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Last Chance to Submit Your T-Shirt Design

It’s coming down to the wire – if you have not submitted your Golden Helix T-shirt design please do so!! We have already had many great submissions but we are missing yours. Once the contest closes tomorrow, July 3rd, our talented Golden Helix staff will narrow down the choices and display them to our community for voting. The designs with the… Read more »

Update from MAGES 2014

      Golden Helix    June 23, 2014    No Comments on Update from MAGES 2014

The 2014 MAGES Conference hosted in Philadelphia brought out the shining stars in Statistical Genetics, along with a variety of approaches and difficulties researchers in the field are facing. Being my first MAGES event, I did not know what to expect; however, I was thoroughly impressed and am excited to go back next year. Some of the topics that seemed… Read more »

2014 Golden Helix Summer School

We are incredibly excited to sponsor the 2014 Golden Helix Summer School (not directly affiliated with Golden Helix, Inc. (us)), hosted on the island of Aegina, Greece, from September 11th-15th, 2014.  This year’s theme is “Pharmacogenomics and Genomic Medicine: Bridging research and the clinic” and will focus on disciplines within genomic medicine. The Golden Helix Summer School, conducted annually, is a… Read more »

Here’s Your Chance to Design a Golden Helix T-shirt!

Over the last few years, it’s clear that our t-shirts are loved. But the time has come for some fresh designs and we are looking to our customers and community for inspiration. Do you have a brilliant idea in mind for a Golden Helix t-shirt? Great! You should enter our first ever t-shirt contest! It’s pretty easy really; draw it… Read more »

Guest Post: Uncovering the Genetic Mechanisms of Common Language Disabilities, by John Eicher

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 »