Image Contest Winners Announced
Winners of the 2021 Show Us Your BRAINS! Photo and Video Contest—which showcases cool, eye-catching images from BRAIN scientists—were announced June 16.
Winning photos are:
First Place: “Thinking About a Greener Future.” Allen Yen, Washington University School of Medicine. Mouse brain showing green AAV-transduced cells in the cortex and hippocampus. Neurons are labeled red and nuclei are blue.
Second Place: “Model of Mouse V1 with a Neuropixels Probe.” Barry Isralewitz, John Stone, Mariano Spivak, Kael Dai, Josh Siegle, Emad Tajkhorshid, Anton Arkhipov, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Allen Institute. Rendering of a model of mouse primary visual cortex with a Neuropixels probe was created using a new tool, Visual Neuronal Dynamics.
Third Place: “Neuron on Fire.” Olesia Bilash, NYU. Hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neuron in the mouse, recorded from the distal dendrite using patch clamp electrophysiology. The recorded location is visible as the gap in the dendrite. The neuron was filled with biocytin during recording and immunostained with streptavidin-647 post hoc. Confocal image was filtered using ImageJ.
To view the full group of winning images, visit: https://braininitiative.nih.gov/news-events/show-us-your-brains-photo-video-contest.