Author Archives: Mary Makris

Mary Makris

About Mary Makris

Mary Makris joined Golden Helix in March 2015 and is the Marketing & Operations Manager. Mary graduated from the University of Montana in May 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Marketing and a minor in Psychology. She is responsible for executing marketing strategies, maintaining the company's social media and web presence, and assisting in all other areas of the marketing department. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, biking, fishing, and being crafty.

Customer Spotlight – Dr. Kazima Bulayeva

We, at Golden Helix, would like to take the time to highlight one of our long time customers on her recent success. Since the beginning of 2015, Dr. Kazima Bulayeva of the Vavilov Institute of General Genetics (VIGG), has published in 10 scientific publications including two times Nature Genetics. We are very excited to share the research she is performing using the… Read more »

See you at ACMG 2016!

      Mary Makris    March 3, 2016    No Comments on See you at ACMG 2016!

Headed to Tampa! For the first time, Golden Helix will be attending the Annual Clinical Genetics (ACMG) meeting. This year, the meeting is being held in Tampa, Florida and we are excited to visit with our customers and meet new people in the field! Where to Find Us You can find the Golden Helix team in booth #435 in the… Read more »

Recent Customer Publications

      Mary Makris    March 1, 2016    No Comments on Recent Customer Publications
Recent Customer Publications

We want to say congratulations to all of our customers who have recently published! It’s always great to see all the new research and advancements our clients are doing, and how the Golden Helix software is assisting in that. With that, here are the most recent customer publications for the month! L. Nguyen and Russel Lyons of the University of… Read more »

Case Study: Clinical Testing at the University of Iowa

Dr. Benjamin Darbro

Benjamin Darbro, MD, PhD at the University of Iowa, uses VarSeq® software for Clinical Testing Founded by Hans Zellweger in the 1960’s, The Shivanand R. Patil Cytogenetics and Molecular Lab at the University of Iowa has a long history of clinical testing, seeing 45 years of advancements. Today, the lab is mainly focused on oncology, pre and post-natal genetics testing… Read more »

Cancer Workflows in VarSeq

      Mary Makris    February 19, 2016    No Comments on Cancer Workflows in VarSeq
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Wednesday, March 2nd 12:00 pm EST Clinical labs must have the ability to go from a collection of samples and associated variants to a professional report documenting a short list of clinically relevant variants. Cancer Gene Panels are a common clinical application for genetic tests. In this webcast we will show how VarSeq and VSReports can be used to go… Read more »