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UCSF Science Image and Video Competition

Prizes
Judges Grand Prize for Still Image

Judges Grand Prize for Still Image

+ 4 other prizes

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Experience the beauty and complexity of life through the eyes of science. As the nation’s leading public recipient of NIH biomedical research funds, there is no shortage of visually stunning research happening in UCSF labs every day.

Submissions were judged on artfulness, scientific enlightenment and technical mastery. The winners of the 2015 Sci-Resolution Awards are:

Grand Prize - Image:
Torsten Wittman for “Endothelial cells”

Runners Up - Image (tie for two):
Anna Reade for “Stentor”
Daniel Kopinke for “Cross-section of injured mouse skeletal muscle”

Judge’s Favorites - Video (tie for three):
Jeffrey Van Haren: Human lung epithelial carcinoma cell
Matthew P. Klassen: The heart of an aging fruit fly in health and disease
Antonino Schepis: Embryonic zebrafish skin cells undergoing cell extrusion

People’s Choice:
Emma LeFrancais, for the video: Platelet release in the lung observed by mouse intra-vital imaging

For more information visit www.ucsf.edu/sci-resolution.

Contest Requirements

Images and videos will be judged on their overall visual impact, scientific content and technical proficiency. Each person can submit up to 5 entries using their ucsf.edu email address.

Images: Images can be no larger than 50MB and/or 8,000 pixels per side, and common formats like .jpg and .png are accepted. For best online representation, we encourage an aspect ratio of 16 x 9.

Videos: Videos can be no longer than 30 seconds, and no larger than 500MB. Common formats like .mov and .mp4 are accepted. For best online representation, we encourage an aspect ratio of 16 x 9.

We want your images and videos to look great, so give us your best resolution! Good luck!

Contest Timeline

Round nameStarts onEnds on
Submission roundSeptember 4, 2015 @ 12:00 AM (PDT)October 2, 2015 @ 11:59 PM (PDT)
Voting roundOctober 1, 2015 @ 12:00 AM (PDT)October 15, 2015 @ 11:59 PM (PDT)

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