2012 Photomicrography Competition

Image of Distinction

Mouse retina surface

Dr. Alejandra Bosco Monica L. Vetter

Affiliation
University of Utah
Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Technique

Immunofluorescence, Confocal

Magnifaction
200

Microglia (green) are immune cells that reside next to neurons (cyan) and cluster around optic axons (red) as they exit the retina (mouse).