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Tips for Successful Genomic DNA Extraction from Blood Samples

In the following video, we will share some tips for successful genomic DNA purification from blood samples. In almost all cases, blood samples are collected in a vacutainer containing an anticoagulant to prevent clotting. The Monarch Kit can be used to process blood samples stored in any anticoagulants. As with any DNA isolation, it is […]

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Genetic testing for risk of Heart Disease: fact or fiction? (23 Feb 2012)

>>Professor Humphries: Well, thanks very much, Audrey. And thanks for the opportunity to present some of our work to you today. So you’ve seen up here on the slide the talk is divided into 4 parts. I’m going to first of all describe to you about the causes and the mechanisms of heart disease. And […]

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Did You Know – Genetic Testing Can Identify Cancer Genes

Did you know cancer experts recommend women over 30 to get genetically tested for breast and ovarian cancer? Currently, the medical community recommends those only with a family history of cancer to get genetically tested, but now some experts think every woman over 30 should be tested. BRCA1 and BRCA2 are independent genes that can […]

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