Macro Omics

Keep up with the latest from Diversigen and the microbiome community.

In a new series profiling our team of microbiome experts, we have set out to understand microbiome research by asking our bioinformaticians – who have published highly cited papers ranging from topics on paleomicrobiology to semi-industrial profiling of the microbiome.  Our bioinformaticians are experts in the human microbiome at birth and
OraSure Technologies, Inc. announces that its Diversigen and CoreBiome subsidiaries have combined their microbiome service offerings under the Diversigen name. The rebrand highlights the combined companies’ unparalleled scientific bench strength, state-of-the-art laboratory, ability to translate data to insights and collective focus on quality and service.   Investor Contact: Roberto Cuca Chief
Acquisition extends OraSure’s leadership position in the microbiome services industry BETHLEHEM, Pa., Nov. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSUR), a leader in point of care diagnostic tests and specimen collection and stabilization devices, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the outstanding equity of
CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 17, 2019 — Prescient Metabiomics, a subsidiary of Prescient Medicine Holdings, Inc., and CoreBiome, a wholly owned subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc., announced today a collaboration to develop a new test called LifeKit® Prevent, which may represent a microbiome-driven paradigm shift in colon cancer screening.  According to the American Cancer
Resistome profiling poses several advantages over PCR or qPCR alone. No prior knowledge of the ARGs of interest is needed in resistome profiling as all the sequences are being compared to curated and updated reference databases. This comparison enables the simultaneous and global characterization of the potential ARGs present
“The virome is comprised of endogenous retroviruses, eukaryotic viruses, and bacteriophages and is increasingly being recognized as an essential part of the human microbiome. The human virome is associated with Type-1 diabetes (T1D), Type-2 diabetes (T2D), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, and cancer. Increasing evidence