Montgomery County Spatial Biology Roadshow

In-Person Seminar, Summit
Courtyard Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center, 204 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg, MD 20878Link

NanoString invites you to an afternoon filled with presentations and discussions all about the future of Spatial Biology! Join us at our free event and network with spatial biology experts in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Guest speakers will share their results and discoveries obtained using the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler and CosMx Spatial Molecular Imager. Spatial leaders will discuss the future of spatial omics applications and NanoString’s latest innovations.

Joseph Beechem, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer & Senior Vice President of Research & Development at NanoString Technologies, will present the latest developments in spatial biology to drive unbiased discovery.


2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Presentations
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception

The reception will overlook the Lake of Rio while enjoying delicious food and stimulating conversation.

Hotel photo
Image of Courtyard Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center provided by Marriott.

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Joseph Beechem, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President of Research and Development, NanoString

Joseph M. Beechem, PhD, has served as the chief scientific officer and senior vice president of Research and Development at NanoString Technologies since April 2012. He has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, averaging more than four citations each day, in diverse fields such as cancer immunology, infectious disease, imaging, biomathematics, physics, chemistry, spectroscopy, and diagnostics. In addition, Joseph Beechem is named on nearly 50 US patents or patent applications and has served on several editorial and scientific advisory boards. Joseph Beechem received a BS in Chemistry and Biology from Northern Kentucky University and a PhD in Biophysics from Johns Hopkins University.

Amy Wahba, PhD

Senior Technical Sales Specialist, NanoString Technologies

Amy Wahba is a Senior Technical Sales Specialist for NanoString Technologies. She joined NanoString Technologies as a Field Application Scientist, and prior to this role, she worked at the National Institutes of Health as a Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellow in the Radiation Oncology Branch. She received her Master’s degree in Biotechnology followed by her PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of South Carolina.

Jaime Lynn Null

PhD Candidate in the Dudley Lab, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, University of Virginia