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Microbiome highlights from Digestive Disease Week 2018

Digestive Disease Week 2018 (DDW2018) was another successful conference with over 450 sessions presented by invited speakers and abstract authors. The interest in how the ...
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Designing large-scale gut microbiome studies - 10 essential considerations

With a growing number of research studies showing associations between the gut microbiome and disease, this is a burgeoning field with fundamental questions that still need to ...
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DNA Genotek and the Mosaic Community Challenge: Standards

If you are a frequent reader of The Microbiome Snapshot, you know that research into the human microbiome has emerged as highly informative to our overall understanding of ...
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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-habiting with their human host share a curious symbiotic relationship, one ...
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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health selects DNA Genotek’s OMNIgene devices for Microbiome Biobank

DNA Genotek Inc. is pleased to announce that the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has selected DNA Genotek’s OMNIgene® family of microbiome collection devices to ...
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Progressing gut microbiome research in IBD, one sample at a time

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness week was developed to raise awareness and increase understanding of these common diseases. Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis, together ...
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Large population study highlights successful stool collection for microbiome analyses

The human microbiome is one of the hottest topics of interest in the scientific community. The microbes in and on a healthy human adult are estimated to at least equal the ...
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Sequencing the microbiome: Are you getting the full story?

Evolution of sequencing technology Since the human genome was sequenced and famously published in Nature and Science in 2001(1)(2), sequencing technology has experienced ...
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Reliability and stability of OMNIgene•GUT for sequencing: An interview with Synthetic Biologics, Inc.

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 ...
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Microbiome highlights from Digestive Disease Week 2017

Due to its implication in the pathogenesis of several digestive disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease, the intestinal microbiota was a hot topic this year at ...
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