NanoString Spatial Transcriptomics Grant – Gladstone Institutes
NanoString is partnering with the Gladstone Institutes Histology and Light Microscopy Core to offer a spatial whole transcriptome grant. The project will be run free-of-charge through the NanoString Technology Access Program.
Full Transcriptome Spatial RNA Analysis
The GeoMx Human Whole Transcriptome Atlas (GeoMx Hu WTA) provides an unbiased view of 18,000+ protein-coding genes. The GeoMx Hu WTA unlocks new pathways to be explored by researchers and enables GeoMx RNA profiling in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, developmental biology, and other diverse fields. GeoMx Hu WTA provides robust and sensitive performance on FFPE or Fresh Frozen samples.
Using the GeoMx Mouse Whole Transcriptome Assay, one can apply spatial transcriptomics to reveal the tissue architecture and underlying function in genetically modified mouse models. Mouse models serve a critical role in understanding developmental biology, disease onset, progression, and treatment. Tissue heterogeneity, however, confounds the results from many mouse transcriptome studies based on bulk or single-cell RNA-seq data.
The Grant Winner Will Receive:
• 4 slides worth of the WTA probes (mouse or human)
Tip – more than one sample can fit on a slide! Scannable area: 36 mm x 14.5 mm
• 12 Areas of Illumination per slide
• Region of Interest selection assistance by Histology and Light Microscopy Core Director
• Project ran through the Seattle Technology Access Program (TAP) Lab
• Project and data analysis consultation
• Grant Deadline: September 23, 2022
• This application is exclusively for Gladstone Institute researchers
• 250 words recommended for Experimental Description section of application
Terms and Conditions:
Publication of Project Results:
Upon project completion, the grant winner agrees to participate in at least one of the following activities relating to the specific project, with specific details of the applicable activity to be mutually agreed upon in good faith by NanoString and each winner: webinar, case study, blog post, or poster presentation. Each winner agrees that NanoString shall have the right to publicly announce the winner’s name and research topic and use anonymized data from the winner’s project in application notes including in marketing materials and seminars.
Eligibility and Requirements:
Applicants must be actively enrolled or employed at the Gladstone Institutes in a capacity in which they perform life science research and have the ability to ship and analyze samples within 45 days of award notification. The winner must be age 18 or older. Members of the immediate families of NanoString employees and directors, and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to participate in this grant program. The grant winner will provide 4 slides to be used with the GeoMx® Whole Transcriptome Atlas RNA run through the NanoString Technology Access Program (TAP) in Seattle.
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