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Top 5 considerations when selecting a saliva-based DNA collection method

The past decade of genetic advancements has proven DNA from saliva is reliable and effective for both research and diagnostics applications.  The benefits of collecting DNA ...
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Generation Scotland overcomes recruitment challenge with Oragene•DNA

At DNA Genotek, we recently learned the details of study being conducted by Generation Scotland called The Scottish Family Health Study. We wanted to share some of this ...
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New extraction kit for Oragene•DNA available from Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter Genomics has developed a new version of their DNAdvance System specifically for use with DNA Genotek’s Oragene samples. DNAdvance SP, from Beckman Coulter ...
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Storage of Purified DNA from Oragene•DNA Samples

A few weeks ago, I posted an article about best practices for long term storage of unpurified Oragene•DNA samples on The Genetic Link. The response to the article was positive ...
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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 bone marrow registry, the Anthony Nolan Trust. The details of this exciting ...
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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.D., with the University of Florida. We thank Rachel for her submission ...
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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 of DNA Genotek's Oragene/saliva collection kits and will adopt Oragene for ...
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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 for Epilepsy on March 27th, 2010 in Washington, DC. Our participation in ...
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DNA from Saliva.... The Newest Tool in Cancer Research?

Recent statistics suggest cancer mortality rates are declining due to better prevention, early detection methods and improved treatments, yet so much remains to be done. With ...
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BioServe Joins DNA Genotek Partner Program

This morning, BioServe Biotechnologies announced that they have completed validation testing of the Oragene/saliva collection kits and have joined DNA Genotek's Partner ...
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Hunting for Cancer Genes with DNA from Saliva

Every day, it seems, scientists learn something new about how our genes work. One fascinating area of research involves understanding the role of our genes in the initiation, ...
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Spotlight on DNA Genotek's Newest Partners

In November of 2009, DNA Genotek announced their new global partner program. The program is designed to help partners scale and differentiate themselves in the genomics ...
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Has DNA Collection Gone to the Dogs?

If you're a regular follower of DNA Genotek, you likely know that we are active participants in a variety of DNA collection events to support disease research. You might be ...
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Live Report from the Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego

After a day and a half at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG), I'm more convinced than ever that Performagene•LIVESTOCK will expedite advances in livestock genetic ...
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Introducing Performagene•LIVESTOCK -- DNA Genotek's Newest Product

At the 2010 Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego, DNA Genotek officially launched our newest sample collection product called ...
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DNA Genotek's Top 10 List for 2009

I have to admit, coming up with DNA Genotek's "Top 10 list for 2009" was more difficult than I imagined it would be. There are so many great things that happened in the past ...
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Welcome to The Genetic Link

Since the inception of DNA Genotek, we have been driven to enable significant worldwide health improvements and to create a loyal community of customers. In our early days, we ...
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Eye Opening Opportunities for DNA Collection

Earlier this year, one of our customers took advantage of a unique opportunity and turned it into a successful DNA collection event. Without advance planning, this customer ...
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