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Jessica Vionas

About Jessica Vionas

Jessica Vionas is the Director of Marketing at Golden Helix and as such, she is responsible for creating a comprehensive marketing, communications, and public relations strategy to position the company in the life sciences marketplace and ensure a consistently full sales funnel to meet and exceed revenue goals. Prior to joining Golden Helix in May of 2010, Jessica worked for eight years in the marketing department at a credit evaluation software company based in Bozeman. She received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Montana State University in 2006. When not at the office, Jessica enjoys playing with her dog Athena, reading marketing books, and spending time with her friends and family, preferably in the bright sunshine of Montana.

Fun in the Sun – Headed to Tri-Con and AGBT next week

Weather.com currently says it feels like -24 degrees outside (yes, that’s negative) here in Bozeman, Montana. Which is why I’m more than a little jealous of Gabe Rudy and Andreas Scherer who get to go to San Francisco and Marco … Continue reading

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Dell Ultrabook Laptop and SVS Giveaway

Are you ready to show your research to the world? Do you and a colleague want a free one-year SNP & Variation Suite license? Could you use a new laptop? Then we have a contest for you! As part of our … Continue reading

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ASHG is here once again!

Hey everyone! It’s time once again for the illustrious ASHG – this year in Boston, MA. We are very excited to get to see all of our colleagues and friends and hear about what you’ve been up to. This year … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webcast – Making NGS Data Analysis Clinically Practical: Repeatable and Time-Effective Workflows

Presenter: Autumn Laughbaum, Biostatistician with introduction by Dr. Andreas Scherer, President & CEO Date: September 10, 2013 Duration: 60 Minutes Abstract Exploring next-generation sequence data requires an iterative process whereby a researcher can find a “needle in the haystack” that … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webcast – Exploring DNA/RNA-Seq Analysis Results with Golden Helix GenomeBrowse and SVS

Presenter: Dr. Bryce Christensen, Statistical Geneticist Date: July 24, 2013 Duration: 60 Minutes Abstract Golden Helix GenomeBrowse™, a free visualization tool for all types of sequence data, was introduced in 2012 to broad acclaim. Researchers using GenomeBrowse discovered a product … Continue reading

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Why You Should Go To TCGC

In a couple of short weeks, Gabe is headed off to TCGC in San Francisco where he will be giving part of a short course. He was super excited about it last year and is even more so this year. … Continue reading

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All Excited About Mixed Models

Last month, Bryce Christensen wrote a little about mixed models and their application in GWAS. He promised that this analysis would be available in SNP & Variation Suite (SVS) “soon,” but didn’t elaborate. We are now excited to announce that … Continue reading

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Upcoming webcast – Mixed Models: How to Effectively Account for Inbreeding and Population Structure in GWAS

Presenter: Greta Linse Peterson, Senior Statistician Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Time: 12:00 pm EDT, 60 minutes Abstract Population structure and inbreeding can confound results from a standard genome-wide association test. Accounting for the random effect of relatedness can lead … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webcast – Knowing Your Downstream: Functional Predictions

Presenter: Dr. Bryce Christensen, Statistical Geneticist and Director of Services Date: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 Time: 12:00 pm EDT Abstract Next-Generation Sequencing analysis workflows typically lead to a list of candidate variants that may or may not be associated with … Continue reading

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Mendelspod Podcast with Dr. Lambert: Looking at the Big Picture of Bioinformatics

Recently, Dr. Christophe Lambert joined the esteemed Theral Timpson over at Mendelspod to talk a bit about the big picture of bioinformatics. This 37 minute podcast references a recent blog post by Christophe on Illumina competing with its customers, the … Continue reading

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