Advanced technologies for post-transplant monitoring improves patient care
December 2, 2013
Molecular diagnostics start-up KimerDx is the winner of the Venture Challenge Fall 2013, which includes €25,000 prize money. KimerDx develops advanced technologies that allow early detection of rejection or disease relapse in transplant patients. Six teams participated in this edition of the Venture Challenge, an intensive track for life sciences start-ups.
Venture Challenge team:
Maarten Penning PhD, Doug Bost BA.
Wietse Mulder PhD. Dora Menting Msc. Read more
NEW NGSengine® Release Version 1.1 available
NGSengine® is a platform independent software intended for the high-resolution identification of alleles of the HLA loci by means of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).
Improvements and Benefits in Release version 1.1. include:
• Improved analysis algorithms
With the improved analysis algorithms in this new NGSengine® release, projects analysed with previous versions of NGSengine® will need to be re-analysed.
• Multiple pattern analysis
To give you the ability to analyse more samples and lower your cost of running samples we have implemented a multiple pattern analysis functionality in NGSengine®.
• Display reads
To improve the loading time in NGSengine separate reads are hidden by default. To display reads click either show reads at the bottom right of the page or go to view in the top menu.
• Direct Gzip reading
NGSengine is now able to directly read data files, no need to extract them first.
DRB3/4/5 is now included as a reference so you can analyse these loci with NGSengine as well.
• IMGT update
NGSengine is now updated to IMGT version 3.13.1.
If you are new to NGSengine feel free to visit the NGSengine product page or request a free trial
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