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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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Benchmarking Project Shows CLC Genomics Server Setup for HighSeq X Ten Halves Number of Compute Nodes Needed

For many of us who spend much of our time interpreting sequencing data for novel biological insights, you maybe interested in hearing about some of the dramatic improvements being made on upstream data processing and analysis before the data is ready … Read More

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Clinical Lab Director’s View Part 3: Somatic and Hereditary Cancer

  Recently we’ve been looking at the challenges of interpreting and reporting variants found in genetic tests by clinical labs. In this final post in our miniseries, QIAGEN Bioinformatics’ Clinical Science Director Junaid Shabbeer walks us through the intricacies of … Read More

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Clinical Lab Director’s View Part 2: Scoring a Variant

In this blog miniseries, we’ve asked Junaid Shabbeer, Clinical Science Director at QIAGEN Bioinformatics, to guide us through the process of analyzing DNA variants for genetic tests. In our last post we walked through what it takes to launch a … Read More

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