Mawi DNA Technologies Announces New Distribution Partnership…READ MORE
"The full release capacity functionality allows for adequate sample capture needed for DNA sample collection and processing." Mawi DNA Technologies, a medical device company focusing on the development of innovative technologies for biosampling, has launched the BioWAND, a 100% medical-grade plastic swab designed for high-efficiency capture and release of…READ MORE
As New COVID-19 Variant Spreads Rapid Antigen Testing Found Inefficient
Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Antigen Tests Have Reportedly Provided 44% Accuracy The latest COVID-19 variant, Pirola, has raised awareness among scientists due to its increased number of mutations. This new variant is suspected to be stronger and more contagious than previous strains. The concern arises as…READ MORE
Got DNA? Simplifying the First Step in Genomic Testing
Today, collecting DNA seems pretty standard, but not everyone can produce and adequate amount of saliva and bacteria can contaminate the sample causing issues to arise downstream. Why did Mawi DNA Technologies create the iSWAB? To improve and simplify biological sample collection and allow for…READ MORE
We asked ChatGPT
Mawi Asked ChatGPT We asked an AI platform the following question Question: Why is bacterial DNA contamination not good for genomicDNA sequencing? Answer: Bacterial DNA contamination can interfere with genomic DNA sequencing in several ways, making it less accurate and reliable. Here are some…READ MORE
Genetic Database Collection for Turtle Species: Mawi iSWAB-Animal by Conservation Organization
Collecting genetic DNA from turtles is no easy feat, yet Dr. JJ Apodaca and his team at the Tangled Bank Conservation have partnered with Turtle Survival Alliance to embark on a nationwide project to build a spatial genetic database for various turtle species. With the…READ MORE
Enabling Faster, Higher Throughput COVID-19 Testing and Reducing Lab Waste!
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…READ MORE
Swab material should not be the limiting step in COVID-19 molecular 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.…READ MORE
iSWAB patent granted with extended claims on March 24, 2020!
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…READ MORE
We’re in This Together at Mawi DNA Technologies!
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…READ MORE
Spit DNA Collection Limitations Magnifies Genomics Research Diversity Issue
We have been advocating that the diversity in genomics research is an issue since Mawi DNA’s inception in 2014. Interestingly, in late 2018 and now 2019 several publications came out to describe this issue in greater details. Unfortunately, such gap of genetic data hinders progress…READ MORE