Bozeman, MT (November 1, 2008) – Golden Helix, Inc., the global leader in genetic association software, announced that the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics is using the company’s SNP & Variation Suite (SVS) through the Golden Helix’ Scholar Program.
Under the program, Golden Helix provides SVS, a comprehensive collection of advanced SNP and copy number association software, free of charge to academic institutions using it for teaching purposes.
“Our goal is to create tomorrow’s leading research scientists,” said Christoph Lange, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, HSPH. “To do that, we need to help our students understand how to perform groundbreaking research, and how to use the best tools to enable that. Golden Helix’ SNP and Variation Suite and Scholar Program are key components in helping us do that.”
“The Scholar Program helps universities introduce students to advanced software for genetic analysis” stated Andy Ferrin, VP of Sales and Marketing for Golden Helix. “The goal is to help these students graduate with a deeper understanding of the analytic aspects of genetic research so they’re well-prepared to make meaningful and significant discoveries when they embark on their own studies.”
About Golden Helix
Founded in 1998, Golden Helix has become the global leader in SNP analysis and genetic association software. The company's products are used by hundreds of researchers at the world's top pharmaceutical, biotech and non-profit research organizations, and have been cited in over 100 peer reviewed publications that detail ground-breaking research uncovering the genetic and environmental basis of disease. Golden Helix is committed to Accelerating the Quest for Significance. For more information, please visit www.goldenhelix.com.
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Golden Helix, Inc.