The American Society for Microbiology Announces Winners of the Agar Art Challenge

1st place: Neurons, biological shapes is a common theme in the works of the artist Maria Penil. Here she painted with yellow Nesterenkonia, orange Deinococcus, Sphingomonas isolated for their attractive colors as contaminants in the Berkmen lab. After growing the plates for 2 days at 30C, the artist usually lets the plate sit for few more days before permanently sealing the work in epoxy. submitted by Mehmet Berkmen of New England Biolabs , with artist Maria Penil. - First place went to Neurons, submitted by Mehmet Berkmen of New England Biolabs, with artist Maria Penil, whilst the people's Choice went to Cell to Cell, with almost 3,500 likes on the Facebook album. This image was also created by the group who won first place... - Washington D.C., United States - Wednesday 14th October 2015 (1 Picture)


1st Place: Neurons, Biological Shapes Is A Common Theme In The Works Of The Artist Maria Penil. Here She Painted With Yellow Nesterenkonia, Orange Deinococcus, Sphingomonas Isolated For Their Attractive Colors As Contaminants In The Berkmen Lab. After Growing The Plates For 2 Days At 30c, The Artist Usually Lets The Plate Sit For Few More Days Before Permanently Sealing The Work In Epoxy.
Submitted By Mehmet Berkmen Of New England Biolabs and With Artist Maria Penil. 1

1st Place: Neurons, Biological Shapes Is A Common Theme In The Works Of The Artist Maria Penil. Here She Painted With Yellow Nesterenkonia, Orange Deinococcus, Sphingomonas Isolated For Their Attractive Colors As Contaminants In The Berkmen Lab. After Growing The Plates For 2 Days At 30c, The Artist Usually Lets The Plate Sit For Few More Days Before Permanently Sealing The Work In Epoxy. Submitted By Mehmet Berkmen Of New England Biolabs and With Artist Maria Penil.
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