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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
Spatial Transcriptomics

GeoMx DSP Grants Spatial Transcriptomics

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
Geo location

Data Analysis Multiomics Spatial Analysis

GeomxTools: An Open Source Package for Spatial Biology Data Analysis

Spatial biology is the new frontier of molecular biology that has revolutionized the study of gene and protein expression. Until recently, expression patterns were obtained via bulk sequencing or single-cell…

Nirupama Deshpande / June 20, 2022

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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

Data Security nCounter

Is your Lab Secure?  Exploring the New Cyberbiosecurity World

As someone who is involved in molecular biology research, how often do you think about cybersecurity? Occasionally? Never? Perhaps you only think about them when you receive an email from…

Geoffrey Hummelke / May 30, 2022
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Fumiyo Kurokawa / May 19, 2022

Multiomics Spatial Analysis Spatial Transcriptomics

GeoMx® DSP Integrated with Sequencing Run Planning for NextSeq 1000/2000

Illumina and NanoString® collaborated further to pair the GeoMx® DSP with NGS readout from Illumina sequencing instruments. This partnership enables scalability and high throughput of whole transcriptomes and protein abundance…

Margaret Hoang / May 16, 2022
Rendering of oncology proteins


Five Key Milestones in the History of Research in Cancer Biology

On a cold snowy day in late November 2016, I sat with my father-in-law at the infusion clinic in the local hospital. I was visiting Pennsylvania for my mother-in-law’s funeral.…

Melanie Peffer / May 5, 2022

GeoMx DSP 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

Spatial Biology Spatial Molecular Imaging Spatial Transcriptomics

How Do I Choose the Right Spatial Biology Technology?

What is Spatial Biology? The rapidly evolving field of spatial biology investigates the spatial location and organization of gene expression in situ within each cell and structure of a given tissue sample.…

Nirupama Deshpande / March 28, 2022