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Rare Disease Specialists Identify Novel Pediatric Syndrome in Three Families

In the world of rare disease, genomics has been transformational. Nobody sees this more clearly than Hywel Williams, manager of a translational genomics center at University College London’s Institute of Child Health that is dedicated to studying the genetic basis … Read More

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Scaling Clinical Genomics at PMWC 2015

Now in its sixth year, the Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) Silicon Valley has grown into a must-attend event for anyone interested in keeping up with this fast-paced field.  This year’s meeting is particularly timely, falling just a week after … Read More

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JPM 2015: As Genomic Data Goes Clinical, Interpretation Is Key

Last week featured the biggest circus in biotech: the annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference (JPM 2015), during which some 5,000 people descend on San Francisco to attend the meeting, while thousands more flock to the Union Square area just to … Read More

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2014 in Review: A Year of Great Science

As we approach the holidays and our thoughts drift to eggnog and shopping lists, we’re taking a moment to look back at 2014. It has certainly been a busy year here at QIAGEN Bioinformatics! In this blog, we round up … Read More

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Doug Bassett Talks Data Interpretation with Front Line Genomics

Data interpretation was a big topic of discussion at this year’s ASHG meeting, especially as it relates to translational research and clinical applications. The program was packed with population studies, cancer studies, and other massive-scale hunts for causal variants driving … Read More

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At AMP 2014, Variant Interpretation in the Spotlight

Whew! After last month’s AMP 2014 conference in National Harbor, Md., the QIAGEN Bioinformatics team could use a vacation. Between the steady interest in demos of our new Ingenuity Clinical Decision Support platform, the jam-packed exhibit hall booth, and attending world-class … Read More

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Infectious Disease Research Using Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA)

This week QIAGEN Bioinformatics Principal Scientist Jean-Noel Billaud, PhD, will host a live webinar on how IPA can be used to look at viral pathogenesis.  For this particular presentation, he will look at two West Nile Virus datasets that were created … Read More

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With New Ebola Model, UW Scientists Track Genetics of Host Resistance

Scientists around the world are racing to learn more about the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which as of November 2014 had claimed nearly 5,000 lives and infected more than 13,000. Thanks to remarkable new work from researchers … Read More

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