The Microbiome Snapshot

a blog providing new insights into Microbiome Collection and Stabilization by DNA Genotek. DNA Genotek is a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc.

Erin Carpenter

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DNA Genotek's top 3 gut microbiome publication picks for 2018

It is no secret that gut microbiome research has been on the rise leading to a plethora of new insig...
Erin Carpenter Dec 13, 2018

Collect and stabilize gut microbiota samples from IBD patients undergoing dysbiosis

In human gut microbiome studies, the logistics of immediately freezing and transporting collected st...
Erin Carpenter Nov 06, 2018

Varinos Inc. – Q&A with a Japanese biotech start-up

Readers of The Microbiome Snapshot know that we love to interview our customers and share what they ...
Erin Carpenter Oct 10, 2018

Microbiome research trends & highlights – interview with Aaron Del Duca

We had the opportunity to sit down with Aaron Del Duca, our VP Technology and Microbiome Program Lea...
Erin Carpenter Sep 25, 2018

Physical activity and the affect on maternal and fetal gut microbiome

Does physical activity affect the maternal and fetal gut microbiome? The University of Ottawa’s Plac...
Erin Carpenter Aug 21, 2018

Advances in microbiome discovery, diagnostics and therapeutics: Nature webcast highlights

Those of us following microbiome science know that it is developing extremely fast with tremendous o...
Erin Carpenter Aug 09, 2018

Choosing the best DNA extraction method in human gut microbiome community profiling

A critical component to any human gut microbiome study is the ability to accurately represent the ‘t...
Erin Carpenter Jul 30, 2018

Microbiome highlights from Digestive Disease Week 2018

Digestive Disease Week 2018 (DDW2018) was another successful conference with over 450 sessions prese...
Erin Carpenter Jul 05, 2018

Designing large-scale gut microbiome studies - 10 essential considerations

With a growing number of research studies showing associations between the gut microbiome and diseas...
Erin Carpenter Jun 12, 2018

OMNIgene·GUT facilitating gut microbial collections in remote Himalayan populations

There is so much that can be learned from studying the gut microbiome. The community of bacteria co-...
Erin Carpenter Apr 06, 2018

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