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.

Highlights from the World of Microbiome 2020 virtual conference

2020 is an incredibly unique year regarding conferences and events. Due to restrictions and social d...
Katherine Lawless Dec 03, 2020

Personalized skin care: the beauty industry diving into the microbiome

A podcast interview with Pure Culture Beauty   The beauty and makeup industry has dominated consumer...
Katherine Lawless Nov 12, 2020

A discussion of challenges and solutions for global shortages of materials for COVID-19 testing

The world is talking about the coronavirus pandemic and global health crisis we find ourselves livin...
Katherine Lawless Oct 27, 2020

A discussion about Metabolomics and the Microbiome

 “Metabolomics is the study of small molecules that are the result of metabolic processes. They are ...
Katherine Lawless Aug 28, 2020

Solving the mysteries of your pet’s gut health with Nom Nom and Diversigen

Nom NomTM is not your average pet food company. In addition to delivering fresh, healthy meals for c...
Charles Harkness Aug 14, 2020

Overcoming the challenges of sample collection for COVID-19

“From sample collection through testing, we are working to help in the fight against COVID-19.” – Sc...
Katherine Lawless Jul 29, 2020

Best practices for improving next-generation microbiome sequencing

Dr. Daryl Gohl of the University of Minnesota Genomics Center, former CSO and founder of CoreBiome a...
Charles Harkness Jun 30, 2020

Bacteriophage therapy and the microbiome

Bacteriophages, also known informally as phages, are the most abundant organism in the biosphere and...
Katherine Lawless May 20, 2020

Diversigen and CoreBiome consolidate as one brand

Diversigen and CoreBiome, DNA Genotek's microbiome services sister companies, have combined their of...
Shauna White May 12, 2020

Filling the microbiome data information gap

2020 so far has been an interesting year for me. I started the year by attending one of the biggest ...
Lisa Gamwell May 07, 2020

Validation of Diversigen's viral metagenomics sequencing and analysis pipeline for SARS-CoV-2 detection

This week we’re bringing you work from our co-workers at Diversigen, a science-driven company that s...
Lisa Gamwell Apr 07, 2020

Industry leaders Diversigen and CoreBiome come together to support microbiome discovery

As the microbiome industry grows and evolves, so has our team of microbiome experts. In 2019, DNA Ge...
Shanda Giacomoni Feb 13, 2020

Unlocking secrets of the human microbiome from mummified remains

The human body will always have new scientific mysteries to unlock, whether it is the complexity of ...
Katherine Lawless Jan 09, 2020

Setting standards in skin microbiome research

Microbiome researchers and clinicians use a variety of different methods when conducting their studi...
Katherine Lawless Nov 14, 2019

Multiomics experimental design and computational analysis – discussion panel at TMC

At the Translational Microbiome Conference (TMC) in Boston this May, a discussion panel, moderated b...
Katherine Lawless Jun 06, 2019

Enabling big data and good data at the same time: The microbiome challenges CoreBiome was built to solve

UPDATE: On May 12, 2020, CoreBiome rebranded as Diversigen Inc. As a reader of The Microbiome Snapsh...
Shauna White Mar 04, 2019

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

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

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