Steve Gschmeissner is one of the world’s leading scanning electron microscopists. Meet a highly skilled professional using a wonderfully realistic microscopic technique. His coverage of the microscopic world is comprehensive and wide ranging, including bacteria, human and animal tissues such as blood, nerves, bone and hair cells, pests, parasites and pond life, electronic circuitry and nanotechnology. His greatest contribution is an unrivalled collection of difficult to access cancer cells. SPL is the exclusive representative of his collection. We are proud to share the news that our contributor, scanning electron microscopist Stephen Gschmeissner, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Lennart Nilsson Award. Read the announcement in full.