Category Archives: News, events, & announcements

First Golden Helix Research Competition a Great Success!

And the Winners Are… We recently held our first ever research competition at Golden Helix – what a success! We received over 50 submissions from more than 20 different countries. And just as the countries varied, so did the research. Abstracts involved both DNA and RNA sequencing, GWAS (nope, it’s still not dead), and copy number variation. Subjects ranged from… Read more »

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 Island next week, respectively, where the weather is little more… well, let’s say… reasonable. Andreas will be headed to Marco… Read more »

Bringing Powerful Analytic Software to Ontario

At Golden Helix our number one priority is empowering genetic researchers world-wide with software tools that are as effective as they are robust. So needless to say, we are thrilled to announce a recent collaboration with the Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI), a not-for-profit organization focused on driving and catalyzing the life sciences industry in Ontario. Through this exciting partnership, we… Read more »

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 ongoing commitment to empowering genetic researchers around the world, Golden Helix is hosting a competition for abstracts. All academic, government,… Read more »

“Intriguing Findings Are for Romance Novels”

A report from the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics Earlier this month, while much of the genetics community was scrambling to edit and print their posters for ASHG, I had the opportunity to attend WCPG, the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, in Boston.  This was my second trip to WCPG and it is becoming one of my favorite events to… Read more »