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Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest Winners 11 through 20

Earlier this week, I posted on the top 10 winners in Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Contest.  Below are the rest of the top 20 winners (numbers 11-20).  Thanks again to Nikon Small World for allowing me to post these amazing photos.


Miss Vitoria Tobias Santos
11th Place
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rodrigo Evo Devo Group
Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Macrobrachium shrimp (ghost shrimp) eye
courtesy of Nikon Small World

Entry_23972_Oxide on LOR-2

Dr. Pedro Barrios-Perez
12th Place
CPFC (nanofabrication), National Research Council of Canada/Information and Communication Technologies
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Silicon dioxide on polydimethylglutarimide-based resist
Bright field microscopy
courtesy of Nikon Small World

Entry_24523_Mouse Vertebra Large Stitched Extended DOF fluorescence border with scale

Dr. Michael Paul Nelson and Samantha Smith
13th Place
Department of Pathology/Neuropathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Mouse vertebra section
Focus Stacking
courtesy of Nikon Small World

Entry_24535_Mouse Embryo 3Color

Mr. Zhong Hua
14th Place
Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Peripheral nerves in E11.5 mouse embryo
courtesy of Nikon Small World


Dr. Christian Q. Scheckhuber
15th Place
Goethe University
Frankfurt, Germany
Podospora anserina (fungus) filamentous tip cells
courtesy of Nikon Small World

Entry_24217_Pityohyphantes phrygianus 5x 30um 73

Mr. Geir Drange
16th Place
Asker, Norway
Pityohyphantes phrygianus (sheet weaver spider) with a parasitic wasp larva on the abdomen
Reflected Light, Focus Stacking
courtesy of Nikon Small World


Dr. Alexandre William Moreau
17th Place
Institute of Neurology, University College London
London, UK
Pyramidal neurons and their dendrites visualized in the visual cortex of a mouse brain
2-Photon, Focus Stacking, Fluorescence, Patch clamp
courtesy of Nikon Small World


Mr. Christian Sardet
18th Place
Department of Life Sciences, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Annelid larva
courtesy of Nikon Small World

Motor neuron and skeletal muscle

Dr. David Ward
19th Place
Oakdale, California, USA
Nerve and muscle thin section
Brightfield, Image Stacking
courtesy of Nikon Small World

Imaris Snapshot

Dr. James Burchfield
20th Place
The Garvan Institute
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The explosive dynamics of sugar transport in fat cells
Live Cell Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence
courtesy of Nikon Small World

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