NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA Genotek will collect samples for a Columbia University study at the National Walk for Epilepsy at the end of March in Washington, DC, the company said today.

The company will collect the DNA samples from saliva using its Oragene DNA Self-Collection kit at the march for Columbia's Family Studies in Epilepsy.

The Ottawa, Ontario-based company said the march is "an excellent opportunity" to collect for the study because it will include more than 8,000 participants who are personally invested in finding a cure for epilepsy.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Science this week: mtDNA analysis give glimpse into decline of Neanderthals in Europe, and more.

The University of Arizona's Raina Maier writes that an understanding of the Earth's microbiome is needed.

The proposed Canadian budget emphasizes partnerships with industry, Nature News reports.

An Australian study of personalized medicine has run into problems as it recruits patients.