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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
November 3, 2017

ASHG 2017 was all About Expediting the Analysis and Interpretation of Research and Clinical Data

The theme of this year’s annual gathering of geneticists at the American Society of Human Genetics conference held in Orlando was centered around expediting the analysis and interpretation of both research and clinical data. The conference kicked off with a talk by ASHG President Dr. Nancy Cox, highlighting the need for... Read more
October 9, 2017

PACBIO AND BLUEBEE LAUNCH DE NOVO GENOME ASSEMBLY PIPELINE ON THE BLUEBEE ANALYSIS PLATFORM

RIJSWIJK, The Netherlands and MENLO PARK, Calif., — October 9th, 2017 — BlueBee, a company driving genomic data-driven medicine, and Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB), the leader in long-read sequencing, announced they have integrated the PacBio® de novo assembly pipeline onto the BlueBee® genomics analysis platform. The integration creates... Read more
October 9, 2017

Join the BlueBee and PacBio® expert hours at ASHG

At this year’s gathering of human geneticists at ASHG, BlueBee will seize the opportunity to highlight our latest developments and our newly established collaboration with PacBio, making their “de novo sequencing pipeline” instantly accessible for BlueBee users. This HGAP4 pipeline simplifies the workflow and offers a fully automated, end-to-end, data... Read more
September 26, 2017

Homing in on Clinically Relevant Variants with the BlueBee Annotation Reference Pipeline

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June 26, 2017

BlueBee Just Received Another Security Stamp of Excellence

We at BlueBee are excited to have achieved CSA STAR Assessment Level 1 which demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the platform and data security. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) – a non-profit organization launched in 2009 – is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices... Read more
June 7, 2017

Pushing the data boundaries to advance healthcare

Over the last two weeks, the BlueBee team attended both Bio-IT 2017 in Boston and the European Society for Human Genetics conference, ESHG, in Copenhagen, Denmark. These events were content-rich, once more demonstrating that the field of next-generation sequencing has matured and is steadily moving towards addressing both existing and... Read more
May 29, 2017

BlueBee and MediSapiens Announce Strategic Partnership

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May 23, 2017

Delivering a seamless end-to-end RNA-seq solution

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May 5, 2017

BlueBee Appoints two Independent Board Members

Boston, MA & Rijswijk, The Netherlands – May 5, 2017 BlueBee Holding BV a leading provider of high performance genomics solutions, today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Lars Kongsbak has been appointed as an independent director, and Nicolas Roelofs will become Chairman of... Read more
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