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Deep Learning in Label-free Cell Classification

Overview of attention for article published in Scientific Reports, March 2016
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168 tweeters
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Title
Deep Learning in Label-free Cell Classification
Published in
Scientific Reports, March 2016
DOI 10.1038/srep21471
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Authors

Claire Lifan Chen, Ata Mahjoubfar, Li-Chia Tai, Ian K. Blaby, Allen Huang, Kayvan Reza Niazi, Bahram Jalali, Chen, Claire Lifan, Mahjoubfar, Ata, Tai, Li-Chia, Blaby, Ian K, Huang, Allen, Niazi, Kayvan Reza, Jalali, Bahram

Abstract

Label-free cell analysis is essential to personalized genomics, cancer diagnostics, and drug development as it avoids adverse effects of staining reagents on cellular viability and cell signaling. However, currently available label-free cell assays mostly rely only on a single feature and lack sufficient differentiation. Also, the sample size analyzed by these assays is limited due to their low throughput. Here, we integrate feature extraction and deep learning with high-throughput quantitative imaging enabled by photonic time stretch, achieving record high accuracy in label-free cell classification. Our system captures quantitative optical phase and intensity images and extracts multiple biophysical features of individual cells. These biophysical measurements form a hyperdimensional feature space in which supervised learning is performed for cell classification. We compare various learning algorithms including artificial neural network, support vector machine, logistic regression, and a novel deep learning pipeline, which adopts global optimization of receiver operating characteristics. As a validation of the enhanced sensitivity and specificity of our system, we show classification of white blood T-cells against colon cancer cells, as well as lipid accumulating algal strains for biofuel production. This system opens up a new path to data-driven phenotypic diagnosis and better understanding of the heterogeneous gene expressions in cells.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Japan 5 2%
Germany 3 1%
United States 3 1%
Canada 3 1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Denmark 2 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 210 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 70 30%
Researcher 38 16%
Student > Master 35 15%
Student > Bachelor 27 12%
Professor > Associate Professor 20 9%
Other 42 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 56 24%
Computer Science 45 19%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 39 17%
Physics and Astronomy 24 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 22 9%
Other 46 20%

Attention Score in Context

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#23,948
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#311
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#1,691
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