Congratulations to the following winners and place-getters of the annual Centenary Institute Scientific Image competition. The competition is designed to recognise the incredible research of Centenary’s scientists, as well as to showcase their artistic and creative abilities. We hope you enjoy the incredible and striking images below.
First Place Winner: Mia Nguyen, Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program
Image Title: Ad Astra to the Stars
Image Description: Human erythroleukemia cells with giant multi-lobed nuclei.
Second Place: Dr Rohit Jain, Immune Imaging Program
Image Title: Liver Artwork
Image Description: Sinusoidal endothelial cells (red) and Kupffer cells (green) within the liver.
Third Place and Staff Pick Winner: Dr Jonathon Teo, Lipid Metabolism and Neurochemistry Laboratory
Image Title: Communication Highway
Image Description: Neurons in the brain with their long trailing axons and dendrites.
People’s Choice Winner: Nursafwana Zulkhernain, Immune Imaging Program
Image Title: Nome’s Goldfields
Image Description: Muscle tissue stained with antibodies that mark blood vessels and lymphatics.
The Centenary Institute's Professor Phil Hansbro has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious European Respiratory Society.
Dr Ulf Schmitz, Head of the Centenary Institute’s Computational BioMedicine Laboratory has been awarded an NHMRC Investigator Grant.
Centenary Institute researchers are examining the critical role of human enzymes and the coronavirus.