Product News: DNA Genotek Inc. Launches GenoFIND™ Genomic Services

08 Nov 2012

DNA Genotek, a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies Inc. and a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, today launched GenoFIND™ Genomic Services, a new offering that delivers nucleic acid extraction and detailed analysis optimized for samples collected with the company’s products. The GenoFIND service leverages the company’s established expertise with DNA from saliva (Oragene®) to deliver superior support, analysis and easy-to-understand reporting of genomic data designed for geneticists and non-geneticists alike.

GenoFIND provides a full range of solutions for industry and academic researchers including: project design consulting (including technology selection), logistics and coordination, automated nucleic acid extraction, whole genome and targeted sequencing, array-based SNP and expression profiling, custom assay development, and full bioinformatic analysis. Available platforms include Illumina, Affymetrix, Life Technologies, Ion Torrent, and others. Services for GenoFIND are performed in a CLIA and CAP certified environment, ensuring quality laboratory procedures.

“Our close communications with thousands of customers around the world enables us to recognize a real need for researchers to get much higher levels of support from genomic service providers,” said Ian Curry, President, DNA Genotek Inc. “To meet this need, we designed GenoFIND to integrate our intimate customer service and expert advice with the higher quality downstream services that our customers need. Our reputation for quality products and service means our customers can now trust us to fulfill an even broader spectrum of their needs, reaching their goals faster and more effectively.”