Category Archives: News, events, & announcements

Introducing GenomeBrowse: A revolutionary visual experience for genomic data

As first announced in October 2011 and previewed in a blog post last month, Golden Helix has been hard at work for the last year developing a free genome browser called GenomeBrowseTM. We are now beyond excited to announce that GenomeBrowse will be available to the public on September 12th on our website. (Did we mention it’s free?) GenomeBrowse raises… Read more »

Dr. Ken Kaufman’s Webcast on Exome Sequencing Wildly Successful

Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for a webcast by Dr. Ken Kaufman of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital: “Identification of Candidate Functional Polymorphism Using Trio Family Whole Exome DNA Data.” Over 750 people registered for this event and 430 attended – a new Golden Helix record! If you missed the webcast (or would like to watch it again), the… Read more »

Send us your SVS stories for a chance to win a $100 Amazon giftcard!

Last week, we introduced Dr. X to the world, an everyday scientist struggling with everyday bioinformatics challenges who was empowered by Golden Helix to do analysis himself. (Click here if you missed it.) Do you have a story of how Golden Helix has empowered you to conduct your research more effectively? We’d like to hear them! Simply submit your story… Read more »

What is Bioinformatic Filtering?

Recently I gave a presentation on bioinformatic filtering: the process of using quality scores, annotation databases, and functional prediction scores to intelligently and quickly reduce your variant search space. View the recording here» In this webcast, I mention that filtering is something we have been doing for a long time, and that there are some great examples that use exome… Read more »

Dr. X Discovers a Better Way to Do Genetic Research Data Analysis

Bioinformatics is a serious thing. Petabytes of data that hold the truth to the genetic underpinnings of the human species, among many others, are generated and analyzed by the world’s leading scientists every year. Here at Golden Helix, we thought that there was plenty of room to add a little humor into the bioinformatics world. Meet Dr. X. He is… Read more »