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Spatial Molecular Imaging Spatial Transcriptomics

Spatial Multiomics Single-Cell Imaging Platform to Explore FFPE Tissues with Spatial Context

What is Spatial Multi-Omics? Spatial multi-omics describe the ability to locate and quantify DNA, RNA, and protein in the three-dimensional space of a tissue. Decades of research have built a…

Geoffrey Hummelke / September 6, 2022
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Multi-omics Spatial Analysis Spatial Informatics

Spotlight on Spatial Informatics: Overlay of Structurally Profiled ROIs on Tissue Images with SpatialOmicsOverlay R Package

Spatial biology is changing the way we view biology. Advancements in spatial biology are now enabling us to compartmentalize a tissue in terms of cells, tissue structure, or disease state.…

Maddy Griswold / August 8, 2022

Multi-omics Spatial Analysis

Spatial Transcriptomics at the Single-Cell Level

Is spatial transcriptomics single-cell resolution? Yes. Recent advances in the field of spatial transcriptomics have made it possible to visualize RNA transcripts at the resolution of a single-cell and, in…

NanoString / August 3, 2022

Employee Spotlight

Meet our Outstanding Colleagues: Amanda

We call ourselves NanoStringers, and we bleed green! We proudly believe in the science and technology we make here. Meet us. You will love us! Amanda Ph.D., Field Applications Scientist,…

NanoString / August 3, 2022

Employee Spotlight

Meet our Outstanding Colleagues: Edgar

We call ourselves NanoStringers, and we bleed green! We proudly believe in the science and technology we make here. Meet us. You will love us! Edgar Technical Training Engineer, Seattle…

NanoString / August 3, 2022

Employee Spotlight

Meet our Outstanding Colleagues: Margaret

We call ourselves NanoStringers, and we bleed green! We proudly believe in the science and technology we make here. Meet us. You will love us! Margaret Ph.D., Associate Director of…

NanoString / August 3, 2022

Multi-omics Spatial Analysis

What is Single-Cell Imaging?

Why is a single cell important? Cells are a fundamental unit of life. A comprehensive understanding of how cells organize themselves in different layers of information to form tissues is…

NanoString / August 2, 2022
Spatial Transcriptomics

Multi-omics Spatial Analysis

Spatial Transcriptomics Overview

What is spatial gene expression? Spatial gene expression examines transcriptional dynamics through the lens of location within tissue and/or transcriptional dynamics between unique cells within a tissue. With spatial gene…

NanoString / August 2, 2022
Spatial Organ Atlas Kidney

Multi-omics Spatial Analysis

Why is spatial genomics important?

Why is spatial genomics important? Spatial genomics is important because the human body is a complex three-dimensional structure. That structure is an important part of our molecular physiology. To fully…

NanoString / August 2, 2022

Spatial Transcriptomics

Understanding Spatial Sequencing in the Context of Spatial Biology

What is spatial sequencing? Spatial sequencing is viewing a specific area or a region within a tissue, then sequencing all transcripts found in that region. Spatial sequencing allows the user…

NanoString / July 28, 2022

Spatial Biology

An Introduction to Spatial Biology and Spatial Profiling

What is spatial biology? Spatial biology is the study of molecules in a two-dimensional or three-dimensional context. Using spatial biology techniques, the users can visualize molecules in their unique contexts…

NanoString / July 28, 2022

Employee Spotlight

Meet our Outstanding Colleagues: Elizabeth

We call ourselves NanoStringers, and we bleed green! We proudly believe in the science and technology we make here. Meet us. You will love us! Elizabeth Ph.D., Senior Global Marketing…

NanoString / July 27, 2022