about 1 year ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the NanoString Spatial-omics Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions:

First Place: SpaceJam

Second Place: NanoHack21

Third Place & Best Integration of IF Images: Reimagining resolution at single cells

Honorable Mentions:

  • GeoMx Cloud: spatial data analysis using cloud computing
  • Spatial and Gene Expression Data Mapping in IF Images
  • Kidney data visualization Streamlit web app

Keep up with this amazing industry by visiting the NanoString GeoScript Hub.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please…

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about 1 year ago

Final Call : Submissions close NanoString Spatial Omics Hackathon

Reminder, this is your final shout-out! These are the last few days to work on your project and submit to the NanoString Spatial Omics Hackathon

Final Checklist:

Have you built an open source solution that can help scientists interpret data and learn new things from the dataset assembled by the NanoString GeoMX Digital Spatial Profiler

In order to qualify, your submission must include the required components: 

  • Are you creating an open source solution that can help scientists interpret data and learn new things from a large kidney dataset assembled by the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profile? 

  • Have you created…

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about 1 year ago

One week left to deadline - keep going!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the NanoString Spatial Omics Hackathon. Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due on May 3rd, 2021 at 5PM EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. 

Prepare…

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about 1 year ago

Two weeks to go - submit early!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the NanoString Spatial Omics Hackathon. Submissions are due May 3rd, 2021 at 5PM EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.) And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Slack Channel, the Resources Tab and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Are you creating…

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about 1 year ago

Submission Ideas & Office Hours Recaps

Coming up with an idea is half the battle in hackathons. We compiled ideas, examples, and tips from the NanoString team to help!

We asked the Office Hours hosts what they might build or what problem areas they see:

  • Nicole said, “I did think of this really fun project that you could use VR to traverse your slide landscape and show what genes were lighting up and where on the slide with fun graphics like fireworks. Very abstract and not entirely useful for analysis,

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about 1 year ago

Three weeks to go! Don’t forget to use the Community

There are three weeks left to enter your submission to the NanoString Spatial Omics Hackathon. Submissions are due May 3rd, 2021 at 5PM EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

As you continue to build and test your app, don’t forget there are a world of resources out there to help you. If you are stuck, don’t be afraid to use what’s there to help you over the hurdle. Here are a few places you can look:

Slack Channel: There have been ideas and questions being posted throughout the hackathon. Your fellow participants are there to…

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about 1 year ago

Today's Office Hours rescheduled to Monday 3/29

Hi Everyone,

Sorry for the last minute change of plans! Today's Slack Office Hours with Stephanie Zimmerman is being rescheduled for Monday, March 29th at 2pm ET.

While you are wait, check out this great explainer video that the Monday host put together and feel free to post your questions in the #officehours Slack channel in advance. 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 1 year ago

Friday Office Hours Are Coming!

Save the dates! The NanoString scientist will be holding #OfficeHours on Slack each Friday with a different topic to help you explore spatial-genomics. The sessions are designed to help participants better understand structural aspects of kidney biology, the basics of whole transcriptome spatial data, and the utility of GeoMxTools. Bring your questions in real time or post ahead if you can’t make it and they’ll answer during the sessions.

Office Hours Schedule

Friday, March 26, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00pm ET
Learn the science

Get an understanding of the science behind the dataset with the scientist who helped create it.

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about 1 year ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your NanoString Spatial Omics project, the Slack Channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use the Slack Channel to ask the NanoString team and Devpost teams questions!

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team? The Slack Channel can also help you connect with potential teammates. You can also use the challenge Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message them to…

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