March | 2011
DNA Genotek Files for FDA Clearance of Oragene Products
DNA Genotek announced today that it has field for US Food and Drug Administration clearance of its Oragene Dx family of products.
February | 2011
Flanders VITO to Use DNA Genotek RNA Collection Kit in Environmental Stress Study
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
BioServe Joins DNA Genotek Partner Program
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
Tepnel to Offer DNA Genotek's Sample Collection Kits
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 Chooses DNA Genotek Sample Collection Kit for MyCeliacID™ Genetic Test
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
Canadian technology spits out the promise of better health
Ottawa-based DNA Genotek Inc.'s DNA collection product has been touted as one of the most innovative technologies in the world.
January | 2006
'Vast' sector will roar in 2006, experts predict
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
Saliva-driven technology eases DNA sampling
After years of beta trials, an Ottawa startup has distributed its saliva collection kits to hundreds of DNA-collecting scientists around the world.