Image contest winners 2018

Winners of the NMI Image contest - "Art meets Science"

Below are the three beautiful images that won and took home a set of Nikon binoculars. NMI would like to thank all contestant for submitting their beautiful images.

You all did a great job and we hope that you will consider entering in future NMI image contests.

 

Winner!

"Coltsfoot explosion" by Astrid von Mentze

 

Astrids words about the image: "This an electron microscopy image of the enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli bacteria expressing the colonization factors CS30 I discovered and characterized. The name of the colonization factor is partly named after me as I was 30 years old when I discovered it! The colonization factor is a main virulence factor and is needed to adhere to the intestinal cells in the small intestine."

 

The image was taken at CCI at the University of Gothenburg using the Electron Microscope LEO 912 OMEGA

Second place!

"Scientists under the sea"" by Jasmine Chebli

 

Description of the image: The image show a zebrafish 24h post-fertilization. The zebrafish embryo has been stained for acetylated tubulin shown in in bright green and cellular nucleus using DAPI shown in cyan.

The image was taken at CCI at the University of Gothenburg using the Confocal Microscope Zeiss LSM 700

Third place!

"Zebrafish Embryo" by Steven Edwards

 

Description of the image: The image show a Zebrafish embryo with a transgenic marker for cartilage and vascular system.

 

The image was taken at ALM - advanced light microscopy, Science for Life Lab Stockholm using the Lightsheet Z1 microscope.

We would like to thank NIKON and BergmanLabora for their generous sponsorship of the competition prizes!