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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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