The Genetic Link

Welcome to The Genetic Link, a blog providing new insights into DNA and RNA sample collection by DNA Genotek. DNA Genotek is a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc.

Shauna White

Recent Posts:

DNA Genotek presents new research at ASHG 2010

Last week, at the American Society for Human Genetics show in Washington, DC, several members of the...
Shauna White Nov 10, 2010

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

Since launching in December of 2009, The Genetic Link has kept its readers informed of a variety of ...
Shauna White Sep 28, 2010

Update – State Fair DNA collection

A few weeks ago, we wrote an article for The Genetic Link about a research team at the University of...
Shauna White Sep 22, 2010

Performagene•LIVESTOCK to facilitate national GenoTest program

I'm very excited to tell you that Performagene•LIVESTOCK, DNA Genotek’s product for collecting DNA f...
Shauna White Sep 14, 2010

Generation Scotland overcomes recruitment challenge with Oragene•DNA

At DNA Genotek, we recently learned the details of study being conducted by Generation Scotland call...
Shauna White Aug 31, 2010

State Fair to drive DNA collection for children's study

If you’re a regular reader of The Genetic Link, you’re familiar with our on-site DNA collections at ...
Shauna White Aug 24, 2010

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

Genetic research into diseases and conditions that predominantly affect children has always been par...
Shauna White Aug 10, 2010

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

I'm always fascinated to learn more about how our customers use our products. What diseases are they...
Shauna White Jul 29, 2010

Collaboration, collective action and DNA from saliva help end disease

We were recently introduced to an organization at the heart of a movement focused on the fight again...
Shauna White Jul 22, 2010

New extraction kit for Oragene•DNA available from Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter Genomics has developed a new version of their DNAdvance System specifically for use ...
Shauna White Jul 13, 2010

Solving Recruitment and Compliance Challenges with DNA from Saliva

The number of clinical trial and epidemiological studies collecting genomic DNA from a large number ...
Shauna White Jun 09, 2010

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

Today, DNA Genotek announced our involvement in a significant pilot project with the UK's largest bo...
Shauna White May 05, 2010

Collecting DNA with Saliva -- An Interview Columbia University

For the second year in a row, DNA Genotek collected DNA samples onsite at the National Walk for Epil...
Shauna White Apr 14, 2010

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

This morning, Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL) announced that it has completed validation testing...
Shauna White Mar 24, 2010

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

For the second year in a row, DNA Genotek will be collecting DNA samples onsite at the National Walk...
Shauna White Mar 19, 2010

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

Recent statistics suggest cancer mortality rates are declining due to better prevention, early detec...
Shauna White Mar 09, 2010

BioServe Joins DNA Genotek Partner Program

This morning, BioServe Biotechnologies announced that they have completed validation testing of the ...
Shauna White Feb 22, 2010

Hunting for Cancer Genes with DNA from Saliva

Every day, it seems, scientists learn something new about how our genes work. One fascinating area o...
Shauna White Feb 09, 2010

Lifestyle Management, Weight Loss and Genetics

January is the most popular time of year for people to go on a diet or join a gym. Why? Because 'los...
Shauna White Jan 25, 2010

Saliva-based DNA Collection Solves a Tropical Disease Mystery

DNA Genotek recently announced that an international team of researchers used the Oragene product to...
Shauna White Dec 15, 2009

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