Congratulations to Prof. Cobus Visagie on being judged one of the winners of the recent international Zeiss Microscopy Image Contest 2021. Cobus’ entry of ‘Synnemata of a new Talaromyces species’ won joint third place in the contest where Zeiss microscope users from 50 countries submitted more than 1,300 entries. The image shows a new Talaromyces species found in South Africa, growing on oatmeal as a growth medium and acquired with a Zeiss Axio Zoom.V16. The competition is part of Zeiss’ anniversary year, and celebrates the work of researchers using microscopy in various application fields. 

The winning entries can be viewed here.