January 16, 2024

The Biosciences Initiative announced the new Mid-career Biosciences Faculty Achievement Recognition Award (MBioFAR) 2024 MBioFar awardees. 

They included 3 of our very own SCSAP Members

July 2023


Congratulations to the 2023 BI Innovator Awardee, Evan T. Keller, D.V.M., Ph.D. 

Faculty Innovator

Dr. Keller is the Richard and Susan Rogel Professor of Oncology and serves as Director of the Single Cell Spatial Analysis Program, Director of Research Cores Office, and Associate Director of the Rogel Cancer Center Shared Resources. Dr. Keller obtained a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) (University of California, Davis) and Ph.D. in Developmental Biology (University of Wisconsin, Madison). He is Board Certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology). Dr. Keller has published more than 250 publications and his research focus is on the tumor microenvironment. His work extends from basic through clinical studies.

Please join us in congratulating him on this honor!

August 2022


Vizgen recently shared access to their FFPE Human Immuno-Oncology Data Release, the third public MERFISH dataset generated by the MERSCOPE Platform™.

The data release contains 16 datasets derived from the MERFISH measurements of 8 different FFPE human tumor sample types including colon, liver, melanoma, ovarian, prostate, lung, breast, and uterine. Check it out today! 

Additionally, they have also announced their “Ask a question” tool, which is a great way to get help or share feedback. You can access that tool HERE

July 2022


Evan T. Keller, D.V.M., Ph.D. named as inaugural Richard and Susan Rogel Professor of Oncology!

This professorship, established through the generosity of Susan and Richard Rogel, philanthropists and long-time supporters of the University of Michigan,  is chosen by departmental chairs and the Rogel Cancer Center leadership and recognizes expertise in the field of oncology.

An extraordinarily successful scientist, this is a well-deserved honor as Dr. Keller is a leader both in the field of oncology and as a leader at the University of Michigan. Dr. Keller holds many prestigious titles including Director for the Single Cell Spatial Analysis Program, Director of the Research Cores, Office of the Vice President for Research, the Associate Director of Shared Resources Rogel Cancer Center and the Co-Director, Rogel Cancer Center Single Cell and Spatial Analysis Shared Resource

Please join us in congratulating him on this honor!

BRCF is Partnering with Rogel Cancer Center Shared Resources to Extend Our Reach

Michigan Medicine’s Rogel Cancer Center recently announced several new offerings coming to their Shared Resources program. Two BRCF Cores are now working to provide service to Rogel Cancer Center patrons. The first new offering is the Epigenomics and Epigenetics Shared Resource, …

MIDAS Challenge Grant funds study of single cells

Research led by a team of scientists from across U-M makes the analysis of individual cells possible, unlocking potential advancements in biology research and other disciplines. The study team used seed money from a Michigan Institute for Data Science Challenge Grant to generate more than $37 million in funding.

SCSAP Director Evan Keller, PhD was interviewed for Spatial Transcriptomics in the Clinic: Around the Corner or Pipe Dream? By Julianna LeMieux, Ph.D.

SCSAP Mentioned in  “Scientists map a key circuit of cells in the brain” by  Alison Snyder, author of Science