NIST Researcher Receives Kudos for Images of Labs on a Chip

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) bioengineer Greg Cooksey is equally talented behind the lens of a camera as he is engineering complex microfluidic devices for biology experiments-and recently, he's received quite a bit of recognition for combining the two skills.

In the past year, Cooksey's photomicrographs-most often portraying the colorful beauty of dyes flowing through his designs-have been showcased in the Images from the Science 2 exhibition staged by the Rochester Institute of Technology ( and, featured in Discover Magazine ( and honored as an "image of distinction" in the 2008 Nikon Small World contest (

Upcoming venues for Cooksey's photographs include Science Illustrated and SEED magazines


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