Navigation Links
Winners of plant-biology video contest announced -- new competition begins at Penn State University
Date:9/8/2010

Winners of an international competition organized at Penn State University for new plant-biology videos on YouTube are being announced today. The winners, whose awards include a share of over $5,000 in cash prizes, are the second group of awardees in a series of competitions organized by the nonprofit collaborative project ChloroFilms, which was started by Daniel Cosgrove, the Eberly Chair of Biology at Penn State. ChloroFilms has awarded $13,600 in prizes since the competitions began in 2009. "ChloroFilms promotes the creation of fresh, attention-getting, and informative videos about plant life," Cosgrove said. The winning videos, as well as all the contest entries, are on the ChloroFilms web site at http://www.chlorofilms.org/

Two Grand Prizes of $1,000 are being announced for the second group of winners. One of the Grand Prizes goes to Noah Flanigan of Murfreesboro, Tennessee for his entry titled "Kenaf Callus Hoedown" -- a lively and quirky music video using stop-motion techniques to illustrate process of culturing plant tissue. Another Grand Prize goes to David Livingston of Raleigh, North Carolina, for his video "Arabidopsis Flower in 3D," which illustrates the internal anatomy of flower stalks using microscopic sectioning and 3D reconstruction. The awards also include four first prizes of $500 each and five second prizes of $250 each.

Another ChloroFilms competition is now underway. All videos for the new competition must be submitted by 8 December 2010. For more information about contest requirements, see http://www.chlorofilms.org/

ChloroFilms is a nonprofit collaborative project started by Cosgrove at Penn State University with support from the Education Foundation of the American Society of Plant Biologists, the Botanical Society of America, the Canadian Botanical Association, and the Penn State Institutes for Energy and the Environment.
'/>"/>

Contact: Barbara Kennedy
science@psu.edu
814-963-4682
Penn State
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. 2010 Balzan Prize winners announced in Milan
2. IOP announces 2010 award winners
3. 12 women scientists announced as winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards
4. Winners of ONRs Energy Challenge to help Navy reduce its carbon footprint
5. AAPS announces 2010 NBC award winners
6. Joshua E. Neimark Memorial Travel Assistance Award winners
7. Biophysical Society announces winners of 2010 Student Travel Awards
8. Secretary Chu announces 2009 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award winners
9. Leibniz Prize 2010: 10 winners receive honor, prize money and idyllic freedom
10. Winners of the 2009 AAAS Kavli science journalism awards
11. CSIRO medal winners
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2014)... STATION The smell of cut grass in recent ... signalling distress, but new research says the aroma also ... is need for protection, the plant signals the environment ... recognized as a feeding queue for parasitic wasps to ... lay eggs in the pest insect," said Dr. Michael ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... in a plant,s biological clock one that modulates ... , Transcription factors, or genetic switches, drive gene expression ... light, rain, soil quality, or even animals grazing on ... one, called FBH1, that reacts to temperature tweaking ... keeping it on a consistent track. , "Temperature helps ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... YORK CITY (September 22, 2014)The Brain & ... the award of NARSAD Young Investigator Grants ... 200 of the world,s most promising young ... for groundbreaking neurobiological research will seek to ... strategies for psychiatric disorders that affect one ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Mown grass smell sends SOS for help in resisting insect attacks, researchers say 2Mown grass smell sends SOS for help in resisting insect attacks, researchers say 3Genetic switch regulates a plant's internal clock based on temperature 2Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awards 200 NARSAD Young Investigator grants 2
... as they are defined in textbooks, are essential ... amounts of energy as they use oxygen. However, ... as Entamoeba histolytica, the causal agent of amoebic ... to support this process. Nevertheless, Entamoeba still contains ...
... issue of Cell Metabolism has provided insight into a ... finding suggests a novel approach to the development of ... one of the most prescribed cholesterol inhibitors, according to ... , Cells obtain cholesterol, an important component of cell ...
... led by John W. Lough, Ph.D., professor of cell biology, ... cells) in animals can be cultivated to form new tissue, ... damaged as a result of a heart attack. , The ... in adult tissues has caused extraordinary interest in their therapeutic ...
Cached Biology News:Insight into natural cholesterol control suggests novel cholesterol-lowering therapy 2Stem Cell Research Shows Potential for Replacing Tissue Damaged in Heart Attacks 2
(Date:9/22/2014)... SANTA CLARA, Calif. , Sept. 22, 2014 ... ), the leading source of health information, today released ... that provide novel insights regarding physician and patient perspectives ...  Dr. Eric Topol , a leading authority in ... as both Editor-in-Chief of Medscape and Chief Academic Officer ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... mouse model of pancreatic cancer identified distinct patterns of ... differences from the primary tumor that may contribute to ... reported in the Sept. 25 issue of Cell ... Cancer Center identified several different classes of pancreatic CTCs ... targets for improved treatment of the deadly tumor. ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Lawrence ... President John DeGioia on Friday renewed their institutional ... an additional five years to expand the collaborative ... nonproliferation and global climate, energy and environmental sciences. ... an MOU originally signed in December 2009 and ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Follow us ... natural biopolymers available in abundance in nature. These ... resources such as shells of crustaceans. The significant ... due to the high percentage of nitrogen present ... in various industries owing to its exclusive properties ...
Breaking Biology Technology:WebMD/Medscape Digital Technology Survey Reveals Unique Insights Into How Patients and Physicians Perceive the Role, Potential and Risks Associated with Digital Health Technologies 2WebMD/Medscape Digital Technology Survey Reveals Unique Insights Into How Patients and Physicians Perceive the Role, Potential and Risks Associated with Digital Health Technologies 3WebMD/Medscape Digital Technology Survey Reveals Unique Insights Into How Patients and Physicians Perceive the Role, Potential and Risks Associated with Digital Health Technologies 4Massachusetts General study reveals gene expression patterns in pancreatic CTCs 2Massachusetts General study reveals gene expression patterns in pancreatic CTCs 3Lawrence Livermore Renews Pact with Georgetown University to Expand Research and Education in Science and Policy 2Emergence of New Application Areas to Drive the Global Chitin and Chitosan Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Emergence of New Application Areas to Drive the Global Chitin and Chitosan Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3
... ... replacement was defectively designed and that DePuy did not timely warn surgeons and patients of ... ... replacement manufacturer DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc over failure of a DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement. ...
... A new type of baker,s yeast ( Saccharomyces cerevisiae ... sugars, as found in agricultural waste and hardwoods. Researchers ... for Biofuels describe the creation of the new ... improved aerobic growth rate and final biomass concentration on ...
... have made a breakthrough toward creating nanocircuitry on graphene, ... silicon as the building block of transistors. They have ... thermochemical nanolithography (TCNL) for creating nanowires, tuning the electronic ... thereby allowing it to switch from being an insulating ...
Cached Biology Technology:First DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in the US 2Scientists strive to replace silicon with graphene on nanocircuitry 2Scientists strive to replace silicon with graphene on nanocircuitry 3
BioGenex IHC Kits for Rodent Tissues are designed for immunohistochemistry on rodent and rabbit tissues that are closely related to the source of the primary antibody. This kit comes with rat seconda...
... is available in a ready-to-use format. ... for dewaxing paraffin-embedded tissue sections prior ... or other analytical methods. The conventional ... dipping the slides in a series ...
... The BioGenex Super ... System is a novel ... proprietary non-biotin polymeric technology. ... high signal to noise ...
... thermal cycler is a compact instrument for gene ... tubes, 12 x 0.5 ml tubes, or a ... a thumbwheel to adjust height and pressure to ... heat pumps provide excellent thermal performance, and the ...
Biology Products: