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Case Study: Academic Research Institution and Ingenuity Variant Analysis

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by deploying Ingenuity Variant Analysis:
    • Realized faster and easier identification of causal variants
    • Reduced the need for developing own informatics pipeline
    • Enabled support for more studies by providing a self-service tool for colleagues and collaborators
  • Purchased Ingenuity Variant Analysis for the following reasons:
    • Reduce time to identify variants worth following up on
    • Identify high impact, most compelling variants to follow up on
    • Access user friendly interface and no bioinformatics experience needed
    • Collaborate and share easily with colleagues and peers

Use Case

  • Uses the following applications with Ingenuity Variant Analysis:
    • DNA sequencing – Whole Exome
    • DNA sequencing – Targeted / Gene Panel
  • Sequencing data is from the following platforms:
    • Illumina Genome Analyzer (GA) / HiSeq
    • Life Technologies SOLiD

Results

  • Chose Ingenuity Systems over the following solutions:
    • In-house developed software
  • Reduced time to results by > 75% by using Ingenuity Variant Analysis for DNA variant annotation and analysis.
  • Rated the following Ingenuity Variant Analysis capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to other data analysis solutions:
    • Speed: 5 (strongly differentiated)
    • Accurate evidence: 3 (differentiated)
    • Accessibility/ ease of use: 4 (very differentiated)
    • Sharing with colleagues/peers: 5 (strongly differentiated)
    • Security: 4 (very differentiated)
  • Is satisfied with the ease of use of Ingenuity Variant Analysis.

Testimonials

user-green2“Through the use of Ingenuity we are now able to quickly and efficiently analyze our data and share the results with our collaborators.”

Research Analyst or Associate, Academic Research Institution


Source: TechValidate. TVID: 8B8-D00-084