Category Archives: News, events, & announcements

2019 Abstract Competition Winners

Call for Abstracts

We would like to thank everyone who entered our 2019 Abstract Competition. This event is an excellent opportunity for our team to hear the unique ways Golden Helix software is being applied around the world. We had a number of remarkable entries this year which made our selection process a daunting one, indeed. It is my pleasure to announce this… Read more »

New eBook Release: Clinical Variant Analysis

I am excited to announce the release of my new eBook “Clinical Variant Analysis – Applying ACMG Guidelines to Analyze Germline Diseases“! You can download your complimentary by clicking on the button below. The clinical interpretation of variants in Next-Gen Sequencing is a quickly evolving field. While the body of knowledge is growing exponentially, experts have to derive sound, clinical decisions leveraging an… Read more »

Heading to PAG 2019

      Delaina Hawkins    January 10, 2019    No Comments on Heading to PAG 2019

Our team is more than ready to escape the cold at Golden Helix HQ for an eventful week at PAG XXVII in San Diego, CA! If you are attending the conference, we hope you will stop by our booth and say hello to the team: Dr. Andreas Scherer, Darby Kammeraad, and myself. We would love the opportunity to connect with… Read more »

Secondary Analysis 3.0 – New Version Release

We have released a new version of my eBook, “Secondary Analysis 3.0”. To download a complimentary copy, I encourage you to do so here. Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) promises to be the ultimate paradigm when it comes to genetic research and clinical testing since it contains the complete genetic information. When it comes to the current reality in testing labs, there… Read more »

Top 10 Biotechnology Solution Providers 2018 – CIO Applications

Top 10

We are honored to announce that we have been named one of the Top 10 Biotechnology Solution Providers for the second year in a row by CIO Applications. We are at a point where precision medicine is taking off.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has started to reimburse testing labs for NGS-based tests. This is a game changer… Read more »

Great Time at AMP 2018

      Gabe Rudy    November 6, 2018    No Comments on Great Time at AMP 2018

We just got back from three busy days at the Molecular Pathology (AMP) conference in friendly San Antonio, Texas. Keeping up the Golden Helix conference momentum for the year, we had 3-4 in-booth demonstrations a day covering our CNV calling, variant interpretation, and data warehousing products for NGS-based genetic tests. And in short, NGS based tests for cancer and germline… Read more »

We’re Headed to AMP 2018!

      Shanna Finley    October 30, 2018    No Comments on We’re Headed to AMP 2018!

We’ve packed our bags and we’re off to The Lone Star State to take part in the Association for Molecular Pathology Annual Meeting and Expo (AMP 2018)! As first-time attendees, we’re looking forward to integrating ourselves in the AMP community and showcasing our clinical stack, including VSClinical released earlier this year. Come on over and introduce yourself, you’ll find us… Read more »

Golden Helix Featured in Various Publications

Following a wonderful September with our 20th Anniversary and being awarded an NIH-SBIR Phase 2 Grant, October has been nothing short of exciting for us here at Golden Helix. We know that none of our success could happen without the continuous support all of you show us – so thank you to everyone who is a part of this awesome… Read more »

Headed to San Diego, CA for ASHG 2018

As we are beginning to welcome the crisp fall weather here in Montana, we cannot wait to make an escape to the warm, sunny weather of San Diego, CA for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (ASHG 2018). We are looking forward to spending the week discussing with new and familiar faces within the genetics industry. If you… Read more »

Golden Helix Receives NIH-SBIR Phase 2 Grant 2R44 GM125432-02

It is our distinct pleasure to inform the GHI community that we have been awarded a Phase II SBIR Grant from the National Institutes of Health. As we are also preparing to celebrate our 20th Anniversary, these two events invoke a lot of excitement within our company and what lies ahead, for not GHI only, but the genetics field entirely…. Read more »

Future Direction of Golden Helix

      Andreas Scherer    September 19, 2018    No Comments on Future Direction of Golden Helix

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary on September 15th, we took some time to reflect on the last two decades in this industry. Two decades of learning, adaption, and growth on the business side as well as the personal side. Employees began their careers with us, made new friends and started their own families. These past 20 years are full of stories… Read more »

Celebrating GHI’s 20th Anniversary – Special Offers

In one month, Golden Helix will have been in business for 20 years! We know we couldn’t have done it without our great community, so we’d like to give a big thanks to all of our customers. Golden Helix President & CEO summarized the past 20 years and how it all happened in his recent blog post. Since you only… Read more »

2018 T-Shirt Design Competition Begins

T-Shirt Design Competition

It’s time to kickoff one of our favorite events of the year, the annual T-Shirt Design Competition! The Golden Helix Community came up with some great ideas last year. We cannot wait to see how everyone’s sense of genomic humor has improved over the year! Here’s how the competition works: Draw it out or write it down; we accept either… Read more »

Hope to see you at ESHG 2018

ESHG

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone at ESHG 2018 in Milano, Italy. Both Gabe Rudy and I will be representing the Golden Helix Team and hope that you will stop by to say hello! We will be in booth #312 which I’ve highlighted in the photo below: As always, we have put together a series of quick, in-booth demos that… Read more »

Top 10 Analytics Solution Providers – Pharma Tech Outlook

Top 10

We are incredibly honored to be recognized as one of the Top 10 Analytics Solution Providers of 2018 by Pharma Tech Outlook. “Through innovative products, Golden Helix has been simplifying the clinical workflows and genomic testing for numerous labs. For instance, Prevention Genetics, a clinical testing laboratory offering genetic and DNA banking services with the largest menu of gene sequencing… Read more »

See you at ACMG 2018

      Delaina Hawkins    April 9, 2018    No Comments on See you at ACMG 2018
ACMG

We’re looking forward to seeing you all at the ACMG 2018. This year the Golden Helix Team will be represented by President & CEO, Andreas Scherer, Senior Product Engineer, Nathan Fortier, and myself, Marketing Manager, Delaina Hawkins. Make sure to stop by and say hello! You can find Golden Helix in booth #1306: We’ve put together a series of quick, in-booth demos… Read more »

Clinical Variant Interpretation Based on ACMG Guidelines – Part I

VSClinical

The clinical interpretation of variants is time-consuming and requires attention to details. Clinicians are being asked to thoroughly review any variants that could potentially cause disease. There are guidelines for the interpretation of variants relating to hereditary risk, germline diagnostics, and molecular oncology panels, such as those issued by the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG), which are nationally and internationally… Read more »

Small-Lab VarSeq PowerPack

VarSeq PowerPack

Ready to take your analysis to the next level? Our Small-Lab VarSeq PowerPack enables users to move their analysis from FASTQ to clinical reporting through one streamlined pipeline. Here’s what’s included: VarSeq VarSeq is an intuitive, integrated software solution for tertiary analysis. With VarSeq you can automate your workflows and analyze variants for gene panels, exomes, and whole genomes. VS-CNV… Read more »