The Genetic Link

Welcome to The Genetic Link, a blog providing new insights into DNA and RNA sample collection by DNA Genotek. DNA Genotek is a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc.

Generation Scotland overcomes recruitment challenge with Oragene•DNA

At DNA Genotek, we recently learned the details of study being conducted by Generation Scotland call...
Shauna White Aug 31, 2010

State Fair to drive DNA collection for children's study

If you’re a regular reader of The Genetic Link, you’re familiar with our on-site DNA collections at ...
Shauna White Aug 24, 2010

Oragene•DNA enables study to identify host correlates of protection against TB

I'm always fascinated to learn more about how our customers use our products. What diseases are they...
Shauna White Jul 29, 2010

Epigenetic change and gene inactivation demonstrated in the saliva of a cancer patient carrying an “epimutation of MLH1”.

The Genetic Link welcomes guest blog authors. This guest submission is from Megan P. Hitchins, PhD. ...

Oragene•DNA Selected by The Anthony Nolan Trust for Pilot Project

Today, DNA Genotek announced our involvement in a significant pilot project with the UK's largest bo...
Shauna White May 05, 2010

Saliva DNA Collection Provides Clues to Human Evolutionary History

The Genetic Link welcomes guest blog authors. Our first guest submission is from Rachel Dvoskin, Ph....
Rachel Dvoskin, Ph.D. Apr 28, 2010

Collecting DNA with Saliva -- An Interview Columbia University

For the second year in a row, DNA Genotek collected DNA samples onsite at the National Walk for Epil...
Shauna White Apr 14, 2010

Clinical Reference Laboratory Enhances Test Menu With Adoption of Oragene•DNA Saliva Collection Kit

This morning, Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL) announced that it has completed validation testing...
Shauna White Mar 24, 2010

Are You Willing to ‘Give a Spit’ for Epilepsy Research?

For the second year in a row, DNA Genotek will be collecting DNA samples onsite at the National Walk...
Shauna White Mar 19, 2010

DNA from Saliva.... The Newest Tool in Cancer Research?

Recent statistics suggest cancer mortality rates are declining due to better prevention, early detec...
Shauna White Mar 09, 2010

Saliva-based DNA Collection Solves a Tropical Disease Mystery

DNA Genotek recently announced that an international team of researchers used the Oragene product to...
Shauna White Dec 15, 2009

Eye Opening Opportunities for DNA Collection

Earlier this year, one of our customers took advantage of a unique opportunity and turned it into a ...
Shauna White Dec 08, 2009

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