2020 Show Us Your BRAINS! Photo & Video Contest

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Gallyas silver impregnation, ischemic neurons after stroke
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Mouse Layer V cortical neurons eYFP-labeled (Thy1-H) and imaged after CLARITY processing of a whole brain. Maximum projection with depth color coding.
4 week old Rat Cortical neurons labeled for dendrites(red), axons(green) and nuclei (blue)
Human Cortical neurons differentiated from induced stem cells for 4 weeks and labeled with dendrite marker MAP-2(Red) and axon marker NEFL(green)
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Mosaic mouse astrocyte expression of a calcium indicator (green), a novel optogenetic tool (ChromeQ, pink), and cytoskeletal processes (GFAP, blue).
Axons from the striatum form bundles around the ventrally-projecting dendrites of midbrain dopamine neurons.
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AAV-PHP.V1 carrying iCre under Ple261 endothelial-specific promoter, transduces the brain vascular cells of Ai14-reporter mouse expressing tdtomato.
Cultured rat astrocytes transduced with mitochondria RFP in red and lysosome GFP in green
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis(ALS) linked toxic  Superoxide dismutase protein aggregates(green) expressed in cultured rat spinal cord astrocytes(red)
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4 week old cultured rat cortical neurons labeled with MAP2 (red) and Synaptophysin (green). Nucleus labeled with DAPI (blue)
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Confocal image of neurons in CA3 sparsely expressing the genetically-encoded calcium indicator GCaMP6f
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The Brain is everywhere to us, Neuroscientists. This exquisite 'hippocampus', with delicate dendrities is actually a waterdrop captured at highspeed