The Inside Scope

The Inside Scope

Spatial Biology Takes Center Stage at AACR 2021: Part 1 of our conference recap

The AACR Annual Meeting went virtual for the second year in a row in 2021. The cancer research community has done an admirable job of adapting to the new format – AACR brought together leaders in the field to share new research and discuss the future of cancer treatment. While we miss meeting our users in-person...

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Customer Spotlight: “Cell Defence” – When Multispectral Imaging Inspired Art at the Institute of Cancer Research

To support fund-raising initiatives for its new Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery, the Institute of Cancer Research worked with street artist James Cochran to create an extraordinary piece of art using a laboratory pipette. Entitled “Cell Defence”, the artwork was inspired by an image from the Cancer Biomarkers team at the ICR...

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The Cancer Immunome Project is Closing the Gap in Cancer Research

Dr. JC Villasboas studies the interactions between the patient immune system and cancer cells, using advanced single-cell imaging technology. In a recent episode of the Mendelspod podcast, Dr. Villasboas spoke about his work on the Cancer Immunome Project, an effort by Mayo Clinic researchers to map the human immune...

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Meet an Akoyan: Roya Bashier, Technical Support Scientist

Roya Bashier is a Technical Support Scientist here at Akoya Biosciences. She’s joined the the company twice — first in 2018 as a Research Associate, and then again in 2020 in her current role. We spoke to Roya to learn what it means to be a Technical Support Scientist, and find out how she applies her expertise with CODEX to help our customers achieve success.

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Customer Spotlight: Swedish National Facility Enables Cutting-Edge Spatial Proteomics

Dr. Charlotte Stadler is the head of the Cell Profiling Facility at SciLifeLab, a Swedish national resource center which offers life science researchers access to cutting-edge technologies and the expertise of internationally-recognized scientists. The Cell Profiling Facility is closely intertwined with the research lab of Dr. Emma Lundberg...

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Webinar Rewind: Astronomy Meets Pathology

What does astronomy have to do with biomarker discovery? At Johns Hopkins, pathologists and astronomers collaborated to develop AstroPath, an innovative approach which analyzes large multiplex IF datasets wth celestial object–mapping algorithms to identify optimized predictive phenotypic signatures...

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Customer Spotlight: Supporting Drug Discovery & Development with CODEX

Sirona Dx is a Portland, Oregon-based technical contract research organization (CRO), which provides high-complexity genomics and proteomics services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies to support drug discovery and development in immuno-oncology. Sirona Dx recently brought the CODEX platform...

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Three Data Management Considerations for Digital Pathology

Digital pathology has a number of benefits over traditional microscopy. It allows for better management of data and therefore better security. It also minimizes human interaction, and thus human error, through automated quality control, image transfer, and data management...

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Meet an Akoyan: Edek Williams, Integration Engineer

Meet one of our team members! Edek Williams, PhD, is an Integration Engineer at Akoya Biosciences and a part of the Systems Engineering team. We caught up with him to learn more about his role and background, and his experience working at Akoya.

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