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Germany votes politicians, GeneTalk votes variants

Last week, there was a massive rebuilding of our databases. In particular, the ratings for annotations were completely redesigned: We no longer take the average value over all user ratings to assess an annotation. Instead, the majority of votes decides the medical relevance and the scientific evidence. We felt, that this new criterion better fits [...]

Where have all the annotations gone?

Where have all the annotations gone? Long time passing. Where have all the annotations gone? Long time ago. Where have all the annotations gone? The stars show ratings now! When do they ever learn? When do they ever learn? I hope, the last line does apply to us and our attempts to make GeneTalk more [...]

GeneTalk in “Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten”

An article about GeneTalk appeared in the daily newpaper “Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten”: http://www.pnn.de/campus/743176/ (in german). Interesting to read what the author made from the stuff we told him. Well, at least some parts are actually correct.

Meet us at GFH conference 2013

GeneTalk will be present at the conference of the german society for human genetics (GFH), 20.-22. 03. 2013 in Dresden, Germany. Meet us at booth 37.

GeneTalk becomes an assembly-line worker

GeneTalk now helps you when you have a bunch that have to be filtered with the same filter settings. We added two features for supporting such batch processing: You can upload a ZIP-file containing serveral VCF files. GeneTalk will unpack your ZIP-file and add all VCF files to your account When selecting an individual for [...]

Merry Christmas!

Well, at first glance, it might look like we got baked, but actually we baked something for you: The compound heterozygous filter for analyzing multiple samples. This filtering feature is quite tricky and we will explain in a new tutorial soon how to use it. For the meantime Merry Christmas to everyone and don’t  forget [...]

New: Segregation Filter

GeneTalk now supports coupled filtering of two or more individuals! The first step is to create a new VCF file that contains all the individuals or, if you already uploaded a such a file, enter the phenotype information for your file. You can create a file with multiple individuals by using the new function “Create [...]

Happy Birthday GeneTalk

One year ago GeneTalk went online. It is really amazing to see how the platform has grown in one year. Many new features were realized and improved, we got lots of feedback from customers that helped to improve GeneTalk further on. I’m exited to see how GeneTalk will grow in the second year. We have [...]

Yes! We’re all individuals!

Therefore, GeneTalk now supports viewing and filtering files with more than one individual. If you have a VCF file with more than one individual, a ‘+’ icon will be shown in the list of your VCF files right behind the name of the VCF file. Clicking this icon opens a list with the identifiers of [...]

GeneTalk Promotion Video

The GeneTalk promotion video, featuring Peter and Tom: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1TqiXP-gEo Thanks to Johannes (Director), Giacomo (Camera), and Lorenz (Sound). Great work!