Golden Helix Announces Genetic T-Shirt Design Contest

Bozeman, MT (June 3, 2014) — Today Golden Helix, Inc. announced their first ever t-shirt design contest. The company's t-shirts have been in high demand among the genomic community and the competition will allow those within the community to submit their ideas and help choose the winning designs.

"Our t-shirts have been very popular over the last few years." said Andreas Scherer, President and CEO of Golden Helix. "It's time for fresh, new designs and we know that our customers and colleagues have a wealth of great ideas. By opening the design process up to the community, we are sure to have the best t-shirts out there."

Contestants will submit their designs and the submissions will then be narrowed down and sent to the Golden Helix community for voting. The top three selections will be put into production and unveiled at this year's ASHG in San Diego.

Prizes will be offered to the three designs with the most votes. First place will take home $200, second place will received $150, and third place, $100. Winners will also receive their t-shirt.

The competition will open on June 06, 2014 and run through July 03, 2014. T-shirt design concepts should focus on genomics and can be create via sketch, design software file, or by written description. Winners will be notified July 30, 2014 and announced on August 1, 2014. T-shirt designs will not be unveiled until this year's ASHG in October.

For more details and information on entering the contest, please visit /events/t-shirtcontest.html.

About Golden Helix
Golden Helix has been delivering industry leading bioinformatics solutions for the advancement of life science research and translational medicine for over 15 years. Our innovative technologies and analytic services empower scientists and healthcare professionals at all levels to derive meaning from the rapidly increasing volumes of genomic data produced from micro-arrays and DNA sequencing. With our solutions, hundreds of the world's top pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic research organizations are able to harness the full potential of genomics to identify the cause of disease, improve the efficacy and safety of drugs, develop genomic diagnostics, and advance the quest for personalized medicine. Golden Helix products and services have been cited in over 800 peer-reviewed publications.

Cheryl Rogers
Director of Marketing
Golden Helix, Inc.