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.

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

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

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 selec...
Shauna White Mar 21, 2018

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 th...
Seb Deneault Dec 05, 2017

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 micro...
Lisa Gamwell Sep 21, 2017

How critical is it to stabilize and standardize the microbiome profile?

One of the most critical components of studying the microbiome is ensuring you have a profile that i...
Megan McGrath Feb 15, 2017

Crowdfunding and patient charity supports gut microbiome and chronic fatigue syndrome research

Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), which is more commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndro...
Lisa Gamwell Jan 12, 2016

How does Cincinnati Children’s Hospital use the microbiome to study lupus? A look inside with Diana Taft

We reached out to Diana Taft at Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital Medical Center to talk with her abo...
Megan McGrath Jul 28, 2015

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