Posts Tagged: ASHG 2015


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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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Precision Medicine Initiative: recruiting a million people to improve health

ASHG 2015 began yesterday with two great sessions. In the first, ASHG president Dr. Neil Risch reflected on the history of the organization and ASHG’s evolution over the years. In the second session, the Presidential Symposium on “Genetic Epidemiology at Scale: High Throughput Genomics Linked to Large Scale EHR systems,” Dr. Francis Collins talked about the precision… Read article →


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Coming to Baltimore for ASHG 2015? So are we!

ASHG 2015, the annual meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, is taking place next week from Oct. 6–10 in Baltimore, Maryland. If you’re coming, we’d love to see you at our booths, 1621 and 1622! Booth 1621 will focus on QIAGEN’s sample-to-insight solutions for some of the topics we discuss here at Biomarker Insights, including liquid biopsy… Read article →