nCounter Panel Grant for Baylor University

Does your research involve gene expression analysis?

If so, apply today for our nCounter® Panel Grant at Baylor University! From now until Saturday, December 10, 2022, we are inviting researchers working at Baylor to submit your gene expression research abstracts (500-words only) for a chance to win 12 samples of the nCounter panel of your choice. Should you know anyone interested, feel free to invite them to apply too!

Grant closes on Friday, December 10, 2022.

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The nCounter® platform provides a simple and cost-effective solution for multiplex analysis of up to 800 RNA, DNA, or protein targets. Accelerate your research with just 15 minutes total hands-on time without amplification, cDNA conversion, or library prep, and generate publication-ready figures in ~24 hours

Translational research and biomarker discovery has never been faster! NanoString has a broad portfolio of expertly curated, ready-to-use Gene Expression Panels. Each multiplex panel contains up to 770 genes and is customizable up to 30 additional unique targets. All nCounter gene expression panels are sold in increments of 12 reactions.

Learn more about panel options and the nCounter® platform below:

Grant Details:

  • Winner will receive 1 nCounter panel of their choice & Nanostring reagents needed to run the panel free of charge
  • Panel already available and on-shelf (no custom design permitted)
  • The samples will be run at the Baylor College of Medicine GARP Core
  • Grant submissions must be received by 11:59 PM CT on December 10, 2022

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:

The grant winner will receive one nCounter® Analysis System panel of their choosing and all reagents needed to run the panel free of charge. To be eligible to win the grant of the nCounter gene expression panel, applicants must be actively enrolled or employed at Baylor University 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 grant winner must be age 18 or older. Members of the immediate families of NanoString employees and directors, and persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible for this grant. The grant winner will provide 12 samples of biofluids, tissue, PBMCs, or lysates. The grant winner shall be chosen by NanoString in its sole discretion, and it will evaluate the submissions on criteria including feasibility of the project, potential influence of the researcher, originality of the project, and the potential for future projects related to the submitted entry.

The samples will be run at the Baylor College of Medicine GARP Core. The facility may assist in project design, advice on sample preparation and workflow, but will not be responsible for any experiment by itself and result analysis.


By submitting a grant application, each applicant agrees that NanoString may use his or her name, abstract title, and abstract for marketing purposes. All grant applicants agree that NanoString may process the personal data he or she provides as part of application, including sharing such data with NanoString’s partners, collaborators and other third parties who are obligated to keep the data confidential, and in accordance with NanoString’s privacy policies available at The grant award winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, a publicity release, and other appropriate legal documentation reasonably requested by NanoString. No substitution or transfer of the awarded grant is allowed, except as otherwise permitted by NanoString. The award winner is responsible for any local tax liability (city, state, or federal) occurred by winning and accepting the award. If, for any reason, the grant program may not run as planned for any causes beyond the reasonable control of NanoString, then NanoString reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the grant program. NanoString has not made any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, with respect to the grant award and related services, including, without limitation, their quality or fitness for a particular purpose. This program is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law. These terms and conditions and any action related to this grant program will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions or your state or country of residence. All claims, legal proceedings or litigation arising in connection with these terms and conditions and this grant program will be brought solely in the federal or state courts located in Seattle, Washington, and all applicants consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum. By participating in this grant program, each applicant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these terms and conditions.

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