School of Medical Sciences

2007 competition -highly commended

Confocal laser scanning microscopy


Dr Henry Waldvogel & Ray Gilbert
Department of Anatomy with Radiology

Neuron in the human brain.
Tissue preparation (Henry Waldvogel)
Imaging, deconvolution & 3D reconstruction (Ray Gilbert).

Imaged on the Leica TCS SP2 confocal microscope.

Light microscopy


Janie Foote Department of Physiology

The image shows a ball of newborn (as shown by the red nucleus BrdU staining) Glial cells (green GFAP staining).

Imaged at 20x magnification on the Zeiss Axioplan2 widefield fluorescence microscope.