CELLIM microscopy picture contest - 2020 

Dear CELLIM users, 

We would like to invite you to participate in the first edition of microscopy picture contest organized by Cellular Imaging Core Facility of Ceitec-MU. If you have a nice picture you have made using our microscope you can enter the game and win some of the interesting prizes.  


  • Everyone entering the contest must fulfil the following criteria: 
  • A person applying the picture is the only author. 
  • The image was acquired using CELLIM microscope during the year 2020. 
  • One person can apply one picture. 

Rules and entry period 

Pictures can be sent by e-mail to until January 27, 2021. Image must be in jpeg or png format. In Subject specify “CELLIM microscopy picture contest 2020” and in-text specify:

  • First name, family name 
  • Research group affiliation, Institute 
  • Your status (student, postdoc …) 
  • One phrase description of the picture 
  • Name of the microscope image was acquired 

Winner selection: 

Cellim staff will select four pictures which will be nominated for the final selection. Selected pictures will be posted on our Twitter account and ranked according how many votes (likes) each picture will receive. Votes will be counted on day 7 after tweet publication. The picture with the most received votes will win the competition. 


There will be prizes reserved for selected pictures.  

1st place 

1 kg of excellent Bwindi Favorite 100% Arabica coffee, CELLIM mouse pad, puzzles with printed picture, mug with printed picture   

2nd place 

250 g of excellent Bwindi Favorite 100% Arabica coffee, CELLIM mouse pad, mug with printed picture   

3rd place 

CELLIM mouse pad, mug with printed picture   

4th place 

CELLIM mouse pad 

Usage rights 

By entering the contest participant declare that he/she is the author of the image and provide CELLIM with permission to use and publish the picture on Cellim Twitter account and Cellim webpages. Selected pictures might be also printed on Cellim calendar for next year.