Evan Macosko has been named a top inventor in the MIT Technology Review’s “35 Innovators Under 35” for his work on inventing Drop-seq.
Evan’s Drop-seq technology, which he developed during his postdoctoral research in the McCarroll lab, makes it possible to analyze gene expression in thousands of individual cells simultaneously. Evan and technician Melissa Goldman wrote a detailed Drop-seq protocol that has been downloaded from the lab website tens of thousands of times. Hundreds of labs have built Drop-seq setups from their detailed instructions. Companies like 10X Genomics, Illumina, and Bio-Rad have worked to develop commercial versions of droplet-based single-cell RNA-seq. Read More