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Common questions in molecular biology: How many types of cell counters are there?

Although it appears to be a simple question, there are several answers to “how many types of cell counters are there?” depending on how the word “type” is defined. Defining…

NanoString / March 9, 2023
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AMP-ed Up for Clinical Evaluation with GeoMx DSP

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) joined the list of conferences to go virtual in 2020. NanoString was online with workshops highlighting uses for the groundbreaking GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler…

NanoString / December 21, 2020
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Digital Spatial Profiling Miscellaneous

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 meeting!…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 30, 2020
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Digital Spatial Profiling Miscellaneous

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 Miscellaneous Oncology

Meet NanoString Scientists at the AMP 2019 Annual Meeting & Expo

When Elaine Lyon, Ph.D., a scientist on the board of the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) was asked why she is involved with AMP, its activities and initiatives, she quoted…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / November 4, 2019
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Digital Spatial Profiling Miscellaneous

A day (or two) with the Experts: the 2019 EU NanoString Summits Crosstalk

Since 2017 NanoString has hosted day-long summits in some of the liveliest and most charming European locations, where scientists and key opinion leaders have had the opportunity to share with…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / September 30, 2019
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Highlights from SITC 2017

It’s been an exciting and productive annual meeting for the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 2017, full of ground-breaking science to share when back in the lab. For those…

Sarah Warren / November 29, 2017
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Miscellaneous Oncology

Presidents, Rock Stars and Companion Diagnostics: 2016 Review of Immunotherapy

President Jimmy Carter announced this spring that he no longer needed treatments for the metastatic melanoma found in his brain–after treatment with pembrolizumab (Keytruda, Merck), his physicians could no longer…

acesano / January 7, 2017