Enjoy amazing sciart with Nathanael Prunet and confocal microscopes by ZEISS!
Not only are flowers beautiful to the naked eye, they are equally as striking at the microscopic level. One plant in particular is the unsung hero of plant biology, the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. There are a multitude of discoveries that can be attributed to this inconspicuous little weed.
This Picture Show features a collection of especially intriguing imagery attained through the advanced microscopic examination of this model plant. The wealth of genetic tools and genomic resources available for Arabidopsis makes it a crucial model system for the study of molecular pathways engaged in regulating plant development.
Nathanael Prunet is a plant biologist studying flower development. He completed his PhD in Lyon, France. Nat took the featured images in the Jack lab at Dartmouth and in the Meyerowitz lab at Caltech where he is currently working as a postdoc with ZEISS LSM confocal microscopes.
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