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May 6, 2019

BlueBee Genomics Platform: New Release April 2019

We are excited to announce and support the transition of existing partners to the newest BlueBee Genomics Platform release, 1.10. This latest release, moving forward, is the core technology for all partner BlueBee data solutions. Feedback from the BlueBee partner and larger community provided valuable feedback informing the latest BlueBee... Read more
April 25, 2019

GAP-platform: Cost-Effective, Local Sequence Data Analysis Expedited Via Cloud Computing

We have come a long way in the understanding and elucidation of DNA since the 1953 Nature publication of the structure by Watson and Crick 66 years ago – celebrated today as the National DNA Day.   The list of significant milestones reached since those early days – Sanger sequencing methodology,... Read more
March 31, 2019

Considerations around industrializing a distributed clinical genomics NGS bioinformatics data solution at scale

The core computational engine underlying a next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based assay is the data processing pipeline that is comprised of a series of complex bioinformatics algorithms and quality control steps. The analytic pipeline is just one component of the bioinformatics ecosystem, whereas the computational infrastructure supporting the analytics provides the critically... Read more
January 29, 2019

Precision Medicine World Conference 2019 Takeaways

“We talk about technology a lot, but let’s remember why we’re here—to create precise solutions to meet patient needs.”  William Dalton, during the AI fireside chat.   The global BlueBee team joined for PMWC 2019 in Santa Clara, CA. Nearly 2,000 leaders across multiple domains—molecular and data scientists, bioinformaticians, IT... Read more
October 14, 2018

ASHG Is Upon Us!

We hope to see you at ASHG! This year’s annual ASHG meeting, the largest human genetics conference, comes at the perfect time for us following recent activities and announcements, now culminating in this upcoming conference: We partnered with New England Biolabs to deliver an End-to-End Data Analysis solution for NEBNext... Read more
July 18, 2018

England Reaches a Genomics Milestone with Routine DNA testing Across the Country

A huge leap forward has occurred in precision medicine: NHS cancer and other disease patients in England will be offered routine genomic testing starting as early as October of this year. This is the first health service of this kind, being offered in the world and is being built on... Read more
March 15, 2018

Data Analysis, Aggregation And Management Have an Essential Role to Play in Gaining Insights and Wisdom From Genomic Data

Precision Medicine Forum Editor Mark Glover spoke to the BlueBee’s CEO Hans Cobben (pictured) about enabling and facilitating the potential of precision medicine through data analysis. BlueBee offers an advanced global bio-informatics platform to analyse, share and store genomics data. It supports users in clinical diagnostics, pharma and research with advanced analytics... Read more
December 7, 2017

BlueBee adds NEN 7510:2011 Certification to its Security Portfolio

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November 16, 2017

SLAMdunk – Another Optimized Lexogen, BlueBee Pipeline to Simplify Data Analysis

In September this year, Lexogen released the family of SLAMseq Metabolic RNA labeling kits, the underlying methodology of which is based on S4U labeling of RNA in cell cultures, alkylation of RNA with iodoacetamide, and the consequent introduction of T to C mutations in cDNA. To simplify the data analysis component... Read more
November 6, 2017

Overcoming High Sequence Complexity with the PacBio De Novo Assembly Pipeline, on the BlueBee Platform

Complex elements – repetitive regions, copy number variants, or structural variations – are challenging, if not impossible to sequence using short-read technologies. PacBio’s long-read technology based on Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) sequencing, delivers long reads with uniform coverage, allowing comprehensive de novo genome assemblies that can overcome the short-read sequencing... Read more
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