On the cover: Wallace H. Coulter (1913–1998) was an iconic figure in the fields of cytometry and hematology. Over his lifetime, he initiated dozens of patents that transformed these fields from manual operations to automated systems. His entrepreneurial skills established Coulter Electronics and eventually Coulter Corporation into a billion dollar corporation. He spent his life working towards helping mankind by creating new diagnostic tools and research solutions. 2013 is the 100th anniversary of his birth. Painting of Wallace H. Coulter, courtesy of the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation.
Cover design by Bärbel Beran. [www.beran-design.de].