Causal Variant Challenge Update: Our iPad Winner and Next Challenge

Congratulations to Dr. Jillene Kogan, Director of Cytogenetics at ACL Laboratories in Rosemont, IL for winning the 2013 Q1 Causal Variant Challenge.  Dr. Kogan was randomly selected among the eligible correct entrants to receive a new iPad mini.

Here is what Dr. Kogan said when she found out she had won:

“I was so excited to win the iPad mini. I always have a lot of fun doing the Ingenuity Variant Analysis contests. This software makes it easy to filter out a huge number of variants with very little effort in sequencing projects.”

Participate in the next Causal Variant Challenge

You can now sign up to analyze an all-new case study in the next Causal Variant Challenge.  Register today and experience first-hand the power of Ingenuity® Variant Analysis™ to provide comprehensive and accurate biological interpretation of your human NGS data.

What is the Causal Variant Challenge?iPad

  1. A clinical case study is provided, including phenotypic data.
  2. Complete Genomics provides whole human genome sequence data from the case subject, generated from Complete Genomics’ sequencing service.
  3. Ingenuity Systems provides Variant Analysis – an intuitive web application that prioritizes millions of variants and helps you rapidly identify those that are most likely to be biologically significant.
  4. You use Variant Analysis to apply a series of biological filters to determine the variant most likely to be causal!

All correct entries submitted by June 30 will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a new Apple® iPad® mini.

Take the Challenge Now