The Single-Cell World Podcast

Welcome to the single-cell world podcast! I am Cátia Moutinho.Here, we disentangle single-cell technology. I will share with you my knowledge, tips, advice, and experiences concerning single-cell research and technology. It doesn’t matter what level of expertise you have in this field. If you are a scientist, this podcast is for you!Listen and learn about this new technology.

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Thursday Apr 11, 2024

Join us on this podcast episode as I explore the fascinating world of single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) data normalization with Amartya Singh, a post-doctoral researcher at Reuters. Discover the limitations of the standard methods used in scRNA-seq data normalization and how Amartya's innovative solution is changing the game. Hear firsthand about his journey of inspiration and the ideas that led to the development of this groundbreaking approach. Don't miss out on this insightful discussion - tune in now!
Useful Links:
Amartya Singh LinkedIn and GitHub profile
The starting point publication 
TuBA paper
Piccolo paper
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Thursday Mar 28, 2024

In this insightful podcast interview with Kieren Patel, the Chief Business Officer at Resolve Biosciences, we delve into the world of Molecular Cartography technology. Kieren provides details about this innovative platform, underscoring its remarkable capabilities in facilitating high molecular resolution pathology. Additionally, Kieren sheds light on forthcoming solutions set to be commercialized later this year, with a particular emphasis on their commitment to multi-omics and customized approaches. Tune in to gain valuable insights into the latest advancements in molecular cartography and discover the promising future that Resolve Biosciences' offerings hold.
Useful links:
Resolve Biosciences
Kieren Patel
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Thursday Mar 14, 2024

In this podcast episode, I had the privilege of talking with Melanie Masuda, the Director of Market Development at Scale Biosciences. Melanie told me all about Scale Biosciences' cutting-edge technology and gave me a full overview of all of their different kits.
Listen now and understand how the single-cell (sc) sequencing DNA methylation, the scRNAseq, and the CRISPR enrichment kits work. Maybe this is the solution for your research project!
Useful Links:
Melanie Masuda LinkedIn
Scale Biosciences(website)
scDNA methylation
CRISPR guide enrichment kit
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Thursday Feb 29, 2024

In this insightful podcast episode, I have the privilege of interviewing Simone Picelli, the Head of the Single-Cell Genomics Platform at the Institute of Ophthalmology Basel. As we talked, we got into the specifics of single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) full-length methods from the SMART-seq family.
Simone shared valuable insights into various methods within, including SMART-seq, SMART-seq 2, SMART-seq 3, FLASH-seq, FLASH-seq low-amplification, and FLASH-seq with UMI. We explored the unique features and applications of each method, highlighting their contributions to advancing single-cell genomics research. 
In addition, we also talked about other common methods and the bigger picture of single-cell sequencing technology, such as the problems it faces and its future.
Explore the fascinating world of SMART-seq methods with Simone Picelli - a must-listen episode. Tune in now and learn about the ideal way to study RNA isoforms. 

Thursday Jan 11, 2024

The Single-Cell World Podcast is now available in video as well, but just on Apple Podcast and in our new YouTube channel  😉
Episode 14: Single-Cell Methods, an overview, needed an update since there is a fourth method that is being used to individualize cells when using single-cell sequencing technology.
Join me and listen to it, as well as other updates concerning the methods that are at the core of the single-cell sequencing technology.
Here I leave you a gift, related with this episode.Thank you for listening.Kind Regards,Cátia

Monday Dec 11, 2023

Hi there!
Today is Part 2 of the review of single-cell-related products launched in 2023. I hope I don't miss any. If I do, send me a message telling me about it. 😉
Here are some useful links:
Exploring Single-Cell Sequencing online course
Companies that I talk during this episode (part 2):
Scale Biosciences
Scipio Bioscience
Singleron Biotechnologies
Takara Bio
10X Genomics
Free Resources
Pay me a Ko-Fi
Thanks for listening!

Monday Dec 04, 2023

Hi there!
Today I review single-cell-related products launched in 2023. They are a lot! I hope I don't miss any. If I do, send me a message telling me about it. 😉
Here are some useful links:
Join the Single-Cell World Newsletter
Companies that I talk during this episode (part 1):
BD Biosciences 
Ep. 18: Samples Multiplexing
BioScryb Genomics
Fluent BioSciences
Episode 31: Podcast Fluent BioSciences
Honeycomb Biotechnologies
Episode 19: Podcast Honeycomb Biotechnologies
Mission Bio
Episode 16: Podcast Mission Bio
Parse Biosciences 
Episode 35: Podcast Parse Biosciences
Free Resources
Pay me a Ko-Fi
Thanks for listening!

Monday Nov 20, 2023

Hello there!
The Spatial and Single-Cell Analysis Playbook was released last week. Front Line Genomics produced it. I was honored to be invited to take part in it.
In this episode, you can hear the questions that were asked (AI voice here) and my responses during this fantastic interview.
I hope you like it!
Useful Links
Free Resources
The Single-Cell World website
Pay me a Ko-Fi
Thanks for listening.Cheers,Cátia


Meet Our Host

Cátia Moutinho, is a biologist with a rich background in biomedicine, marked by her PhD and a master's in clinical trials and medical affairs. Her profound knowledge in cancer genetics and epigenetics is not just theoretical. It's rooted in hands-on lab experience, paired with an extensive understanding of single-cell and spatial technologies.

Cátia's journey started in Portugal, stretched over a decade in Spain, and then took her down under to Australia. There, she spearheaded a distinguished team dedicated to advancements in single-cell and spatial technologies. Notably, she served as the Associate Director at the Garvan-Weizmann Center for Cellular Genomics within the Garvan Medical Research Institute.

Now, she's back in Portugal, continuing her passion as a scientific advisor and the visionary behind the Single-Cell World Project.


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