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GeoMx Grants

Standing Out in Space: Tips for Winning a Spatial Biology Grant

Nature Methods is a leading journal for molecular biologists interested in the latest and greatest life sciences research techniques. Each year since 2007, Nature Methods chooses a method to feature…

Melanie Peffer / July 25, 2022

Digital Spatial Profiling GeoMx Spatial Transcriptomics

A new map for our anatomy: the Spatial Organ Atlas

One year for spring break, we found ourselves in Portland, Oregon. For science-y people, a trip to Portland would be incomplete without a visit to the Oregon Museum of Science…

Melanie Peffer / June 13, 2022
Geo location

GeoMx Q&A


順天堂大学医学部 人体病理病態学 准教授 齋藤剛 先生に、がん個別化医療を目指したご研究やnCounter®でのimbalance解析を用いた融合遺伝子スクリーニングについて伺いました。

Fumiyo Kurokawa / May 19, 2022

GeoMx Infectious Disease

The GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler is Aiding Global Infectious Disease Researchers to Reveal How the Immune System Responds to HIV

Imagine a world without HIV The innate immune response is the first line of defense against the pathogen during a viral infection. Only later the adaptive immune response develops in…

Karrie Spitzer / April 11, 2022
3d model of a neuron

GeoMx Neuroscience Publication Watch

What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy? 

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting people who have suffered repeated concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). CTE was first described in 1928 by Dr. Harrison…

Nirupama Deshpande / March 14, 2022

GeoMx Spatial Molecular Imaging Spatial Transcriptomics

Spatial Revolution: An Exciting Future for Cancer Biology Research

Many years ago, I was playing hide and seek with my cousins at my grandparent’s house. I was “it” and couldn’t seem to find one of my cousins anywhere. After…

Melanie Peffer / March 4, 2022

GeoMx Q&A Services and Core Labs Spatial Biology Spatial Transcriptomics

Spatial Transcriptomic Services: Azenta Life Sciences Paves the Way.

Azenta Life Sciences, formerly known as GENEWIZ, has been serving the academic and biopharma markets with its comprehensive next-generation sequencing services (NGS) since 1999. Their extensive website of Services makes…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / February 22, 2022
Geo location

GeoMx Q&A


岡山大学病院ゲノム医療総合推進センターの遠西大輔先生に、ご研究やバイオバンクプロジェクト、さらにがん研究での空間発現解析のポテンシャルなどを伺いました。 空間プロファイリングのデータで得られた知見を、臨床で利用できる簡単なアッセイに落とし込みたい。

Fumiyo Kurokawa / January 21, 2022
Breast cancer rendering

GeoMx Oncology

Breast Cancer: Best practices for using GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler

It’s October and breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer kills more women than any other type of cancer. It isn’t just limited to women either – a man’s lifetime breast…

Melanie Peffer / October 15, 2021
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Digital Spatial Profiling GeoMx Spatial Transcriptomics

Spatial Transcriptomics: Birth of GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler

“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
Spatial Transcriptomics

Digital Spatial Profiling GeoMx Spatial Molecular Imaging Spatial Transcriptomics

Spatial Biology 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

GeoMx Publication Watch

5 Important Pubs that Explore the Tumor Microenvironment

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 / October 19, 2020