DNA Genotek introduces new services for genomic analysis

DNA Genotek, a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies Inc. and a provider of products for biological sample collection, has launched GenoFIND Genomic Services, a new offering that delivers nucleic acid extraction and detailed analysis optimized for samples collected with the company's products.

According to the company, the GenoFIND service leverages the company's expertise with DNA from saliva (Oragene) to deliver superior support, analysis and reporting of genomic data designed for geneticists and non-geneticists alike.

GenoFIND provides 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, the company said.

"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."