVision OMX Blaze

2012 Winners

High- and super-resolution microscopy

Jane Stout
Indiana University, USA

Jane Stout - 
Indiana University, USA

Metaphase epithelial cell in metaphase stained for microtubules (red), kinetochores (green) and DNA (blue).

High-content analysis
 

Anushree Balachandran
Genea, Australia

Anushree Balachandran - Genea, Australia

Huntington's stem cell derived oligodendrocyte precursors stained for phalloidin (green), vinculin (red) and DNA (blue).

Regional

Markus Posch
University of Dundee, UK

Markus Posch -
University of Dundee, UK

Prometaphase human cervical carcinoma (HeLa) cell with GFP-histone labeled chromosomes (blue) stained for tubulin (yellow).

2011 Winners

Asia Pacific

Leslie Caron
GENEA, Australia

Leslie Caron - GENEA, Australia

Vascular smooth muscle cells differentiated from human embryonic stem cells stained for DNA (blue) and the smooth muscle markers Smoothelin (red) and Caldesmon (green). Read more...

Americas

Geoffrey Grandjean
MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Geoffrey Grandjean - MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Human ovarian cancer cells stained for DNA (red) and microtubules (green).

Europe

Marie Neguembor
ALEMBIC - San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy

Marie Neguembor - ALEMBIC, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy

Myoblast stained for DNA (blue), Myosin heavy chain (green) and methylated Histone H4 (red).

2010 Winners

Asia

Keiko Suzuki
Showa University, Japan

Keiko Suzuki - Showa University, Japan

Multinucleated osteoclasts produced from bone marrow macrophages stained for actin (green) and osteoclast marker cathepsin K (red).

North America

Corey Seehus
Brain Cells Inc. USA

Corey Seehus - Brain Cells Inc. USA

Human neural stem cells from fetal cortex stained for DNA (blue), neuronal (green) and astrocyte (red) markers.

Europe

Miriam Ascagni
DIBIT - SRS Institute, Italy

Miriam Ascagni - DIBIT, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy

Co-culture of murine macrophages and mesoangioblast stem cells stained for macrophage CD11b (red), mesoangioblast myosin (green) and DNA (blue).

2009 Winners

North America

Carmen Laethem
Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA

Carmen Laethem - Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA

Primary porcine trabecular meshwork cells stained for DNA (blue), actin (red) and focal adhesions (green).

Asia

Asae Igarashi
Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co. Ltd., Japan

Asae Igarash - Kyowa Hakko, Kirin Co. Ltd., Japan

HeLa cells stained for DNA (blue), tubulin (red) and nuclear mitotic apparatus protein (green).

Europe

Miriam Ascagni
DIBIT- SRS Institute, Italy

Miriam Ascagni - DIBIT, SRS Institute, Italy

Rat hippocampal neurons and astrocytes stained for neuronal β111-tubulin (green), astrocyte GFAP (red) and DNA (blue).

2008 Winners

Popular Vote Winner

Carmen Laethem
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, USA

Carmen Laethem - 
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, USA

Primary pig trabecular meshwork cells stained for actin (red), DNA (blue) and paxillin focal adhesion points (green).

Scientific Panel Vote Winner

Kymmy Lorrain
BrainCells Inc., USA

Kymmy Lorrain - 
BrainCells Inc., USA

Human cortical neural stem cells stained for TUJ-1 neuronal (green) and GFAP astrocyte (red) markers and DNA (blue).