Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación

CIBERÍZATE - CIBER-BBN Scientific Photography Contest

Monkey’s retinal cells, winning photo from the contest

CIBERÍZATE, a CIBER-BBN scientific photography took place in 2013. In this contest, the shot chosen as the winner was “Monkey retinal cells” by Gema Martínez and Eduardo Fernandez from the NN-UMH group.

The image received 2,155 votes through the web page and social networks. The photograph taken using confocal microscopy shows different cell types in the retina of a monkey (Macaca fascicularis) labelled with different antibodies. 

Thirty-two excellent quality shots were received in the contest. CIBER-BBN proceeded to select 12 of said shots which went into the user voting phase.