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Cold chain stool sample collection: A series of unfortunate events (Part 3/3)

Throughout our cold chain stool sample collection series we explored the challenges, high cost, and low quality results that often come with shipping stool samples via cold ...
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Could the gut microbiome lead to new treatment options for bipolar disorder?

Over the past few years, the microbiome has opened the doors to new research. The gut microbiome specifically has been linked to a number of diseases via changes in the ...
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Are these popular diets the best solution to reduce IBD and gut microbial dysbiosis?

What should I eat? - One of the most common questions asked by Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) patients. The role of diet has become increasingly important in the prevention ...
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Cold chain stool sample collection: a series of unfortunate events (Part 1/3)

In this first of a three-part blog series, I am delving into the topic of cold-chain stool collection and transportation. I will explore the challenges of collection and ...
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The importance of the gut microbiome in predicting dietary responses

Personalized nutrition is emerging as a field of interest due to an increase in coverage in the general media and the growing awareness that no two people can have identical ...
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Why is an optimal DNA extraction important for microbial profiling?

One of the many ways to ensure optimal isolation of bacterial DNA from stool samples, is through the use of an efficient extraction methodology. Our customers have been asking ...
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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 insights, theories and discoveries. Like you – we’ve been absolutely captivated ...
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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 Placenta project could provide the answer. The placenta is a critical organ in ...
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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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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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