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February 2017

The heart of the brain”: the developing midbrain. An image for Valentines day. A coronal section of embryonic day 16.5 mouse midbrain by Dr.S. Hegarty, Dr. G. O'Keeffe & Prof A. Sullivan is cover image of Neuronal Signaling Jan-Feb 2017 .

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February 2017
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January 2017

By thresholding the image of an explant culture of a sympathetic ganglion and reflecting the structure Dr O'Keeffe has created a seasonally atmospheric Sunrise Sunset image.

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January 2017
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November 2016

Fifty shades of Grey matter: The title of this image represents the diversity in symptoms in Parkinson’s and the many types of neurons affected by the disorder.

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November 2016
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November

Fifty shades of Grey matter. The title of this image represents the diversity in symptoms in Parkinson’s and the many types of neurons affected by the disorder.

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November
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October2016 Image of the Month

An image of a culture of neurons derived from neural precursor cells - dopamine neurons are shown in red, all neurons are shown in green and nuclei are shown in blue. But as Halloween approaches strange images begin to appear.

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October2016 Image of the Month
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September2016 Image of the Month

More than Neurons feeling the blues. depression is a common mental disorder.The image represents the many different emotions and their severity reflected in grey, overlaid on a neuron to represent the origins of this disorder.

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September2016 Image of the Month
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September 2014 Image of the Month

Montage of confocal optical serial sections,through a rat brain. Imaged using the Olympus FluoView FV1000 Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope in the Imaging Centre by Dr Conor O'Leary.

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September  2014 Image of the Month
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August 2014 Image of the Month

Scanning Electron Micrograph of Rat Lung. Specimen sputter coated with gold and imaged with JSM-5510. Image submitted by Ms Suzanne Crotty.

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August 2014 Image of the Month
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July 2014 Image of the Month

Direct observation of cell division in BLBP-GFP transfected cells: Image submitted by Dr Janelle Pakan and Dr Kieran Mc Dermott.

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July 2014 Image of the Month
We would be delighted to include any research images from the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience in our Image of the month section. Please email image(s), and details i.e. your name, image subject, magnification, instrument used and any other relevant details to b.rea@ucc.ie
 
 

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