The Singular Neuron: Understanding Complex Biology, One Cell at a Time


Individual cells can have thousands of connections with other cells. Understanding complex traits and diseases requires the understanding of such connections. Jacques and Irene interview James Eberwine, Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, to learn how single-cell RNA sequencing can be used in-vivo to understand how individual cells function in their microenvironment within a complex organism.


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James Eberwine, Elmer Holmes Bobst Professor of Pharmacology – Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania:

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