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WeGut2Know Challenge Community Contestants

WeGut2Know Challenge Community Contestants

CariGenetics has launched Gut2Know, with 15 community contestants taking part in the #WeGut2Know National Health Challenge. A spokesperson said, “CariGenetics celebrated a significant milestone at Ignite Bermuda on February 20, 2024, with the official launch of its first product, Gut2Know, the Caribbean’s first gut microbiome test kit. The event... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Launches WeGut2Know Challenge

CariGenetics Launches WeGut2Know Challenge

CariGenetics, along with local partners, launched the #WeGut2Know National Health Challenge, offering participants a chance to win $2,500 while promoting gut health awareness and wellness. A spokesperson said, “CariGenetics, in collaboration with Wholistic Wellness, Nourished Bermuda, Eat Clean Bermuda, and The Brand Development Group, is thrilled... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Achieves Service Lab Certification

CariGenetics Achieves Service Lab Certification

CariGenetics has reached a significant milestone by obtaining service lab certification, “making it the first Oxford Nanopore Technologies [ONT] PromethION account in the LATAM & Caribbean region to achieve this status.” A spokesperson said, “This certification, featured on ONT’s Service Provider list, marks a transformative... Read more of this article

CariGenetics To Host Investor Showcase

CariGenetics To Host Investor Showcase

CariGenetics announced that its Investor Showcase will take place on January 25th at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]. A spokesperson said, “CariGenetics, a trailblazer in Caribbean genetic research, is excited to announce its first upcoming Investor Showcase co-hosted by the Bermuda Investor Community. The event is scheduled... Read more of this article

BioQuest Aims To Help Biodiversity Conservation

BioQuest Aims To Help Biodiversity Conservation

BioQuest, powered by CariGenetics, officially launched on the 25th of November, marking a “significant step forward in Bermuda’s biodiversity conservation efforts.” A spokesperson said, “BioQuest is a new, innovative philanthropic NGO focused on biodiversity conservation using genomics, starting with Bermuda’s signature species,... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Updates On Breast Cancer Study

CariGenetics Updates On Breast Cancer Study

CariGenetics provided an update on the progress of its groundbreaking Caribbean Whole Genome Breast Cancer Research Pilot Study, saying it is a “monumental step towards understanding the genetic factors influencing breast cancer in the Caribbean population.” A spokesperson said, “Since the study’s launch, the company has received... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Sponsors Men’s Cricket Team

CariGenetics Sponsors Men’s Cricket Team

CariGenetics announced its sponsorship of the Bermuda Senior Men’s National Team at the ICC Americas Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier this month as well as being their official Health and Wellness Partner. A spokesperson said, “In conjunction with this sponsorship, Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] is launching its ‘Get in the Match’ fundraiser,... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

CariGenetics Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

CariGenetics –  a pioneering genetic research company specialising in Caribbean ancestry — noted that they are “delighted to celebrate its one-year anniversary.” A spokesperson said, “Since its incorporation on 15 September 2022, the company has achieved a series of significant milestones, including raising over $2 million... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Sponsors Caribbean Music Awards

CariGenetics Sponsors Caribbean Music Awards

CariGenetics, a pioneering genetic research company focused on Caribbean ancestry, sponsored the Caribbean Music Awards, with Dr. Carika Weldon noting that the ”sponsorship aligns perfectly with our mission to expand our reach and genetic research database into the Caribbean.” A spokesperson said, ” The star-studded event took place... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Launches Human Research Project

CariGenetics Launches Human Research Project

In a groundbreaking initiative, CariGenetics announced the launch of its pioneering human research project, “Get in The Ring: A Caribbean Breast Cancer Whole Genome Research Pilot Study” with a press conference today. A spokesperson said, “This study is set to revolutionize our understanding of breast cancer in women of Caribbean ancestry.... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Sponsors St George’s Cup Match

CariGenetics Sponsors St George’s Cup Match

CariGenetics is sponsoring the St George’s Cricket Team for the 2023 Cup Match Classic. Founder and CEO, Dr Carika Weldon, shares why it was important for her new company to sponsor the club, saying, “While I am a die-hard St. George’s supporter, Cup Match has such great historical value to me. “CariGenetics is a grassroots genetic research... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Executes Groundbreaking Research

CariGenetics Executes Groundbreaking Research

CariGenetics — in partnership with The 2 Frontiers Project and BIOS — led and funded a local study that could help save coral reefs around the world which are being affected by climate change. A spokesperson said, “Since its launch last October, CariGenetics continues to conduct ground-breaking research which will have a positive impact,... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Holds First School Tour

CariGenetics Holds First School Tour

Hundreds of students from across the island enjoyed an insight on the science of conservation genetics as members of staff from CariGenetics carried out their first school tour recently. A spokesperson said, “CariGenetics is committed to engaging with the community. This is key to the ethos of our company and holding a tour within the public and... Read more of this article

Free Lecture On Bermuda Cahow Genetic Project

Free Lecture On Bermuda Cahow Genetic Project

CariGenetics is inviting members of the community to a public lecture on Saturday, May 20 at the Bermuda College. A spokesperson said, “CariGenetics is inviting members of the community to a public lecture with a twist! On Saturday, 20 May 2023, we will be hosting our first relay public lecture, where each set of presenters speak for 15 minutes,... Read more of this article

Dr. Weldon To Speak At Genomics Equity Series

Dr. Weldon To Speak At Genomics Equity Series

CariGenetics Founder and CEO Dr Carika Weldon will be one of two featured guests during the Genomics Equity Series, a monthly online series hosted by the Diverse Data Initiative at Genomics England on Thursday, 20 April, 2023. A spokesperson said, “Dr Weldon, along with Charles Kwaku-Odoi, Chief Officer of the Caribbean and African Health Network... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Lecture On DNA Data Ownership

CariGenetics Lecture On DNA Data Ownership

CariGenetics will be hosting its second free lecture at the Bermuda College on Thursday, 9 March 2023 at the Athene Lecture Hall [H100] commencing at 6.30 p.m, which will feature Aldo de Pape, CEO of Genomes.io –the world’s largest user-owned genomics database. A spokesperson said, “Mr de Pape will be discussing the ever-changing parameters... Read more of this article