St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 23, 2013
Appistry, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance computing and analytics solutions for next-generation medicine and the authorized distributor of select genetic analysis tools from the Broad Institute, today announced its chief scientific officer, Dr. Richard Mazzarella, will deliver a presentation titled “Clinical Best Practices for Cancer Genetic Analysis Pipelines,” at Cambridge HealthTech Institute’s inaugural Clinical Genomics for Cancer Diagnostics Conference in Boston Sept. 23-24 at the Seaport Hotel. In his presentation, which will kick off the “Data Interpretation” conference track on Sept. 24, Mazzarella will illustrate how the use of de facto standard genetic analysis tools enables labs to commit more bioinformatics resources to more challenging and less well-understood pipeline development tasks.
“Genetic analysis is a rapidly changing field, but certain tools are emerging as best practices because they have been used in a wide range of studies and in large-scale efforts such as The Cancer Genome Atlas and the International Cancer Genome Consortium,” Mazzarella said. “Running pipelines based on these validated tools conserves development effort for those analysis tasks that require truly innovative approaches and more extensive evaluation.”
Appistry, a sponsor of the conference, will also exhibit its software solutions geared toward helping clinical labs take their next-generation sequencing (NGS) pipelines into production. As an exhibitor at booth number 7, Appistry will share with conference attendees the challeng
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