Congratulations to the winners of this years “Show Us Your Brain Contest!”
THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO SUBMITTED EXTRAORDINARY PHOTOS & VIDEOS!!!
Using MORF3 and SHIELD, pyramidal neurons were sparsely labelled and imaged at very high resolution deep within a whole hemisphere
From UCLA: X. William Yang, MD, PhD: http://yanglab.npih.ucla.edu/?page_id=18
From MIT: Kwanghun(KC) Chung, PhD: http://imes.mit.edu/people/faculty/chung-kwanghun/
Created at the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute
From USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute: JamesStanis– Medical Animator
3D image of parvalbumin+ neurons (red, neurites; green, presynaptic puncta) swimming through the waves of GAD1+ (cyan) neurons. Go PV circuitry!
From MIT in the Chung Lab: Young-GyunPark, PhD. - Postdoctoral Fellow
Light-based rendering of deep brain stimulation’s electrical excitation of neuronal fiber pathways to treat patients with traumatic brain injury.
From the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, University of Utah, Andrew Janson, Graduate Student Research Assistant
Mouse hippocampal neuron stained for f-actin (red) and tubulin (green) look like the devil dancing ballet.
From NIH, NHLBI in the Geller Lab Group -SharadaTilve, PhD – Postdoctoral Fellow