Empowering Breakthrough Research
More efficient use of the most relevant resources means quicker and more effective research. OpenHelix empowers researchers by
- providing a search portal to find the most relevant genomics resource and training on those resources.
- distributing extensive and effective tutorials and training materials on the most powerful and popular genomics resourcs.
- contracting with resource providers to provide comprehensive, long-term training and outreach programs.
Find, Learn, Deliver
Innovative Search Portal
The OpenHelix Search portal searches hundreds of resources, tutorial suites and other material to direct researchers to the most relevant resources and OpenHelix training materials for their needs.
Subscriptions to Effective and Efficient Training
Researchers and institutions can save time, budget and staff resources by leveraging a subscription to nearly 100 online tutorial suites.
Bioinformatics and Genomics blog
News on bionformatics and genomics resources, topics of interest to researchers, tips and training on bioinformatics resources, a weekly question and answer session, and much more.
Training and Outreach for Resource Providers
OpenHelix contracts with many resource providers to deliever their training and outreach programs.
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OpenHelix Management TeamScott Lathe, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Mr. Lathe has over 15 years experience in managing and growing start-ups and young companies, with extensive background in business planning, strategic marketing, marketing communications and recruiting and managing sales teams and worldwide distribution channels. Most recently, Mr. Lathe has consulted with numerous companies to create business plans or assist in turn-around efforts. Prior to consulting, Mr. Lathe was Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Appian Graphics. As one of two managing executives, Mr. Lathe oversaw the growth of Appian from a start-up to over $40 million in revenue in less than 4 years. Appian was sold for a 10 fold return on investment. Prior to Appian, Mr. Lathe held high level marketing positions at other high technology, high-growth companies such as Precision Digital Images, Virtual Vision, and Captaris.
Mary E. Mangan, Ph.D., President and Co-Founder
Dr. Mangan has broad experience in the field of bioinformatics. Most recently, she successfully founded and operated Biological Software Testing Services, Inc. This company provided software testing from a biological scientist's perspective for the bioinformatics industry. Prior to that, Dr. Mangan was an Application Scientist and Scientific and Technical Liaison for Incyte Genomics and Proteome, Inc. Additional experience in bioinformatics tools and training was obtained with AstraZeneca. Dr. Mangan holds a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester, and performed post-doctoral research with The Jackson Laboratory Mouse Genome Informatics group.
Prior to joining OpenHelix, Dr. Lathe was a bioinformatics researcher for nearly 4 years at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in the Bork group. His research topics ranged from the evolution and regulation of bacterial genes to mapping Human SNPs to 3D protein structures. His publications can be found in top research journals such as Nature, Genetics and Trends in Genetics. Dr. Lathe has also had extensive lecturing experience at several colleges and universities including the University of Rochester, City College of San Francisco and University of Heidelberg. Dr. Lathe holds a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in Molecular and Evolutionary Biology and completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University in Zoology and Art History.
OpenHelix, bioinformatics education outside of a different box (OpenHelix citation reference)
Williams J, Mangan M, Perreault-Micale C, Lathe S, Sirohi N, Lathe WC 3rd. Briefings in Bioinformatics 2010; doi: 10.1093/bib/bbq026
Galaxy: a web-based genome analysis tool for experimentalists
Blankenberg D, Von Kuster G, Coraor N, Ananda G, Lazarus R, Mangan M, Nekrutenko A, Taylor J. Current Protocols in Molecular Biology. 2010. Chapter 19: Unit 19.10, 1-21
The UCSC genome browser: what every molecular biologist should know
Mangan ME, Williams JM, Kuhn RM, Lathe WC 3rd. Current Protocols in Molecular Biology. 2009. Chapter 19: Unit 19.9
UCSC genome browser: deep support for molecular biomedical research
Mangan ME, Williams JM, Lathe SM, Karolchik D, Lathe WC 3rd. Biotechnology Annual Review. 2008. 14:63-108
Genomic Data Resources: Challenges and Promises
Lathe WC 3rd. Williams JM, Mangan ME, Karolchik D. Nature Education. 2008. 1:3
Presentation: A World Tour of Genome Resources
Lathe WC 3rd 2nd Annual Bioinformatics Conference Biomatec. Ifrane, Morocco. July 2010
Presentation: A World Tour of Genome Resources
Lathe WC 3rd National Institutes of Health NIH. Bethesda, MD. July 2010
Education Session: Genomics Resources for Infectious Diseases
Lathe WC 3rd. Genetics and Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Nature Genetics, ASHG. Singapore. March 2009
Presentation: Increasing Access to Bioinformatics Resources
Williams JM. 3rd International Biocuration Conference, Berlin Germany, April 2009
Workshop: Introduction to UCSC Genome Browser and Galaxy workshops
BIOMATEC 2nd Annual Bioinformatics Conference, Ifrane Morocco, July, 2010.
Workshop: Introduction to UCSC Genome Browser, IMG, VISTA and Galaxy workshops
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, July, 2010.
Workshop: Introduction to UCSC Genome Browser and Galaxy
Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio TX, June, 2010.
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