Golden Helix Kicks Off Webcast Series Featuring Research Competition Winners

Bozeman, MT (May 12, 2014) — Today Golden Helix, Inc. announced the beginning of a six-part webcast series which will feature the winners of their recent research competition. The first webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13th and will span throughout the remainder of the year.

"This webcast series will present some of the research that is currently impacting the genetic field," said Andreas Scherer, President and CEO of Golden Helix. "We are honored to host a platform for the competition winners to share their important work with the community."

The webcast topics are quite varied, ranging from human to animal studies and cover topics from GWAS, to candidate gene and whole exome analysis to DNA and RNA sequencing. The webcast schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, May 13th – Examining the Genetic Underpinnings of Commonly Comorbid Language Disorders: Dyslexia and Language Impairment, by John Eicher, Yale University.

July 22nd – Identifying Metabolic Thresholds and Genomic Markers for Optimal Energy Balance in Healthy, Productive Transition Cows, by Dr. Heather Huson, Cornell University.

September 23rd – Identification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) Involved in the Determination of Craniofacial Morphology, by Mark Barash, Bond University.

October 8th – Allele Specific Expression in Human Disease, by Dr. Kenneth Kaufman, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

November 18th – Identification of Rare Variants in Neurodegenerative Disease, by Dr. EunRan Suh, University of Pennsylvania.

December 10th – Multiple Hybrid Sterility Loci, Genomic Incompatibilities, and Transcriptomic Misregulation Identified in Feline Interspecies Breeds, by Brian Davis, National Human Genome Research Institute.

For an invitation to the webcast series or for more information on a particular webcast or the series, please contact Golden Helix directly at

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