Author Archives: Will McDonald

Will McDonald

About Will McDonald

Will McDonald is Golden Helix’s Internal Systems Engineer and Sentieon Support Technician. Will earned his experience while in the Army and contracting for the Navy. After moving to Montana to further his career, he joined the Golden Helix family in 2017.

Getting the most out of Sentieon

      Will McDonald    September 26, 2019    No Comments on Getting the most out of Sentieon
Sentieon's Tools

Customers are always asking for ways to improve their experience with Sentieon, our partner’s secondary analysis tools that process genomics data with high computing efficiency, fast turnaround time, exceptional accuracy and 100% consistency. We have a few tips to get the most out of Sentieon. In this article I will be going over: Basic system requirements Custom scripts vs default… Read more »

Shared Data in VarSeq

      Will McDonald    July 22, 2019    No Comments on Shared Data in VarSeq

When using VarSeq; annotations, application settings, and assessment catalogs are all stored locally. Sometimes these resources can grow to large space grabbing directories, causing you to either purchase additional storage devices or getting rid of previously downloaded resources you might need down the road. But there’s hope! You can set where you want all of your data stored to be… Read more »

Top 5 Features of Sentieon

      Will McDonald    April 23, 2019    No Comments on Top 5 Features of Sentieon
Sentieon's Tools

Sentieon develops bioinformatics secondary analysis tools to process genomic data with high computing efficiency, fast turnaround time, exceptional accuracy and 100% consistency. These features are what led to the partnership of Golden Helix and Sentieon to provide users with a comprehensive solution for genomic data analysis. This blog post gives readers a more detailed understanding of the top five features… Read more »