Revealing an unexpected homogeneity in neuroblastoma

Tumors are usually very heterogeneous and consist of various cancer cell subtypes. Single-cell sequencing can be applied to understand this heterogeneity and often leads to identifying cancer cell subtypes. In this study, there is a surprising outcome: a homogeneous phenotype.   In this scientific collaboration between many institutes in the Netherlands and the UK, researchers were…

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Four reasons to collaborate with a single-cell sequencing service provider

Getting started with single-cell sequencing can be overwhelming.  Most academic institutes have single-cell facilities, but if yours doesn’t or you’re looking for other single-cell techniques, you might want to consider working with a service provider.  Here, we explain why you should consider collaborating with a service provider for single-cell sequencing. 

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Single-cell sequencing: core facility or service provider?

When starting with single-cell sequencing, your might ask yourself: do I make use of a core facility or service provider? There are actually three options for single-cell sequencing. You can either make use of the core facility in your institute, outsource your project to a service provider or do everything by yourself. Here, we explain these…

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How to decide your single-cell sequencing parameters

A single-cell sequencing project has different parameters: the number of samples, cells per sample and reads per cell. But how do you decide how many cells you need? Or how deep you need to sequence? Here, we explain what your choice should be based upon. 

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What is single-cell sequencing?

As a scientist, you might have come across single-cell sequencing before. But what is it exactly? In this post, we provide you with a brief explanation.

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Stefani, welcome to the team!

We are happy to announce that as of March 1st, Stefani Giacopazzi has joined the team as a lab technician. At Single Cell Discoveries, she will mainly focus on processing 10x Genomics samples, sample shipments and general lab maintenance. She is originally from California and completed her BSc in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology at…

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How to download your data

A couple of weeks ago, we have started with a new method to send data to our customers. AWS server Your data will now be sent with our secured Amazon Web Services (AWS) server, engineered by CommaSoft AG. This method makes it possible to download your data in multiple ways. Is your institute using AWS…

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Julia, welcome to the team!

We are pleased to announce that as of February 1st, Julia Strengers has joined the team as a Junior Account Manager. At Single Cell Discoveries, she will mainly focus on intake meetings and the follow-up of potential and existing clients. Julia completed the Bachelor Nutrition & Health at Wageningen University and the Master Science &…

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