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The Node-BSDB digital artwork exhibition — Folks’s selection and Judges’ selection

To showcase the number of pursuits and inventive abilities among the many developmental biology group, the Node and the British Society for Developmental Biology (BSDB) have collectively organised a digital artwork exhibition, to accompany the European Developmental Biology Congress that occurred in September 2023.

Thanks to all of the proficient individuals who submitted their art work and to everybody who has visited the artwork exhibition to this point. The exhibition is open till the top of November 2023. You may nonetheless have a stroll round.

We requested you, the Node group, to vote in your favorite art work from the exhibition. We additionally requested a panel of judges from the BSDB and The Firm of Biologists to decide on their favorite — and the outcomes are actually in!

Judges’ selection

The Maw at Etna
Oliver Anderson (Australian Regenerative Drugs Institute)
On this picture, microtubules are proven in crimson/yellow, and nuclei in white. Cells rush to fill a gap within the colony, with their jagged flame-like microtubules roaring into the centre just like the devouring forge-flames of Cyclopean Etna. (Aeneid Guide VIII: Strains 416-425) Human induced pluripotent stem cells, imaged utilizing a Zeiss LSM780 confocal microscope. Cells are labelled with DAPI (white), and immunostained for alpha-tubulin (red-yellow).

Judges’ selection runner-up and Folks’s selection

The spine of stem cell derived embryos
Christoph Markus Haefelfinger (California Institute of Expertise)
The cytoskeletal construction of preimplantation embryos demonstrated in a reconstruction of a stem cell derived mouse blastoid. After fixation, the construction was immunostained for f-actin (phalloidin, gray) and the internal cell mass (Oct4, crimson), then imaged.

Judges’ selection

Dwelling Water
Brent Foster (Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience)
Ink drawing of an octopus. Once I see these creatures glide throughout a floor, I virtually consider them as residing water.

Judges’ selection runner-up

Citadel of Dreaming Dragons
Morag Lewis (King’s Faculty London)
This started as a small pencil sketch in 2019, and grew right into a multipage creation over the yr till it was completed in June 2020. It was inked digitally, then printed in sections and painted utilizing watercolours.

Folks’s selection

Brent Foster (Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
Chalk drawing of a nautilus.

The ‘Science-inspired artwork’ and ‘Artwork by scientists’ room

The ‘Scientific photos’ room

The Historic Embryo Zoo

Thumbs up (10 votes)



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