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Case Study: Educational Institution and Ingenuity Variant Analysis for Ion Reporter


This case study of a educational institution is based on a April 2014 survey of Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Fantastic software to identify SNVs!”


  • Tried the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter because of Ingenuity’s reputation for high quality products.
  • Addresses the following challenges:
    • Ease of use / usability
    • Access to complete biological annotation
    • Sharing work with colleagues

Use Case

  • Has 2-5 people in their lab using the Ingenuity Variant Analysis Plugin for Ion Reporter.
  • Is using for Gene Panel sample types.


  • Achieved the following with the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter:
    • Helped reduce time to generate a short list of interesting variants
    • Increased access to rich biological content
    • Increased efficiency and team productivity
    • Enabled improved sharing and collaboration
  • Received the following scientific benefits:
    • Performed causal network analysis to identify relevant variants in genes
    • Accessed findings from biomedical literature
    • Quickly identified new findings
  • The following differentiates from competitive products:
    • Scientific credibility
    • Value for price
    • Speed of access to application

About This Data

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