skip to primary navigationskip to content

27.04.17 Winners of our Zoom Box photo competition announced

last modified Apr 27, 2017 10:41 AM
Images taken with Zoom Boxes assembled at our Science Festival event have now been judged and prizes are on their way

Zbox WINNER Neve ChuaThanks to everyone who submitted photos to our Zoom Box competition. We hope you continue to enjoy discovering more about the world, and especially biology, by using your special mobile phone microscopes at home!

Our judging panel has carefully reviewed all of the entries and we can announce the winners:

WINNER (to receive an Apex microscope): Neve, aged 7 yrs,

'I'll leaf it with you' (right).


RUNNERS-UP (each wins a Phonescope):

Sophia, 9yrs, 'Violin string'

Zbox Sophia Chua


Abby, 7 yrs, 'Jewel'

Zbox Abby



Esme, 9 yrs, 'Dried pod'

Zbox Esme


Raphael, 11 yrs, 'Onion skin'

Zbox Raphael Baumberg


Lily + Fleur, 12 and 8 yrs,

'Dead flower head from a peace lily'

Zbox Lily and Fleur


Felix + Stella Blank, 6yrs,


Zbox Felix and Stella Blank


Owen, 8 yrs, 'The Queen's Eye'

Zbox Owen Varley



Georgina, 9yrs, 'Pollen'

Zbox Georgina Curson


Studying development to understand disease

The Gurdon Institute is funded by Wellcome and Cancer Research UK to study the biology of development, and how normal growth and maintenance go wrong in cancer and other diseases.

combinedLogo x3 trans2018


Share this

Immune Cell Dynamics Unfolded by Single-Cell Technologies

Chromatin Accessibility Impacts Transcriptional Reprogramming in Oocytes

Integrin α2 marks a niche of trophoblast progenitor cells in first trimester human placenta

Inhibition of the acetyltransferase NAT10 normalizes progeric and aging cells by rebalancing the Transportin-1 nuclear import pathway

SLAM-ITseq: Sequencing cell type-specific transcriptomes without cell sorting

SRSF3 maintains transcriptome integrity in oocytes by regulation of alternative splicing and transposable elements

scmap: projection of single-cell RNA-seq data across data sets

Single-cell transcriptomics reveals a new dynamical function of transcription factors during embryonic hematopoiesis

Map of synthetic rescue interactions for the Fanconi anemia DNA repair pathway identifies USP48

The developmental origin of brain tumours: a cellular and molecular framework

Bioinformatics challenges and perspectives when studying the effect of epigenetic modifications on alternative splicing

ATM orchestrates the DNA-damage response to counter toxic non-homologous end-joining at broken replication forks

Extracellular Forms of Aβ and Tau from iPSC Models of Alzheimer's Disease Disrupt Synaptic Plasticity

Combinational Treatment of Trichostatin A and Vitamin C Improves the Efficiency of Cloning Mice by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer

Predominant Asymmetrical Stem Cell Fate Outcome Limits the Rate of Niche Succession in Human Colonic Crypts

G9a regulates temporal preimplantation developmental program and lineage segregation in blastocyst

Link to full list on PubMed