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December 2011
Volume:51 , Issue Number:6
Cover Image:
Four images selected from entries in the 2011 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Contest. All images and the names of Top Ten winners and Honorable Mentions can be viewed online at www.olympusbioscapes.com.

Photographers (left to right): F. Federici, R. Berdan, D. Clark, and L. Bloom. Design by Yusef Ramelize.
From the Editor
Nathan S. Blow, Ph.D.
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, p. 363
doi  10.2144/000113771
 
BioSpotlight
Patrick C.H. Lo, Ph.D., and Kristie Nybo, Ph.D.
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, p. 365
doi  10.2144/000113772
 
Citations
Nijsje Dorman, Ph.D.
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, p. 367
doi  10.2144/000113773
 
Scientists
Kristie Nybo, Ph.D.
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, p. 369
doi  10.2144/000113774
 
Tech News
Sarah Webb, Ph.D.
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, pp. 371–373
doi  10.2144/000113775
 
Troubleshooting Forum
Kristie Nybo, Ph.D.
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, pp. 401–402
doi  10.2144/000113776
 
BioFeedback
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, p. 375
doi  10.2144/000113789
 
Reports
Nathan O'Callaghan, Natalie Baack, Razinah Sharif, and Michael Fenech
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, pp. 403–412
doi  10.2144/000113788
Shawn Hoon, Bin Zhou, Kim D. Janda, Sydney Brenner, and Jonathan Scolnick
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, pp. 413–416
doi  10.2144/000113786
 
Benchmarks
Maria Grupillo, Robert Lakomy, Xuehui Geng, Alexis Styche, William A Rudert, Massimo Trucco, and Yong Fan, Ph.D.
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, pp. 417–420
doi  10.2144/000113780
Hongru Wang, Jun Fang, Chengzheng Liang, Minghui He, Qiye Li, and Chengcai Chu
BioTechniques, Vol. 51, No. 6, December 2011, pp. 421–423
doi  10.2144/000113787