Norgen Biotek Corp. is an innovative, biotechnology company focusing principally on advancing novel, innovative sample preparation products for nucleic acid (DNA & RNA) and protein purification, clean-up and concentration. Norgen has one platform technology with many applications based on a proprietary resin that can be applied in the purification of DNA, RNA and proteins. The uniqueness and novelty of this technology has been recognized by the National Research Council through awarding Norgen the prestigious “Innovation Leader Award for 2003”. The company holds more than a dozen issued patents and several others are pending. Norgen currently manufactures over 40 products that are used by researchers working in genomics and proteomics in academia, pharma/biotech companies, and government institutions. These products are based on Norgen’s novel technology and include: RNA purification kits, ProteoSpin™ brand protein kits, DNA kits and molecular weight ladders.