What a Waste… Think about the amount of plastic waste clinical laboratories produce each year. Back in 2015, a team of scientists from the University of Exeter calculated that research institutions collectively generate up to 5.5 million metric tons of plastic waste each year. Fast forward to 2020 in the… read more →
Worldwide COVID-19 testing continues to ramp up consistently, predominantly using RT-PCR as the “gold standard”. However, more sensitive testing applications are now being introduced. We are proud to announce that Helix has received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the FDA for COVID-19 testing using next generation sequencing (NGS) with iSWAB-Microbiome… read more →
News segment and article covering how the iSWAB is a new type of test tube that aims to improve the accuracy and efficiency of coronavirus testing.
As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to grow globally, readily available and reliable testing is essential to identifying and slowing the spread of the disease. However, we are encountering unique issues with our supply chain that limit our testing capabilities, specifically sample collection. This challenge however, is an… read more →
Mawi DNA Technologies is thrilled to share that our iSWAB patent was granted on March 24th, 2020 with additional claims! The utility of iSWAB has been well received by the scientific community and we are proud to continue to provide you with more innovative technologies for bio-sample collection and room… read more →
Meet the team! At Mawi DNA Technologies, we’re committed to doing everything we can to continue supporting our scientific and medical research community locally and globally. We’ve been actively participating in the fight to curb the global transmission of COVID-19 by continuing the production and scale up of high-quality room… read more →
In this blog post, we discuss how drive-thru testing sites are counter-intuitive to reducing the risk of pandemics such as COVID-19.
Our ongoing partnership with CosmosID is already bringing more insight to the microbiome research community through our combined ability to provide a true end to end solution for microbiome analysis! Read the full article here written by Dr. Bonnie Feldman of DrBonnie360.
HAYWARD, CA – January 13, 2020 – Mawi DNA Technologies, a biotechnology company focusing on the development of innovative technologies for biosampling, announces a collaboration with CosmosID to help advance understanding of microbiome complexity in different biological samples and environments. “Our fellow microbiome researchers have been looking for a more… read more →
A recent New York Times article reported that Chris Long (a bone marrow transplant recipient) learned that “Swabs of his lips and cheeks contained his DNA — but also that of his donor.” This is the exact reason that Mawi DNA Technologies has always chosen to focus on buccal cells,… read more →