March | 2011
DNA Genotek announced today that it has field for US Food and Drug Administration clearance of its Oragene Dx family of products.
February | 2011
DNA Genotek said this week that the Flemish Institute for Technological Research, or VITO, will use DNA Genotek's Oragene RNA kits in a series of biomonitoring research projects. Under the agreement, VITO researchers led by Patrick De Boever will use the Oragene.RNA kits as part of a study that will measure a suite of biomarkers to determine the impact of environmental stressors, such as pollutants, irradiation, and psychological stress, on human health and well-being.
February | 2010
Genomic research service firm BioServe said today that it has joined Genotek's partner program after validating its Oragene/saliva collection kits. As a DNA Genotek partner, BioServe, based in Beltsville, Md., can now offer its customers a comprehensive testing platform for extraction and genetic analysis for Oragene saliva samples.
December | 2009
DNA Genotek said today that Tepnel Pharmaceutical Services will offer its Oragene/sample collection kits as part of its nucleic acid extraction and genotyping service. Ottawa, Ontario-based DNA Genotek said that Tepnel, which is a business of Gen-Probe, will offer the Oragene kits as part of end-to-end packages that include collection, extraction, and genetic analysis.
August | 2009
Prometheus has selected DNA Genotek’s Oragene®•DNA product as the sample-collection kit for MyCeliacID™, a saliva-based genetic test. It reportedly detects genes specific to celiac disease (DQ2/DQ8) and provides an estimate of an individual’s risk of developing the disease.
February | 2006
Ottawa-based DNA Genotek Inc.'s DNA collection product has been touted as one of the most innovative technologies in the world.
January | 2006
When it comes to most things, making an educated guess about the future remains precarious at best. But, those trying to peer into a crystal ball for the 140-company Ottawa biotech sector may as well forget it.
March | 2004
After years of beta trials, an Ottawa startup has distributed its saliva collection kits to hundreds of DNA-collecting scientists around the world.