TYC Christmas Image Competition Winner 2018

This year’s TYC Christmas card is dedicated to the memory of Alessandro de Vita (1965-2018), who was one of the founders of the TYC and the Director of TYC@King’s.

Many thanks to all of you who submitted images to our 2018 TYC Christmas Card Image Competition - we had some really nice entries this year. 

We are pleased to announce that the winning image was from Dr Matteo Lo Cicero, University of Cardiff.

See below for the winning image and a selection of our other entries.

We hope you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Winning Image: Matteo Lo Cicero – Cardiff

Matteo Lo Cicero, Ada Della Pia, Massimo Riello, Luciano Colazzo, Francesco Sedona, Maria Grazia Betti, Mauro Sambi, Alessandro De Vita, Carlo Mariani

J. Chem. Phys. 147, 214706 (2017)

Simulated scanning tunnelling microscopy image of a long-range ordered array of copper tetrameric units embedded in an on-surface metal organic framework


Alessandro Crnjar - King's College London

Image represents the average density map of the Transmembrane Helices of the 5-HT3 receptor. The color scale goes from white to green to red with increasing density