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Getting Ready for ASHG: Variants, Variants Everywhere

The QIAGEN Bioinformatics crew is eager for the upcoming annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, taking place this year in San Diego from October 18-22. ASHG is something like the Super Bowl of genetics research, and each … Read More

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Baylor Scientist Uses Ingenuity Variant Analysis for Sickle Cell Discovery

When Baylor’s Vivien Sheehan won a grant competition to use QIAGEN’s Ingenuity Variant Analysis, she found an exciting association in sickle cell anemia patients. It revealed a novel gene that can regulate fetal hemoglobin, and opens the door for a … Read More

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QIAGEN Bioinformatics Tapped by Genomics England for UK100K Genomes Project

  Even with the lightning-quick pace of the genomics field, it’s still amazing to veterans like us to see efforts on the scale of Genomics England’s 100,000 Genomes Project. This project, and others like it, truly fulfill the promise of … Read More

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Mount Sinai Scientists Find Novel Ovarian Cancer Biomarker with IPA

Treatment options for ovarian cancer haven’t changed much in three decades — but a powerful new biomarker identified by scientists at Mount Sinai has shed light on why some patients respond well to the gold-standard chemotherapy regimen while others do … Read More

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A Quick review of the Annual Meeting of CAP 2014

Last week, hundreds of pathologists gathered in Chicago for the annual meeting of the College of American Pathologists (CAP 2014). From the exhibition floor, our QIAGEN colleagues had the privilege of speaking to pathologists from around the world about the … Read More

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RNA-Seq with iReport and InSilico DB

  RNA-Seq, or transcriptome sequencing, continues to be an exciting way to explore gene expression using next-generation sequencing (NGS). But for many researchers, the interpretation of RNA-Seq data remains a daunting task because they are using spreadsheets to read transcript … Read More

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Content Sources Powering the Ingenuity Knowledge Base Part I: Major NCBI Databases

    Snapshot: Major NCBI Databases The Ingenuity Knowledge Base that powers all of the QIAGEN Ingenuity web applications incorporates data from a large number of sources. We dedicate a lot of attention to the high-quality, manually curated content from … Read More

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NGS-Based Cancer Tests Reveal Limitations of Manual Variant Analysis

As we work with our early access partners to put the finishing touches on QIAGEN’s Ingenuity Clinical web application for DNA sequence variant interpretation in clinical labs, we sat down with Junaid Shabbeer, the new clinical science director here at … Read More

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