New Services

UV Exposure Capabilities

Genemarkers now offers exposure to UVA/UVB in conjunction with our in vitro testing services. This new capability allows researchers to understand the effects of their products under stress/photoaging conditions. Contact us to find out how this state-of-the-art testing can help you develop the most effective personal care products.

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Genomics in Personal Care & Nutrition

Genemarkers is a leader in applying state-of-the-art genomics technologies to personal care and nutritional research. We work with a wide range of customers, from raw materials suppliers to multi-national finished products companies. Our services are used to enhance the product development process and to validate the efficacy of finished products. Our hands-on approach ensures the most appropriate study design and technology is used to meet each customer’s specific needs.

Our Core Services

  • Cell culture methods – keratinocytes, fibroblasts, melanocytes, adipocytes, 3d skin models
  • Nucleic acid isolation (DNA and RNA) from cultured cells, blood, buccal swabs, saliva, skin (punch biopsies and tape strips), hair follicles, sweat glands, small tissue and FFPE samples
  • Gene expression – qPCR and microarray
  • Genotyping – SNP analysis, copy number, insertion/deletion
  • Cellular assays – cell viability (LDH, MTT), collagen, tyrosinase
  • Custom assay development and validation
  • Statistical data analysis and bioinformatics

Our Solutions

Custom Research

1. STUDY DESIGN & PLANNING

We work as your scientific partner from beginning to end. We start with planning with you upfront to ensure the most efficient and successful study design.

2. SAMPLE PROCESSING

We process samples quickly and accurately to ensure that you can move your personal care product through the development process more productively.

3. DATA ANALYSIS & INTERPRETATION

We provide comprehensive data analysis and interpretation. This allows you to take direct action from the results, saving valuable time sifting through information.

Gene Expression Panels

Genemarkers has developed gene expression panels for skin biology research. The panels are a cost-effective way for many customers to get started using genomics in their product development. Contact us for the list of genes included on each panel and a sample report.

MicroRNA Panel

Standard Skin Biology Panel

Skin Brightening Panels – Expanded & Basic

Custom Panels can be created for specific areas of interest

Genomics In the News

December 15, 2016, The New York Times – At the Salk Institute in La Jolla, Calif., scientists are trying to get time to run backward. Biological time, that is. In the first attempt to reverse aging by reprogramming the genome, they have rejuvenated the organs of mice and lengthened their life spans by 30 percent. […]

Dr. Anna Langerveld named President Elect of the Committee on Scientific Affairs for the Society of Cosmetic Chemists

Dr. Anna Langerveld, President and CEO of Genemarkers, has been recently named President Elect of the Committee on Scientific Affairs for the Society of Cosmetics Chemists. In this new role, Dr. Langerveld will assist the society […]

The Dirty Truth About Pollution-induced Skin Aging: The AhR Pathway Tells All

September 29, 2016, Cosmetics & Toiletries – More than 80% of consumers worldwide think skin absorbs pollution from the air. Pollution, dirt and chemicals from vehicle emissions, plants, factories, cigarette smoke, etc., are seen by consumers as the second largest cause of skin, scalp and hair problems across the globe […]

September 28, 2016, Medical Daily -Many of us have been plagued with acne from our teenage years well into adulthood. Now, researchers at King’s College in London have found that acne has its benefits: sufferers are more likely to live longer than those with perfect skin. […]

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