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    Glowing bacteria make a pretty postcard
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    Glowing bacteria make a pretty postcard


    This tropical scene, reminiscent of a postcard from Key West, is actually a petri dish containing an artistic arrangement of genetically engineered bacteria. The image showcases eight of the fluorescent proteins created in the laboratory of the late Roger Y. Tsien, a cell biologist at the University of California, San Diego. Tsien, along with Osamu Shimomura of the Marine Biology Laboratory and Martin Chalfie of Columbia University, share the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on green fluorescent protein-a naturally glowing molecule from jellyfish that has become a powerful tool for studying molecules inside living cells.
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    Internal NoteHi Joe, You have my permission to place the image in the repository. Please credit Nathan C. Shaner, The Scintillon Institute. Thanks, Nathan ________________________ Nathan C. Shaner, Ph.D. Assistant Professor The Scintillon Institute 6404 Nancy Ridge Dr. San Diego, CA 92121 tel. 858-587-6645 fax. 858-587-6692 nathanshaner@scintillon.org On Jun 21, 2013, at 12:35 PM, joe.piergrossi@nih.gov wrote: Form details below. First Name: Joe Last Name: Piergrossi Email: joe.piergrossi@nih.gov Telephone: Message: Dear Dr. Shaner, In 2011 we featured some of your work in our series Research in Action. We would like to add the image associated with that article in our public online repository. Would you allow us to do so? Please let us know how you would like to be credited. Adding the image to this gallery would allow the public to use it for educational, media and other purposes, in addition to NIGMS/NIH use. Thank you very much, Joe Joe Piergrossi [C], Science Writing Intern National Institute of General Medical Sciences Phone: 301-496-7301 Email: joe.piergrossi@nih.gov 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
    SourceNathan C. Shaner, The Scintillon Institute
    Credit LineNathan C. Shaner, The Scintillon Institute
    InvestigatorRoger Tsien
    Record TypePhotograph
    Topic Area(s);#Cells;#Genes;#
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