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Reliability and stability of OMNIgene•GUT for sequencing: An interview with Synthetic Biologics, Inc.

Posted by Lisa Gamwell on Jun 12, 2017 10:09:00 AM

At the recent Digestive Disease Week (DDW) meeting in Chicago, the microbiome took center stage with over 40 sessions featuring intestinal (gut) microbiota. Over the course of the meeting, I attended numerous presentations that described associations between the gut microbiome and such clinical outcomes as response to medication, efficacy of fecal microbiome transplants and success of diet-based interventions.

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Tags: microbial dna, microbiome collection, gut microbiome, omnigene gut

DNA Genotek Inc. Appoints Microbiome Data Scientist as Advisor

Posted by Megan McGrath on Dec 8, 2015 9:29:26 AM

We are excited to announce today that we have appointed Dan Knights, PhD – an expert in machine learning and microbiome analysis – as a scientific advisor to DNA Genotek.

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Tags: microbiome, microbial dna, gut microbiome, omnigene gut

The intricacies of reliable microbiome collection

Posted by Stefanie Bolduc on Mar 25, 2015 11:44:38 AM

In our previous blog post, we examined the importance of preserving the microbial profile of fecal samples for microbiome analysis. But how do we ensure the sample collection method is reliable enough to attain an excellent profile? And, what are the challenges to getting a reliable sample? Let’s have a look.

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Tags: microbial dna, feces collection, microbiome collection, microbiome snapshot

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Welcome to The Microbiome Snapshot, a blog providing new insights into microbiome sample collection and stabilization by DNA Genotek. DNA Genotek Inc. is a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc.

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