Getting Started with Golden Helix VarSeq: The VarSeq User Experience


Date: November 5, 2014

Presenter: Dr. Bryce Christensen, Statistical Geneticist

Duration: 51 Minutes

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Getting Started with Golden Helix VarSeq: The VarSeq User Experience

Abstract

Golden Helix recently announced the forthcoming public release of VarSeq, a powerful new application for interpretation of DNA sequence variants. VarSeq is designed to make variant analysis workflows fast, simple, interactive, and repeatable.

In this webcast, Dr. Bryce Christensen will present VarSeq from the analyst's perspective. Topics will include data import, annotation and filtering, creation and application of custom workflows, interactive data exploration, and customization of the VarSeq user interface. Interactive examples will be shown based on gene panels and exome sequencing.

About the Presenter

Dr. Bryce Christensen, Statistical Geneticist

Dr. Bryce Christensen fills two roles at Golden Helix as he is both the Director of Services as well as a Statistical Geneticist. Bryce joined GHI in 2009 from the University of Utah where he earned his PhD in Genetic Epidemiology and Biomedical Informatics. Before undertaking his graduate studies, Bryce worked for 2 years as a data analyst at Mayo Clinic in the Division of Biostatistics.