The Global Challenge

There is a section of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website that gives the history of the agency and celebrates milestones related to controlling, containing and eliminating many health threats. To get an idea of how stressful...

/ April 13, 2020

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! Technical advances have enabled dramatic escalation in data generation...

and / March 30, 2020

Q&A with Metabolic Pathways Panel Grant Winner Teresa Cardoso Delgado, Ph.D.: The Metabolomics of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

The Liver Disease Lab (LDL) in Northern Spain is a scientifically prolific lab; collectively they published over 55 peer reviewed articles in the last 5 years. The lab studies liver metabolism, physiology and disease. Specific areas of interest include post-translational...

/ March 16, 2020

Readers’ Favorite Webinars: A Year in Review

NanoString webinars allow you to sit back, relax and listen to a leader in the field talk about his/her research and/or answer your questions.  They have always been a crowd-pleaser, so in 2019 we decided to showcase and summarize them...

/ March 2, 2020

Redefining Precision: Why Spatial Resolution Matters

Functional annotation of gene and protein expression is a crucial step in deciphering cellular mechanisms. Traditional transcriptomic and proteomic assays are done in bulk, where RNA and proteins from different locations in the tissue are pooled and quantified together.  However,...

/ February 17, 2020