For 20 years NorthGene has provided DNA identity testing services to the legal profession, coroners, embassies and the public. Our specialist staff pride themselves in offering a friendly and efficient service from our UK based accredited laboratories.
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Fully Accredited Service
NorthGene is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to the quality and technical standard of BS EN/ISO17025:2005 for its paternity, maternity, sibling and family relationship testing. NorthGene is also registered with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to perform legal and immigration DNA Testing to be used in the family law courts. Our UK laboratories are regularly visited and inspected by UKAS providing you with peace of mind in the accuracy and reliability of your results.
NorthGene is part of QuantuMDx Group
The Future of DNA Analysis
NorthGene is part of QuantuMDx Group, whose handheld laboratory will deliver DNA analysis in minutes for a few pounds by the patient’s side. We envisage our pioneering device:
- in the hands of healthworkers worldwide to help tackle humanitarian health challenges such as cancer and TB
- supporting police in scene of crime and roadside testing
- offering professionals the ability to run an identity test in minutes
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The Life Science Village
NorthGene's labs are based in the International Centre for Life, a self sustaining science village in the heart of Newcastle.
Almost 600 people from 35 countries currently work at the Centre for Life where researchers, doctors and nurses work alongside people in the fields of education, public engagement and business.