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DNA Genotek’s top 10 list for 2016

Posted by Brian Smith on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

Writing a top 10 list for each year has been a tradition at DNA Genotek since 2009. This is my first time penning the article and I’m lucky to have so many topics to choose from in 2016. When we published the first version in 2009, we were a company focused exclusively on the human genomics market. Now we have expanded our human genomics offerings and we’ve launched new products and services for the microbiome and infectious disease markets. While my name appears as the author of this article, I received input from the entire DNA Genotek team for what should appear on this year’s list. After much deliberation, here’s what made our top 10 list for 2016.

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Tags: Oragene, DNA Genotek, omnigene gut, OMNIgene Sputum

A special holiday wish from DNA Genotek

Posted by Shauna White on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

Everyone at DNA Genotek would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season with a special video where we share our holiday wishes with you. Do you have a special wish for this year? Leave a comment and share it with us.

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A Special Holiday Wish from DNA Genotek

Posted by Shauna White on Tue, Dec 20, 2011 @ 10:12 AM


Seasons Greetings Everyone:

Please click the video link for a special holiday video card from DNA Genotek.

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Tags: DNA saliva, Oragene, DNA Genotek, Holiday Video

Letter to DNA Genotek customers re: acquisition by OraSure Technologies

Posted by Ian Curry on Tue, Jul 26, 2011 @ 02:07 AM

As a valued customer of DNA Genotek, I wanted to share some exciting news with you.  On July 26, 2011, OraSure Technologies announced that it will be acquiring DNA Genotek. This acquisition will have a positive impact on both entities and most importantly to you, our customer. A copy of the press release that has been issued regarding the transaction can be viewed here. DNA Genotek will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of OraSure Technologies and will maintain all of its operations in Ottawa,Canada. OraSure has stated that DNA Genotek’s development and launch of innovative products has been driven by a talented and dedicated group of employees. They intend to keep our team and structure in place and are committed to growing our business by continuing to deliver industry-leading solutions for our customers. The acquisition was completed on August 17, 2011 and DNA Genotek is now a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc.

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Tags: Oragene, DNA Genotek, OraSure

DNA Genotek at the 2011 Personalized Medicine World Conference

Posted by Shauna White on Tue, Jan 18, 2011 @ 01:01 AM

The Third Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC 2011) is being held this week in Mountain View, CA. PMWC is the only fully integrated conference on personalized medicine which brings together all aspects of business, government, healthcare-delivery, and research and technology. Co-hosted by Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Oracle and Genomic Health and produced by Silicom Ventures, the PMWC 2011 program includes over 40 experts in four specialized tracks. Attendees will include academia, healthcare and business professionals who are participating to learn about the technological advances in personalized medicine.

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Tags: Oragene, DNA Genotek, personalized medicine

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