As Dr. Andreas Scherer mentioned in a blog post earlier this year, Golden Helix is committed to supporting the education of the next generation of genetic researchers. And as such, over the course of 2014, we at Golden Helix are working with education programs across the US and Canada to make teaching and learning bioinformatics easier. This fall semester at the… Read more »
The Golden Helix team enjoys following our customers’ success. And we would like to share some recent client work to demonstrate what is possible with our software, as well as to inspire researchers to continue questioning current scientific norms.
Genetic improvement in livestock, particularly dairy cattle, has been a priority for both industry and researchers for nearly a century. While the animal itself is the foundation for improvement, our research and the implementation of improvement has progressed with developing technologies and priorities. In terms of genetics, we have evolved from basic measures of heritability to identifying specific mutations and… Read more »
When many people think of learning disabilities such as dyslexia and language impairment, they typically do not think of a biological or medical condition. Even more rarely do people think of these conditions as being the result of biological and genetic phenomena. However, that is exactly what I have thought of every day during my doctoral training in the Department… Read more »
For lead geneticist Dr. Matthew McClure, of the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF), finding a software program that could handle massive amounts of data as well as more than the standard twenty-three pairs of chromosomes found in humans was a challenge. McClure says, “Agriculture often feels like the black sheep of the genomics industry. The majority of current genetic analysis… Read more »