Research methods/Microscopy/Fluorescence microscopy
For his novel research to obtain high-resolution images of biological cells and tissues, Mark Bates has been named the 2010 Grand Prize winner for the GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists. The annual competition, which includes a grand-prize award of $25,000, is supported by GE Healthcare and the journal Science, which is published by AAAS, the nonprofit science society.
For his research on HIV-1 resistance in monkeys, Matt Stremlau has been named the grand prize winner and the North American regional winner of the GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists.
Stremlau’s prize-winning essay, to be published in the 7 December issue of Science, details the path he and his colleagues followed to determine why Old World monkeys are resistant to HIV-1.