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The judges awarded Julie Schulthess’s entry first prize as the best representation of a biological process (autophagy) as well as ...

carnival.gifWinner of baking competition in the Curiosity Carnival  

The judges awarded Julie Schulthess's entry first prize as the best representation of a biological process (autophagy) as well as being the tastiest cake.

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The cake represents anti-microbial autophagy. It shows the elimination of nasty bacteria (pink blobs with red tails) by a macrophage cell. (Note the cake also includes mitochondria, vacuoles, the nucleus and Golgi apparatus)