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Day 3 at ASHG 2015: Real-life application of genetic variations

(Editor’s note: Missed the earlier ASHG recaps? Find them here! Day One Day Two) In yesterday’s blog, I talked about genetic variability and some concerns about its usefulness. So today, I attended a late evening session, “Clinical Impact of Genetic Variation,” to learn more about how these findings are being used for clinical purposes. The session was led by… Read article →


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October Webinar Feature: Single cell analysis

Do you wonder what you might find if you narrowed your genomic and transcriptomic analyses down to the single-cell level? If you suppressed the noise from ten thousand other cells, what might an individual cell have to say? Single-cell analysis is a burgeoning area of interest, spurred by advances in sequencing technology. Down to the… Read article →


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Extending miRQC – delving deeper into miRNA platform performance

Recently, QIAGEN set out to investigate the performance of its market-leading miRNA testing platform. A key study released in 2014, the microRNA Quality Control Assessment (miRQC), examined the performance of a number of miRNA quantification systems, including the QIAGEN miScript System. In that study, QIAGEN performed quite well, showing high levels of reproducibility, accuracy and… Read article →