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Pioneers in Spatial Transcriptomics: The Birth of GeoMx® DSP

“A rose started off a bud, a bird started off an egg, and a forest started off a seed.” (Matshona Dhliwayo, author and philosopher). It may seem odd, but the…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 24, 2021
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Why Spatial Biology?

Spatial Transcriptomics is used to determine subcellular localization of mRNA molecules. NanoString explains how this data enhances research.

Laura Tabellini Pierre / April 10, 2021
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Spatial Biology was named Method of the Year by Nature Methods

Established in 2007, the Nature Methods’ “Method of Year” feature has covered the most revolutionary methodological developments in life science research.   Starting in 2007, the Method of Year winner was,…

Karrie Spitzer / March 29, 2021
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The Best Spatial Biology Publications from 2020

Exploration is in our DNA. As Homo Sapiens developed in the habitable regions of Africa, search of new food sources, climate changes, and mere curiosity pushed us beyond our confines…

Katie Buchanan / March 16, 2021
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Digital Spatial Profiling Q&A Services and Core Labs

Excellence, Cooperation, and Passion Come Together to Serve the Scientific Community. Q&A with Dr. Peter O’Toole, Director of the Bioscience Technology Facility, University of York.

Dr. Peter O’Toole, Ph.D., is the director of the Bioscience Technology Facility at the University of York in England, where he established and still leads the Imaging and Cytometry Laboratory, one of the…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / August 3, 2020
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Digital Spatial Profiling Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Aubrey Thompson, Ph.D.: The GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler is Turning the Tables on Breast Cancer

E. Aubrey Thompson, Ph.D is a Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. His research focuses on breast cancer and using genomic and…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / April 27, 2020
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Digital Spatial Profiling Events

Stories of Remarkable Technological Advances at AGBT 2020

The Advances in Genome Biology and Technology conference celebrated its 20th anniversary event this February, and what a dramatic range of advances have occurred in our field since the first…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 30, 2020
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Readers’ Favorite Webinars: A Year in Review

NanoString webinars allow you to sit back, relax and listen to a leader in the field talk about his/her research and/or answer your questions.  They have always been a crowd-pleaser,…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 2, 2020
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Digital Spatial Profiling

Redefining Precision: Why Spatial Resolution Matters

Functional annotation of gene and protein expression is a crucial step in deciphering cellular mechanisms. Traditional transcriptomic and proteomic assays are done in bulk, where RNA and proteins from different…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / February 17, 2020
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Digital Spatial Profiling Events

SITC 2019 may be over, but the era of Spatial Genomics enabled by the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler has just begun.

The curtains have fallen on SITC 2019—the 34th annual meeting organized by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer—but excitement amongst the participants remains high after five days of knowledge exchange…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / December 10, 2019
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Digital Spatial Profiling

Spatial Profiling using the GeoMx RNA Assay for NGS Readout: Robust Technology for Identification of Novel Biomarkers and Early Detection of Melanoma

Early diagnosis of melanoma is critical for improved clinical outcomes and survival of patients. Yet disagreement in traditional histology-based diagnosis frequently occurs.  Despite currently available molecular technologies, melanomas characterized by…

Hiromi Sato / November 19, 2019
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The Era of Spatial Transcriptomics Falls into Place at SITC 2019

It’s that time of year again when Fall is upon us and in full swing: leaves are falling off the trees, Halloween has come and gone, pumpkin spice lattes are…

Elizabeth Schneider / November 8, 2019