19 April 2010 Image of the Week

C. elegans pharynx in motion

Optics InfoBase highlights an image obtained in the group led by ICFO Prof. Pablo Loza-Alvarez. The highlighted movie shows the reconstructed three-dimensional structure of the C. elegans pharynx using two-photon selective plane illumination microscopy (tp-SPIM). It is part of a research work published in Optics Express by ICFO Postdoctoral Researchers Dr. Jonathan Palero and Dr. Susana Santos, ICFO Staff Scientist Prof. David Artigas, and ICFO Prof. Pablo Loza-Alvarez.