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Bioinformatics and disease: A growing relationship

Recently the Journal of Precision Medicine ran a compelling article by Valentin Barsan, MD, about the increasing relevance of next-generation sequencing (NGS) to evidence-based, point-of-care clinical decision-making. With the many variables within any diagnosis and treatment plan, Barsan asserts that … Read More

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Chris Mason talks metagenomes, leukemia, and more

During our workshop at this year’s AGBT conference, scientist Chris Mason from Weill Cornell Medicine intrigued the audience with a look at several ongoing projects in his lab. Mason is best known in the genomics field for PathoMap, a study … Read More

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Challenges of variant analysis in genetic testing

The February 2016 issue of Medical Lab Observer features a story co-authored by two QIAGEN Bioinformatics executives, Ramon Felciano and Michael Hadjisavas. The story highlights the disparity between the increasing sophistication of genetic testing and the cumbersome process of variant analysis. … Read More

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Looking back at 2015 and ahead to 2016

In this post, we share some of the trends and milestones that mattered most to us in 2015, and dust off our crystal ball for a sneak peek at 2016. For the genomics community, 2015 kicked off with a bang: … Read More

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Perspectives on Bioinformatics in the Clinic

It’s exciting to see that NGS-related bioinformatics advances are having an impact in clinical labs. We’ve been following that trend closely — so we are glad to read some excellent coverage of the topic recently in the highly regarded magazine … Read More

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Clarity and customization

2015 IPA Winter Release We’re pleased to deliver several new features to Ingenuity® Pathway Analysis™, to increase your insight and improve your workflow. Here’s a quick overview of what’s new. Customizable pathway and network overlays The 2015 IPA Winter release improves … Read More

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Defining promoter sequences

Studies of differential gene expression patterns using micro-array and RNA-seq technologies provide insight into the molecular mechanisms responsible for changes in gene expression. TRANSFAC, a unique knowledge-base containing published data on eukaryotic transcription factors and miRNAs, binding sites, and regulated … Read More

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Determine biological impact

Scientists Reveal New Biological Insights with Regulator Effects in IPA® We launched the Regulator Effects in Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) last year, and it’s been so gratifying to see how helpful this new feature has been for users of the application. … Read More

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AMP 2015 in Review

It was great attending AMP. We not only announced enhancements to our QIAGEN Clinical Insight (QCI™) solution, but we also met new friends and customers, learned about fascinating new studies, and interacted with many brilliant minds in the field of molecular … Read More

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Evaluation of GeneReader NGS System

We are pleased to announce that an evaluation of our new GeneReader NGS System has affirmed the performance in detecting gene variants known to be clinically relevant in colorectal cancer. For more information on the evaluation of our new GeneReader NGS System, please read … Read More

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