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Introducing Partek® Flow® for Single Cell RNA-Seq Analysis

The HSLS Molecular Biology Information Service (HSLS-MBIS), in collaboration with the Center for Research Computing, is excited to announce the availability of a limited number of licenses for a long-awaited and powerful tool for processing and analyzing single cell RNA-Seq (scRNA-Seq) data—Partek® Flow®.

What is scRNA-Seq? It’s a revolutionary next-generation sequencing technology that focuses on the characterization of individual cells, as opposed to bulk populations of cells. This allows biomedical researchers to make previously challenging discoveries such as the elucidation of gene regulatory networks, the reconstruction of cell hierarchies, and the identification of rare cell types.

Partek® Flow® is a commercially-licensed tool that helps researchers to:

Partek® Flow® provides user support in the form of webinars and tutorials. Anyone with a University of Pittsburgh e-mail address can register for access to Partek® Flow® via the HSLS license. HSLS-MBIS will be offering an introductory lecture on single cell RNA-Seq analysis using Partek® Flow® on March 6; you can register for the class here. Contact the HSLS Molecular Biology Information Service with any questions.

~Carrie Iwema

*Parts of this article were derived from the Partek® website.

Posted in the January 2019 Issue