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Grants Q&A Transplant

Solid Organ Transplantation and the Immunology of Rejection. Q&A with GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler Grant Winner Dr. Fadi Issa

“Cancer immunotherapy and transplantation are basically the same field; one’s just the flip side of the other”. Dr. Fadi Issa Have you ever been to Oxford? Situated in the gorgeous…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / June 8, 2020
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Q&A Transplant

Searching for New Biomarkers to Prevent Organ Transplant Rejection. Q&A with HOT Panel Grant Winner Dr. Evan Farkash

Bob’s first question to me was: “How much do you want to learn about kidney pathology?” My response was that I wanted to learn as much as I could, and…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / June 1, 2020
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Q&A Services and Core Labs

Spotlight on a CRO. Q&A with Dr. Edward J. Weinstein, Ph.D., CEO and co-founder of Canopy BioSciences.

There is a lot to love in the beautiful city of St. Louis: from the quiet neighborhoods permeated with old world charm to the picturesque streets reminiscent of Paris “petites…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 25, 2020
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Publication Watch

The Top Ten Challenges in Cancer Immunotherapy

Cancer immunotherapy (CIT) research and investments have progressed in the past few years thank to its successful application across a…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 18, 2020
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Grants

Research Grant Preparation: Tips and Resources

Grant writing is critical, albeit time consuming, part of every scientist’s job.  It is always Grant Writing Time! How often did you end up rushing at the last moment to…

Hiromi Sato / May 11, 2020
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Grants Q&A

Q&A with Paola Cassoni, M.D., Ph.D., nCounter® Human Organ Transplant Panel Grant Winner. Understanding the Pathway to Organ Rejection.

Turin is a lovely Italian city situated between the western and northern borders of Italy by the Alps, looking east at the Monferrato Hills. The Mole Antonelliana, the proud city…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 4, 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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Immunity Infectious Disease

The Global Challenge

There is a section of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website that gives the history of the agency and celebrates milestones related to controlling, containing and eliminating…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / April 13, 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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Q&A

Q&A with Metabolic Pathways Panel Grant Winner Teresa Cardoso Delgado, Ph.D.: The Metabolomics of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

The Liver Disease Lab (LDL) in Northern Spain is a scientifically prolific lab; collectively they published over 55 peer reviewed articles in the last 5 years. The lab studies liver…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 16, 2020
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Autoimmunity Digital Spatial Profiling Neuroscience Oncology

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