Becoming a 10x Genomics Certified Service Provider

We are proud to announce that as of March 29, 2021, we are a 10x Genomics Certified Service Provider. We have been certified for the Single Cell Gene Expression and Single Cell Immune Profiling solutions.  What does it mean?  The certification that we received from 10x Genomics means that we perform both methods according to the standards set by 10x Genomics. Therefore,…

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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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