Category Archives: About Golden Helix

Golden Helix Received ISO 13485:2016 Certification

         February 6, 2024

This month, we are excited to announce that we have received the certification for ISO 13485:2016 from TÜV SÜD. ISO 13485:2016 is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS) for organizations involved in the design, development, production, and servicing of medical devices. It is specifically tailored to the medical device industry and is recognized globally… Read more »

Introducing VarSeq 2.5.0: Elevating NGS Labs to New Heights

         November 9, 2023

We’re buzzing with excitement and couldn’t wait to share some groundbreaking news with our community: VarSeq 2.5.0 has officially landed, and it’s here to transform your NGS lab experience! What’s New with VarSeq 2.5.0? VarSeq has always been about innovation and pushing the boundaries, and the 2.5.0 update is no exception. We’ve listened to your feedback and supercharged VarSeq with… Read more »

Golden Helix Receives New NIH SBIR Grant  

         September 26, 2023

Pharmacogenomics Workflow: Identifying Biomarkers and Treatment Options  BOZEMAN, Mont. – Sep. 26, 2023 – Golden Helix, Inc. announced that it was awarded the NIH SBIR Grant 1R43HG013456-01 “Pharmacogenomics Workflow: Identifying Biomarkers and Treatment Options.”  Personalized medicine leveraging pharmacogenomics is gaining momentum to optimize drug choice, dosage, efficacy, and safety for individual patients. This grant allows Golden Helix to research pharmacogenetics… Read more »

Golden Helix is Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence

         September 19, 2023

Golden Helix Inc. celebrates 25 years as a leader in the genomics landscape. Built on solid Montanan values of work ethic and reliability, our journey began with Dr. Christophe Lambert’s vision in 1998. Our early triumphs in Genome-Wide Association Studies set the stage, but 2013 brought a transformative shift. Under Dr. Andreas Scherer’s leadership, we ventured into the clinical arena… Read more »

Advancing Precision Medicine: A Spotlight on Golden Helix’s VarSeq in Genomic Research and Clinical Applications

         August 1, 2023

The field of genomics and precision medicine is rapidly evolving, bringing forth innovative diagnostic and treatment approaches. The cutting-edge techniques and technologies discussed in the following papers provide insight into how whole-exome sequencing (WES), whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and deep computational analysis are reshaping healthcare. Our spotlight is on recent customer publications featuring the study of a unique heritable form of… Read more »

Embracing the Future: Transitioning from Marketing Coordinator to Senior Marketing Manager at Golden Helix

         April 10, 2023

Hello everyone! I’m Casey Fullem, and I am delighted to announce my recent promotion from Marketing Coordinator to Senior Marketing Manager at Golden Helix. Having had the privilege of contributing to the company’s growth over the past 1.5 years, I am eager to continue driving our success through the application of my analytics-driven marketing expertise. Throughout my time at Golden… Read more »

ACMG 2023 Insights: Exploring Whole Exome Sequencing, Hereditary Cancer, and Prenatal Genetics

         March 28, 2023

Our team at Golden Helix remains committed to advancing genomics and personalized medicine. We actively participate in industry conferences to stay current with the latest developments, such as the recent ACMG 2023 in Salt Lake City, Utah. This event facilitated valuable insights and discussions on several topics. Three key areas of focus included:   Whole Exome Sequencing: Whole Exome Sequencing (WES)… Read more »

Golden Helix named as a Best Global Bioinformatics Firm of 2023 by the Corporate Excellence Awards

         January 19, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that our company has been named the Best Global Bioinformatics Firm of 2023 by the Corporate Excellence Awards. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, who are committed to delivering the highest quality bioinformatics solutions to our customers. At Golden Helix, we have always been committed to innovation… Read more »

Revolutionizing Healthcare and Embracing the Montana Lifestyle at Golden Helix

         January 12, 2023
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Experience the journey of revolutionizing precision medicine at Golden Helix – my personal account of working with an innovative and impactful company. Ever since becoming a member of Golden Helix’s team, I have relished the opportunity to contribute to the company’s mission of revolutionizing genomic medicine. Since 1998, this company has been at the forefront of advancing precision medicine and… Read more »

What to Expect from Golden Helix in 2023 

         January 2, 2023

Happy New Year! I hope that you all were able to enjoy quality time with your loved ones over the holidays. Now that 2022 has come to a close, we would like to take the time to say thank you while looking back on a big year full of new experiences and accomplishments.  During the pandemic, we’ve been using the… Read more »

Women in STEM: Golden Helix Employees

         November 10, 2022

Here at Golden Helix, we would like to take a moment and highlight some of our amazing and talented women in STEM! Below are short excerpts from some of our own Golden Helix employees and their experiences both in STEM and here at Golden Helix.   Rana Smalling Field Application Scientist B.S. in Biological Sciences, Ph.D. in Biochemistry My experience in STEM started in… Read more »

See you all at ACMG 2022!

         March 16, 2022

Everyone at Golden Helix is excited to be traveling once again to an eventful week in Nashville, Tennessee, for ACMG 2022! If you are attending the conference, we hope you will stop by our booth and say hello to the team: Andreas Scherer, Ph.D., Darby Kammeraad, Jennifer Dankoff, and myself, Casey Fullem. We are all excited to be having the… Read more »

What to Expect in 2022

         January 3, 2022

Happy New Year to all! I hope that you were able to enjoy quality time over the holidays with family and friends. It is time to begin discussing our plans for the new year again, but I would first like to review a few highlights from 2021 that laid the foundation for Golden Helix’s future. Golden Helix had a resoundingly… Read more »

2022 Innovation Awards

         December 1, 2021

We at Golden Helix love seeing our software and solutions out in action. Whether it is to find a clinical solution or to assist in academic research, seeing YOU use our tools to the best of their ability gets us excited to continue developing industry-leading software. For the 2022 Innovation Awards we would like to see all the creative and… Read more »

Breaking Down ACMG CNV Guidelines in VSClinical

         November 25, 2021

In February 2020, the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) and the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) published a joint consensus on standards for the interpretation and reporting of copy number variants (CNVs) ranging from large CNVs spanning multiple genes to small intragenic events1. The guidelines consist of over 80 different criteria which are arranged into five distinct sections. These extensive… Read more »

Customer Publications in October 2021

         October 28, 2021
varseq customer publications October 2021

The customer-published articles this October cite the range of Golden Helix’s VarSeq annotation range and capability. The following publications feature everything from annotating an Italian nobleman mummy, assisting in identifying mutations in primary congenital and juvenile glaucoma, new mutations associated with muscular dystrophinopathy, and germline variants associated with head and neck cancer. In each of these cases, VarSeq was utilized… Read more »

Customer Publications in September 2021

         September 30, 2021
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September’s published articles citing Golden Helix software serve as a testament to our product’s broad applications and utility in NGS data analysis. We are always proud of our customers and the contributions they make to advancing scientific discovery and are grateful to be included in their research. This month, we were treated to publications from all over the globe showing… Read more »

Customized Reports in VSClinical with New Output Types

         September 23, 2021

Golden Helix VSClinical provides a guided workflow interface for following the ACMG and AMP guidelines to evaluate variants and CNVs for NGS tests. The output of this work is most often a lab-specific clinical report. Since it was introduced, we have provided a powerful Word-based templating system to allow labs the ability to generate customized reports to include specific content… Read more »