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Welcome to the repository for all things DNAnexus. Sort through Case Studies, Webinars, White Papers, and Videos by their associated DNAnexus product and key topics for a deeper dive into the power of our platform and expertise.

Featured Webinars


How TwinStrand Biosciences Overcame Challenges to Rapidly Scale Genomics Pipelines


Learn how Seattle-based genomics company, TwinStrand Biosciences, is developing methods for detecting ultra-low frequency genetic variants that are not possible to detect by conventional methods with the help of DNAnexus.

On Demand

Clint Valentine, Sr. Director Data Sciences, TwinStrand Biosciences
Darren Ames, Director of Solution Science, DNAnexus

Analyzing the UK Biobank Dataset with RStudio Workbench

On Demand

Aleks Stempor, PhD, Bioinformatician @UK Biobank
Phil Bowsher, Director of Healthcare and Life Sciences @RStudio
Anastazie Sedlakova, PhD, Sr. Community Engagement Scientist @DNAnexus

A City of Hope Case Study: How Data & Analytics Drove Comprehensive Patient Insights

On Demand

Samir Courdy, Chief Informatics Officer, City of Hope


Pairing Quality Genomic Data with Longitudinal Patient Records

In this fireside chat with experts from Optum Life Sciences and DNAnexus, learn how longitudinal, linked data sets enable life sciences companies to discover new druggable targets, identify potential treatment populations, understand the genetic testing landscape and barriers to access, and more.
On Demand

John Ellithorpe, DNAnexus President
Matthew Andreatta, Director of Solution Science, DNAnexus Ashley Brenton, VP of Genomics, Optum Life Sciences
Eze Abosi, VP of Partnerships, Optum Life Sciences

Clinical & Customer Content Webinars

Discover more about how our customers are using solutions solve challenges and innovate.


FASTQ to Final Report: An Ultra-Fast Workflow for Comprehensive Genomic Profiling

With a single CGP test, we can interrogate hundreds of genes, using less tissue and increasing the probability of detecting actionable findings.

Leveraging the Immune Repertoire for Biomarker Discovery in COVID-19 & Other Inflammatory Diseases

Ankita Das, Head of Product at MIODx, discusses methods for analyzing and interpreting TCR data in the context of biomarker discovery for inflammatory diseases.

Harnessing the Power of the Epigenome in Personalized Medicine

Ben Busby showcases best practices for integrating epigenetic data with phenotypic data at scale to conduct powerful research studies.

Beyond 100,000 Exomes: Insights & Lessons from Regeneron’s Large Scale Sequencing in the Cloud

How Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) collaborates with 30 institutions to build one of the world’s most comprehensive genetics databases, pairing sequenced exomes with de-identified records of more than 120,000 people to date

Pediatric Cancer Genomics: Accessing Data, Tools and Visualizations in St. Jude Cloud

Overview of the growing St. Jude Cloud datasharing platform that includes more than 5,000 whole-genome, 5,000 whole-exome and 1,200 RNA-Seq datasets from more than 5,000 pediatric cancer patients and survivors.

Building Reference Quality Genomes with the Vertebrate Genomes Project

The VGP aims to create reference quality genome assemblies of all vertebrate species on earth. Presented in this webinar is Phase I of the project.

Product Education & Training Webinars

Insightful content from our team to help you become more familiar with our solutions and use cases.


Data Scientist Roundtable: Bioinformatics Workflow Description and Management Systems

Ever wonder which bioinformatics workflow description and management systems you should be using? We assembled a roundtable of experts from bioinformatics workflow frameworks including CWL, WDL, and Nextflow.

Data Scientist Roundtable: Variant Annotation Platforms

Hear from experts from popular variant annotation platforms, OpenCRAVAT and BioProdict, and learn pros and cons of each software platform for certain projects.

Machine Learning in Biomedical Research

Learn about leading technologies and real world examples of how machine learning is used in biomedical research including how to accelerate single cell genomic analysis using NVIDIA RAPIDS, and achieve 100x faster clustering and visualization.

Tips & Tricks Webinar Part 2: Using WDL to Develop Locally and Scale to the Cloud

DNAnexus Principal Scientist John Didion walks through how to run WDL workflows both locally and on DNAnexus.

Tips & Tricks Webinar Part 1: Using Docker

DNAnexus Principal Scientist John Didion walks through how to use public Docker containers as part of an application and highlights best platform practices.
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UKB Biobank RAP Webinar Content

Thought provoking, on demand webinars focused on training and education are available 24/7 for viewing at your convenience.


Cardiovascular Researcher Roundtable: Using Large-Scale Datasets for Predicting Disease Probability

Watch the panel of expert cardiovascular disease researchers as they discuss the latest advances in their field of study. They discuss their research experience, recent advances and potential roadblocks

Dementia Researcher Roundtable: Working with Large-Scale Datasets to Enable Discovery

A panel of research experts discuss the landscape of Dementia research, including the Demon Network hackathon, incorporating large-scale datasets, and the importance of cloud computing and global scientific collaboration networks.

Accelerating Time to Discovery with Whole Exome Sequencing on the Research Analysis Platform

Experts from Regeneron, NVIDIA, UK Biobank & DNAnexus review the exact analysis pipeline used to quickly generate the 450,000 reference data set.

UK Biobank Data: About the Data & How to Apply for Access

Learn about the mission of the UK Biobank, the new 300k whole exome sequencing data release and how to become an approved researcher from experts at UK Biobank, Regeneron, and DNAnexus



Cloud Computing for HPC Users

Coming from high performance computing? Learn equivalent cloud-based methods for running bioinformatics jobs quickly on the Research Analysis Platform.

Analyzing the
UK Biobank Dataset
with RStudio Workbench

Learn how to create notebooks, dashboards and incorporate Shiny apps all in the cloud on the Research Analysis Platform.

GWAS on the Research Analysis Platform Using Regenie

An introduction to running GWAS using Regenie on the Research Analysis Platform. DNAnexus experts demonstrate how to run the analysis using a diabetes phenotype on the 300k data.

UK Biobank Research Analysis Platform Overview

An introduction to using the Research Analysis Platform to explore and analyze the uniquely rich UK Biobank dataset

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