Category Archives: Customer success

Recent Publications from SVS Users

         April 25, 2017
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We had lots of customers publish their work using our SVS software, and I wanted to share their work with you. Congrats to all! Here are some of the highlights: Francesca Fernandez of the University of Wollongong along with colleagues published Effects of common GRM5 genetic variants on cognition, hippocampal volume and mGluR5 protein levels in schizophrenia in Brain Imaging and… Read more »

Recent Customer Success

         April 4, 2017
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We are kicking off the second quarter with a round of recent customer publications. There are a few new faces represented below, and we are delighted to share their success with you. We hope you find their research as interesting as we do! Peter Harris of Mayo Clinic and colleagues published PKD2-Related Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Prevalence, Clinical Presentation,… Read more »

Recent Customer Publications

         March 2, 2017
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It’s always exciting to read the latest articles our clients have published, and this month there are some unique topics. Learn more about the genomics of raccoon dogs and cattle tissue infection in some of the articles highlighted below! Holly Neibergs of Washington State University and colleagues published Identification of loci associated with susceptibility to Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (Map)… Read more »

Recent Customer Success

         January 31, 2017
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Just as we expected, 2017 has kicked off with a flurry of new publications by our customers. We even had a publication from a client using our VarSeq software! Congratulations to all, please take a look at some of the articles we have highlighted below: Reza Sailani of Stanford University and colleagues published Association of AHSG with alopecia and mental retardation… Read more »

Fighting Childhood Leukemia at St. Justine

         January 19, 2017

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in children and one of the leading causes of death due to disease in children. Dr. Daniel Sinnett, along with Pascal St-Onge and their colleagues at Sainte-Justine University Health center have been investigating the molecular determinants of the disease to improve detection, diagnosis and treatment. One particular area of study… Read more »

Latest Customer Publications!

         December 20, 2016
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It sure is feeling like Christmas time in Montana with the piles of fluffy snow and negative temperatures! We are wrapping up the month with a few more publications from our clients, and we couldn’t be happier with how many articles were published in 2016! Congratulations to everyone who was able to get it done this year, and we are looking… Read more »

Case Study: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

         December 6, 2016
Laura Li

Dr. Laura Li and her colleagues at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) are working to determine the underlying genetic causes of Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH), which is still unclear. ONH is the absence or under-development of the optic nerve and is currently the leading ocular cause of vision impairments and blindness in young children. ONH can also be combined… Read more »

Recent Customer Success

         November 28, 2016
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We hope our Golden Helix community had a delicious Thanksgiving, and several of our customers had an additional reason to celebrate because they published this month, including one book publication! The success is overwhelming and we are happy to share it with you each month: Randovan Kasarda of the Slovak University of Agriculture and colleagues published Genetic Divergence of Cattle Populations… Read more »

Recent Customer Success

         November 3, 2016
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We closed October with a record number of publications from our customers! Topics ranged widely from root traits in tropical maize to pretreatment depression severity. We hope you’ll enjoy reviewing some of our favorites: Bradley Aouizerat of NYU and colleagues published Human leucocyte antigen class I and II imputation in a multiracial population in the International Journal of Immunogenetics which considered… Read more »

Using GWAS to investigate neurodevelopmental disorders

         October 18, 2016
Sergey Kornilov

Dr. Sergey Kornilov, a Duncan Scholar in Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, combines his broad psychology background with genetics to research the genetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders with a unique dual perspective. Neuro-developmental disorders, for example, those of the spoken and written language, affect many worldwide – up to 10% of preschool children. In most cases, these… Read more »

Recent Customer Publications

         October 4, 2016
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Many of our customers published throughout September using our SVS software, and we love sharing their work with you. There’s bound to be a topic among the wide variety we’ve highlighted here that will spark your interest! Maurico Arcos Burgos, Claudio Mastronardi and colleagues of the Australian National University published Mutations modifying sporadic Alzheimer’s disease age of onset in the American Journal of Medical… Read more »

Recent Customer Publications

         August 30, 2016
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For many of you this might be a busy week with school starting up again! However, even though school is just starting, many of our customers have been publishing all summer long. Here are a few highlights from our most recent publications this August: Evaline Ibeagha-Awemu and Xin Zhao of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, along with colleagues, published High density genome wide… Read more »

Finding Rare Mutations at the Center for Rare Jewish Genetic Disorders

         July 14, 2016
Bonei Olam

Since 1999, Bonei Olam has been providing large-scale funding for fertility treatment and research. The non-profit’s mission is to provide whatever means or resources necessary to help childless couples achieve the dream of parenthood. Today, it is recognized in the worldwide medical arena for its leadership role at the forefront of reproductive medicine, research and technology. Specifically, Bonei Olam has… Read more »

Understanding the molecular genetics of hearing loss

         June 28, 2016
Hela Azaiez

Hearing loss is the most common sensory defect in humans. It affects roughly 1 in 500 newborns, and by the age of 80 approximately 50% of people have some type of hearing loss. Hearing loss has become an enormous burden in healthcare. Perhaps more importantly, studies have shown that hearing loss also affects one’s quality of life, lowering social interactions… Read more »

June’s Customer Publications

         June 23, 2016
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As spring ends and summer begins here in Montana, we wanted to share another round of customer publications. It’s so important to us that our software plays a role in our client’s success, and we love to display the fruit of their hard efforts each month. Here are a few of the publication highlights: Bradley Aouizerat of UCSF and colleagues published… Read more »

Bioinformatics Program Key in Precision Medicine

         June 21, 2016
Jeffrey Rosenfeld

The Bioinformatics Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, plays an integral part in the center’s precision medicine program helping to bring personalized medicine to patients in a timely manner. The Program needs to determine what mutations from a tumor are relevant to a particular therapeutic option, bringing the right… Read more »

Diagnosing Rare Disease at King Abdulaziz Medical City

         June 9, 2016
King Abdulaziz Medical City

King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) in Riyadh commenced its operations in May 1983. Since then, it has continued expanding, while providing services for a rapidly growing patient population in all of its catchments areas. Today, King Fahad National Guard Hospital has evolved to be part of the King Abdulaziz Medical City with many other prominent medical centers. Since its inauguration… Read more »

Understanding the genetic mechanisms of inherited eye disease at the NIH – NEI

         May 31, 2016
Dr. Fielding Hejtmancik

Dr. James Fielding Hejtmancik and his team at the National Eye Institute’s Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function branch, use linkage and association studies to better understand the genetic mechanisms of inherited eye disease. The team investigates both Mendelian and complex diseases as well as functional work with a focus on cataracts, retinal degenerations, myopia and corneal dystrophies. “If it affects… Read more »

Using Pharmacogenomics to teach Intro to Chemistry

         May 27, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Moore

As the need to educate prospective healthcare professionals in the interpretation of genetic data increases, Dr. Jeffrey Moore at the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign is using genetics in his chemistry courses. In doing so, Moore is creating a strong connection between the content in his courses and the underlying principles of health and medicine. Last year, Dr. Moore presented a webcast… Read more »

Recent Customer Publications

         May 24, 2016
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Today we have another round of customer publications from our incredible clients to share with you! These latest pubs cover a variety of topics, from rat-tail syndrome in cattle to the first GWAS analysis of attempted suicide by individuals with schizophrenia. Here are a few of the highlights: Christa Kuehn of the Liebnez Institute for Farm Animal Biology and colleagues published Epistatic interactions between… Read more »