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Author: Laura Tabellini Pierre

Spatial Transcriptomics

Digital Spatial Profiling GeoMx DSP Spatial Biology

Why Spatial Biology Enhances Spatial Transcriptomics Data

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

Laura Tabellini Pierre / April 10, 2021

Oncology Q&A

A “Tail” of Two Species: New Canine Immuno-Oncology Research Offering

NanoString has an unparalleled and longstanding tradition of developing best-in-class cancer research tools, thanks to an extensive knowledge accumulated in a decade of interrogating all aspects of the disease. Last…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 1, 2021

Clinical Research Infectious Disease Oncology

Of Mice and Men: The importance of Mouse Models in Research

Many animals share common biology with humans, are affected by similar diseases, and may have a comparable response to certain treatments. Animal models are thus useful to address scientific questions…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / February 8, 2021
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Infectious Disease Publication Watch

The Coronavirus mRNA Vaccine Ushers in Hope for 2021

Vaccines: biological agents eliciting an immune response to a specific antigen derived from an infectious disease-causing pathogen. The concept of a “vaccine” emerged in 1796 when Edward Jenner developed the…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / January 19, 2021
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Oncology

NanoString Proudly Introduces the new nCounter® Canine IO Panel.

It may have happened to you, as it happened to some of us here at NanoString®: the furry, four-legged trouble-making family member you just can’t stay mad at is sick,…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / January 5, 2021
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Q&A Services and Core Labs

Vision, Cutting-Edge Technology, and Deep Expertise. Interview with the Scientists at Propath UK, the Royals Among the CROs.

A few years ago, the UK Prime Minister’s office announced that Propath, a trusted specialist in molecular pathology for biopharmaceutical research and development, had been nominated to receive a Queen’s…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / November 2, 2020
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Oncology

From an Egyptian Papyrus to the Hallmarks of Cancer: A Journey through the Development of Knowledge in Oncology Research

The word “cancer” was used for the first time in ancient Greece by Hippocrates, often termed the Father of Medicine for his contributions to modern medical practice. Even prior to…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / September 29, 2020
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Q&A Services and Core Labs

Serotonin, Gut-Brain-Microbiome Axis and an Inspired Young Scientist–How a Core Facility is Born: Q&A with Prof. Beate Niesler

Imagine you are setting up for an interview with a prominent professor at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, in which you will focus on how a scientific interest triggered…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / September 14, 2020
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Grants Q&A Transplant

Molecular Signatures of Antibody-Mediated Rejection and Graft Outcome After Kidney Transplantation. Q&A with Dr. Dela Golshayan, M.D., Ph.D.

When Newsweek Magazine rates you the 9th best Hospital in the World, you know you are doing something remarkable!  Located in Lausanne, Switzerland, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) sits on Lake Geneva…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / August 31, 2020
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Grants Q&A

Grant Writing for Dummies: Tips & Tricks for Success

Grant writing is an integral part of the life of a scientist and not an easy task. Despite multiple opportunities to obtain funding, the competition is fierce. To help our…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / August 17, 2020
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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, 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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Oncology Q&A

Statistically Significant Results without the Headache. Q&A with Sarah Church, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at NanoString.

Talking to Sarah, whether during social gatherings or within the office walls, is always a pleasure. Dr. Church is a Senior Scientist at NanoString and one of the warmest people…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / July 27, 2020