CENTER VALLEY, Pa. (PRWEB) August 27, 2008
The judges for the 2008 competition are Dr. Claire M. Brown, of McGill University's Life Sciences Complex Imaging Facility in Montreal, Canada; Dr. Douglas Murphy, Director of the Light Microscopy Facility at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farms Research Campus, Ashburn, Va.; Dr. John M. Murray, of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, Pa.; and world-renowned photomicrographer Wim van Egmond of The Netherlands.
The Olympus BioScapes International Digital Imaging Competition focuses on the amazing stories being told through the images and movies captured in today's life science laboratories, and on the remarkable confluence of science and art. The world's foremost forum for recognizing life science images captured through light microscopes, it carries a top prize worth $5,000. Each entrant can submit up to five still images, image sequences, or movies. Any magnification and any brand of equipment can be used; judges are not given equipment/brand information when judging. Deadline for entering the 2008 competition is September 30; winners will be notified in October, and publicly announced in December. For more information or to enter the competition, visit http://www.olympusbioscapes.com.
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