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Losing weight – do your genes play a role?

The SPARK project – Fueling the fire on autism research

23andMe - 10 years and over 2 million DNA saliva samples collected with Oragene

Does marital disruption accelerate aging? An investigation into salivary telomere length, stress, and aging

10 must-ask questions to help personal genomics companies get ahead

8 facts most people don’t know about DNA from saliva

DNA Genotek’s top 10 list for 2016

Patients, doctors and scientists collaborate on genetic research study for metastatic breast cancer

Spoiler for ASHG 2016

Community pharmacists play a leading role in precision medicine research project

DNA from saliva helps identify remains of ancient king

Customer feedback means action

DNA Genotek’s top 10 list for 2015

DNA Genotek Inc. Appoints Microbiome Data Scientist as Advisor

The power of ambient temperature sample shipping and storage

Customer updates - survey says?

Interview with Richard Lumb, Founder and CEO of Front Line Genomics

All about that base: applications of the fifth base of DNA

How and why to integrate the microbiome into your research

Stabilize your sample: A “right from the start” Q&A

Oragene enables a large-scale array-CGH and exome sequencing study

How critical is it to stabilize & standardize the microbiome profile?

Do you know the biggest challenge in genetics?

DNA Genotek Helping Hands Program supports rare disease research

DNA Genotek's latest changes based on your feedback

Oragene/saliva samples bring ancestral genetic knowledge to public

The Future of Genomics in Mexico – an interview with Dr. Gerardo Jimenez-Sanchez

A quick guide to application compatibility for Oragene – PCR to NGS

More DNA samples in less time for BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 research project

Researcher Starts Open Access Genome Project in the UK

Oragene facilitates pharmacogenetic study in Saudi Arabia

HEMAgene•BUFFY COAT wins 2014 ISBER outstanding new product award

Going global: how our regulatory strategy helps genetic research

Large Cohort Study Shines Light on the Fragile X Syndrome Gray Area

Customer feedback – are we listening?

Genetics and post traumatic stress disorder

Total protection of buffy coat samples - HEMAgene•BUFFY COAT stabilizing reagent

Using genetics to understand neurodevelopmental & psychiatric disorders

DNA Genotek’s top 10 list for 2013

Using NGS and DNA from saliva to find needles in haystacks

A peek inside technical support and customer service at DNA Genotek

The origin and impact of the DISC1 gene: From schizophrenia to ADHD

Gene-by-environment interactions: When nature and nurture collide

Get your copy of the DNA Genotek 2014 Activity Calendar

Oragene as a solution for international DNA sample collection

It’s in the Genes: Incorporating genetic analysis into your research

Saliva DNA plays vital role in international clinical research studies run from Australia

A peek into what quality really means to DNA Genotek

Telomeres & neighborhoods: the impact on children’s long term health

Methodologies for the analysis of human exomes using DNA from saliva

The impact of bacterial DNA in saliva on whole genome sequencing

Novel applications in complex biomarker analysis - ESHG 2013

Spit for Africa program facilitates population-based genetic studies

Announcing DNA Genotek’s ‘Your Choice’ Award*

Saliva DNA enables pharmacogenetic testing for psychiatric medication

Saliva DNA helps cancer research project meet recruitment goals

Genomics: the power and the promise

Announcing $10,000 GenoFIND Genomic Services Award

HLA typing in Israel with Oragene and ORAcollect

Reliability & stability of Oragene samples for WGS & exome sequencing

DNA Genotek’s Top 10 List for 2012

A special holiday wish from DNA Genotek

10 hints to optimize DNA saliva samples, based on millions of samples

Innovation to facilitate oral microbiome studies

Genomic services now available direct from DNA Genotek

Sneak preview of DNA Genotek at ASHG 2012

25,000 DNA saliva samples for Spit for the Cure (and counting)

France takes to the street to collect DNA samples for HLA registry

How to choose the right platform for high-throughput DNA extraction

[INFOGRAPHIC] DNA from saliva vs blood – who wins the cost battle?

Battle of the Oragene t-shirts – vote now

Natural selection in high altitude: Oragene functions as an enabler for challenging field research

How to choose the best method for low-throughput DNA extraction

Can saliva replace blood for DNA collection and analysis? (Part 3 of 3)

DNA Genotek Is Awarded Key Patent for Oral Sample System

Can saliva replace blood for DNA collection and analysis? (Part 2 of 3)

Can saliva replace blood for DNA collection & analysis? (Part 1 of 3)

Video protocol for prepIT•L2P sample preparation kit now available

Saliva samples as a source of DNA for high throughput genotyping

Our DNA and the food we eat

New Oragene user group on LinkedIn

Music festival attracts new donors to HLA registry with saliva DNA

Tell us why you use Oragene and receive a $20 iTunes gift card

How confident are you in your oral DNA sample?

Solving genetic mysteries with DNA from saliva

DNA from saliva boosts biobank numbers

DNA from saliva vs. blood – who wins the cost battle?

Supercentenarians’ DNA keeps the grim reaper at bay

Event collection award program for HLA registries

Further evidence – Next Gen Sequencing of DNA for Oragene/saliva samples

DNA Genotek Grant Program winner to be announced on March 27, 2012

Oragene•DNA is now Oragene•DISCOVER for US research customers

DNA from saliva boosts recruitment for PROCAS study

DNA Genotek’s top ten list for 2011

A Special Holiday Wish from DNA Genotek

DNA Analysis in the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project

It’s Movember at DNA Genotek

Nature versus nurture: What's your opinion?

New product launch – ORAcollect•DNA

Need help funding a research project using DNA in saliva?

Check out DNA Genotek at ICHG/ASHG

DNA from saliva to ID genetic variants of aggressive prostate cancer

Freshman’s guide to starting university: laptop, text books and DNA from saliva

DNA from saliva facilitates dermatological studies in Singapore

Letter to DNA Genotek customers re: acquisition by OraSure Technologies

Saliva as a medium to study microbial DNA

DNA from saliva to identify biomarkers predicting nicotine dependence

UCLA team develops methylation-based model to predict age with Oragene

The state of personalized medicine

Oragene•DNA to Simplify DNA Collection for Genetic Study into ADHD

Introducing OMNIgene•ORAL for infectious disease sampling

Oragene•DNA facilitates Italy’s ‘Basketball Players to the Bone’

Oragene•DNA Selected by Genomind for Personalized Medicine Test

3 reasons DNA from saliva is ideal for GWAS

Oragene is a reliable source of DNA for next generation sequencing

Biorepositories Asia to deliver strong program on sample management and biobanking

Oragene facilitates DNA collection at Luxembourg’s Relay for Life

DNA Genotek Inc. Submits Filing for 510(k) Clearance

Challenges in DNA sample collection for personalized medicine

Oragene•RNA measures variability in gene expression for VITO

Oragene•ANIMAL helps save endangered species

DNA Genotek presents new research at PAG 2011

DNA Genotek at the 2011 Personalized Medicine World Conference

Relationships, attraction and genetics

DNA Genotek’s Top 10 List for 2010

Dingoes, African wild dogs and Oragene•ANIMAL

HLA typing, transplants and Oragene (part 2)

HLA typing, transplants and Oragene (part 1)

DNA Genotek presents new research at ASHG 2010

Don't miss DNA Genotek at the American Society for Human Genetics

DNA saliva samples for SNP and CNV analysis on microarrays

TLC’s “Little Couple” looks to DNA from saliva for genetic testing

Update – State Fair DNA collection

Performagene•LIVESTOCK to facilitate national GenoTest program

Generation Scotland overcomes recruitment challenge with Oragene•DNA

State Fair to drive DNA collection for children's study

Easy & painless DNA collection for infants, children and non-spitters

Oragene•DNA enables study to identify host correlates of protection against TB

Special offer -- free DNA isolation services from Oragene•DNA samples

Collaboration, collective action and DNA from saliva help end disease

New extraction kit for Oragene•DNA available from Beckman Coulter

Epigenetic change and gene inactivation demonstrated in the saliva of a cancer patient carrying an “epimutation of MLH1”.

Storage of Purified DNA from Oragene•DNA Samples

Solving Recruitment and Compliance Challenges with DNA from Saliva

Research Study Validates Oragene•ANIMAL for Canine GWAS Studies

Best Practices for Long-term Storage of Oragene•DNA Samples

Oragene•DNA Selected by The Anthony Nolan Trust for Pilot Project

Saliva DNA Collection Provides Clues to Human Evolutionary History

DNA Genotek Launches New Science Education Program for DNA Day

Collecting DNA with Saliva -- An Interview Columbia University

Oragene●DNA Wins Prestigious Medical Design Excellence Award

Rinse, Swab or Spit -- What's the Real Source of DNA in Saliva?

Clinical Reference Laboratory Enhances Test Menu With Adoption of Oragene•DNA Saliva Collection Kit

Are You Willing to ‘Give a Spit’ for Epilepsy Research?

DNA from Saliva.... The Newest Tool in Cancer Research?

BioServe Joins DNA Genotek Partner Program

7 Simple Steps to Maximize DNA Yield with Oragene•DNA

Hunting for Cancer Genes with DNA from Saliva

Spotlight on DNA Genotek's Newest Partners

Lifestyle Management, Weight Loss and Genetics

Has DNA Collection Gone to the Dogs?

Live Report from the Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego

Introducing Performagene•LIVESTOCK -- DNA Genotek's Newest Product

DNA Genotek's Top 10 List for 2009

Saliva-based DNA Collection Solves a Tropical Disease Mystery

Saliva Provides High Yield Canine DNA

Welcome to The Genetic Link

Eye Opening Opportunities for DNA Collection

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