Visium Spatial Scientific Challenge

What will you discover using spatially-resolved transcriptomics?

10x Genomics is inviting researchers to share innovative ideas for Spatial Gene Expression experiments for a chance to win a project performed by 10x Genomics (sample prep, library prep, sequencing, and data analysis). Plus, the winner will get access to the new product prior to the general public!

Uncover the “Where” for every “What” when you map the location of gene expression in tissue

The relationship between cells and their relative locations within a tissue sample can be critical to understanding disease pathology. Spatial transcriptomics is a groundbreaking technology that allows scientists to measure all the gene activity in a tissue section and map where the activity is occurring. Already, this technology is leading to new discoveries that will prove instrumental in helping scientists gain a better understanding of biological processes and disease, but we want to hear from you. Share your ideas on how impactful and useful this technology will be in excelling your scientific research.

Challenge Details

Submit an abstract (maximum of 300 words) proposing a project that uses the upcoming Visium Spatial Gene Expression Solution. This solution provides an unbiased, whole transcriptome approach to layering gene expression data onto tissue morphology validated on fresh-frozen tissue samples. Please specify the question you are hoping to answer, how this technology will help you, the sample types used, the number of tissue sections (max 8) being studied, and how the results will inform your future studies. A 10x Genomics committee will review and select the winner based on research creativity, scientific impact, and innovation.

10x Genomics will process the selected winner’s samples through the Visium Spatial Gene Expression assay workflow, sequence, and provide data analysis.

Abstract submissions will be accepted starting June 1, 2019 and ending August 2, 2019.

10x Genomics Spatial Challenge

The Visium Spatial Scientific Challenge is now closed. Thank you for your interest.