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Best cell bio images of 2010

See the winners of this year's ASCB video and photo contest

Alison McCook
The winners of this year's American Society for Cell Biology video and photo contest, "Celldance," focus on the art that underlies the work cell biologists do every day.The winning video, "Cellular Recognition," earned linkurl:U. Serdar Tulu;http://www.biology.duke.edu/kiehartlab/people.html at Duke University $500 for his ability to capture the dynamics of filopodia during Drosophila development. During the film, two epidermal cell sheets merge to form the epidermis.
U. Serdar Tulu at Duke University captures the dynamics of filopodia during
Drosophila development, in which two epidermal cell sheets merge to
form the epidermis.
"Actomyosin and Focal Adhesion
in Fly Egg Chamber"
Image: Li He
The #1 photo entry, by linkurl:Li He,;http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/biochem/news/index.htm a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University, captures the colorfully stained image of follicle cells in a fruit fly egg chamber, and also netted He $500. The image depicts the nuclei (blue), focal adhesions (green), and actin filaments (red).The second place image, by...
A video by Karl Lechtreck at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
shows the movement of cilia inside mouse trachea.
"Promiscuous membrane drug transporters"
Image: Graham Johnson




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