Stem Cell Journal Club Image Competition!

Old neurons can learn new tricks! by Andreea Nistorica
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Start Time: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 12:00
End Time: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 13:30
Biomed 200
Rachel Reed

A competition for Best Image - cover art, graphic abstract, microscope image, cartoon or model of a biological process - will be held at each Journal Club.

Sponsored by Carl Zeiss Microscopy


• Submit a stem cell-related image, illustration, cartoon, or model, with a catchy caption
• Images will be displayed at the monthly stem cell journal club and a winner chosen by popular vote. The image creator will be anonymous until after the vote


• A gift card/certificate
• Display on the IBSC website for one month
• The opportunity to be entered for the “Best in Show” grand prize of $100
• A perk on your CV!

Image must be own creation related to stem cell research; Caption must be 30 words or less; An electronic version of the image must be submitted to Rachel ( 24 hrs. prior to each monthly meeting; must be present at Stem Cell Journal Club to win or to vote; if fewer than 2 images are submitted per meeting the competition is canceled (no prize); in case of a tie for 1st prize, Ben (Abrams) is tiebreaker.

December Winner: Old neurons can learn new tricks! By Andreea Nistorica
When the transcription factor Tbr2 is ectopically expressed in retinal ganglion cells in an adult mouse, they get reprogrammed and begin expressing the light-sensitive protein melanopsin. (Green: GFP mouse line marking retinal ganglion cells; Magenta: melanopsin)

Old neurons can learn new tricks! By Andreea Nistorica

February Winner: Blossom Peony Organoids by Yueli Liu

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