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New York Society of Experimental Microscopists (NYSEM)
NYSEM Image of the Month
NYSEM Image of the Month
Image of the Month Rules: To submit your image, please send a single image (JPEG or GIF format, 500 kb maximum file size) with a descriptive caption (100 words or less), and a list authors and institutional affiliations to pleopold@med.cornell.edu. Images that are not selected immediately may be considered in subsequent months unless withdrawn by the authors. Please do not submit images that are subject to copyright restrictions.

April 2005

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Mouse Kidney prepared by high pressure freezing and freeze substitution. Micrograph courtesy of Richard M. Hays MD, Leslie Gunther-Cummins and Frank Macaluso, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

March 2005

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Human lung tissue stained with Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS), Alcian blue, and hematoxylin, with immunoperoxidase staining for surfactant protein. Contributed by Barbara Ferris and Philip Leopold, Department of Genetic Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

February 2005

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Oregon green-phalloidin stain of actin microfilaments in an A549 lung epithelial cell. The image was acquired as a grayscale image of the green channel under epifluorescence illumination. In the final image, the contrast was inverted and the edges of the image were dodged in Photoshop. Contributed by Philip Leopold, Department of Genetic Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University.