SEP 02, 2020 7:00 AM PDT

Whole transcriptome in situ cell atlas reveals cellular composition and interactions in the developing human brain

Speakers
  • Group leader, Cellular Genetics, Wellcome Sanger Institute
    Biography

      Dr. Omer Bayraktar (https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/bayraktar-group). Group leader in the Wellcome Sanger Institute focused on studying brain cell type diversity and disease using large-scale transcriptomics and screening approaches. The Bayraktar team uses a combination of single cell-genomics, large-scale spatial transcriptomics and high-throughput imaging-based screens to map brain cell types, to identify how glial cells shape neuronal circuits and to discover cellular pathways affected in neurodevelopmental disorders.

    • Segment Marketing Manager, Cell Biology, Illumina
      Biography
        Pawel Zajac is the senior cell and molecular biology marketing manager in Europe, Middle East and Africa at Illumina. In this role, he is responsible for developing and executing the marketing plan for this segment. His prior roles at Illumina span several functions in sales and marketing. Pawel has a PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm and worked as a PostDoc at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. His research focused on method development in single-cell RNA sequencing and multiplex amplification. Pawel is the author of >10 peer-reviewed articles in journals including Nature Methods and Genome Biology.
      • Sr Application Specialist, Nanostring
        Biography

          Rudy van Eijsden studied Biological Health Sciences at Maastricht University in The Netherlands where he also obtained his PhD in Clinical Genetics. Rudy moved to the VIB MicroArray Facility (now named VIB Nucleomics Core) in Leuven Belgium, first as a post-doctoral scientist within the bioinformatics team, later as a staff-scientist responsible for the project management and consultancy of all microarray, Nanostring nCounter, and NGS RNA-sequencing experiments. Rudy is now with Nanostring, previous as Application Scientists and now as Sr. Application Scientist focusing on the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiling providing support to scientists all over the world and especially in his home turf in central/north of Europe.


        Abstract
        DATE: September 2, 2020
        TIME: 7:00am (PDT), 10:00am (EDT), 4:00pm (CET)
         
        Spatial omics is an expanding collection of methods to examine biological molecules in their geographical context. By retaining the precise location of transcripts or proteins within a tissue, spatial methods can further our understanding of mechanisms in health and disease, in areas including cancer biology, immunology and neuroscience. Join us at this webinar, hosted by LabRoots, to learn how spatial information obtained with NanoString’s GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiling solutions, with read-out on Illumina sequencing systems, can lead to novel insights about biological systems.

         

        Learning Objectives:
        • Learn how to combine NanoString GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler with Illumina sequencing readout to analyze RNA and proteins in their tissue context in a highly multiplexed manner.
        • Learn about the insights spatial profiling provided into the cellular composition and interactions in the developing human brain.

         

         

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        LabRoots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this webinar, you can earn 1 Continuing


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