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HSLS MolBio: 3 New Bioinformatics Tools & 1 New Name

HSLS is pleased to announce the availability of three new resources to help researchers analyze their biomedical data, and the renaming of one familiar tool.

Key Pathway Advisor (KPA) is a workflow tool that uses MetaCore content to simplify “omics” data analysis, perform causal reasoning network analysis and apply a comprehensive pathway analysis workflow, enable gene expression and gene variant data integration, and generate interactive structured reports for further analysis or sharing.

Key Pathway Advisor

Ingenuity Variant Analysis (IVA) combines analytical tools and integrated content to help rapidly identify and prioritize variants by drilling down to a small, targeted subset of compelling variants based upon both published biological evidence and personal knowledge of disease biology. Use IVA to consider variants from multiple biological perspectives, explore different biological hypotheses, and identify the most promising variants for follow-up.

Ingenuity Variant Analysis

Biomedical Genomics Workbench is a comprehensive and accurate data analysis platform that helps find the signal in the noise in cancer and hereditary disease NGS data. With its broad selection of end-to-end analysis workflows, tools, and visualization modules, it enables easy and accurate discovery, verification, and validation of novel disease biomarkers.

Biomedical Genomics Workbench

BaseSpace Correlation Engine (formerly NextBio Research) applications support early-stage research to identify mechanisms of disease, drug targets, and prognostic or predictive biomarkers. Explore the continually growing library of curated genomic data. The easy-to-use, web-based tools mine this data and create billions of novel correlations. The full Professional version of BaseSpace Correlation Engine offers a complete solution for data storage, analysis, and integration.

BaseSpace Correlation Engine

Register for these new tools and receive access instructions. A Pitt or UPMC e-mail account is required to register for Biomedical Genomics Workbench, and a Pitt e-mail account for Correlation Engine, IVA, and KPA.  Please contact HSLS MolBio with any questions, and check the workshop schedule for relevant classes.

~Carrie Iwema

Posted in the October 2016 Issue