Results for the 2013 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition Announced

Nikon Small World_First Place

First prize winning entry in the 2013 Nikon Small World Competition – Chaetoceros debilis (marine diatom), a colonial plankton organism (250x) by Mr. Wim van Egmond

Nikon Instruments is one of the leading manufacturers of optical instruments and imaging solutions for the life sciences industry with close to a century of experience in the domain. Nikon has been conducting photomicrography contest every year from the past 39 years involving photos of objects from under the microscope.

Just like every year, this year’s Nikon Small World Contest’s photomicrographs are announced and these interesting photos features close up views of biological and chemical samples in their grandeur under the lens. The panel of judges for this year’s competition included Dr. Joan V. Ruderman – President and Director of Marine Biological Laboratory, Ms. Cara Santa Maria –  A Science Educator,  Mr. Alan Taylor – Senior Editor at The Atlantic, Dr. Ronald Vale – Professor of the Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of California, San Francisco and Michael Davidson – Director , Optical and Magneto-Optical Imaging Center at National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Florida State University as the Judge Consultant.

The top 20 images of this year’s Nikon Small World Competition are given below.

1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place 5th Place 6th Place 7th Place 8th Place 9th Place 10th Place 11th Place 12th Place 13th Place 14th Place 15th Place 16th Place 17th Place 18th Place 19th Place 20th Place Image Map

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