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Source Molecular Presents Human Fecal Score at California Monitoring Group Meeting

Source Molecular Corporation was one of the two invited speakers at the Central/Northern California Ocean and Bay Water Quality Monitoring Group quarterly meeting held early February 2018 in Oakland. Dr. Yiping Cao, Source Molecular Corporation's Vice-President of Technology, presented the Human Fecal Contamination Score as a standardized approach for microbial source tracking data interpretation. Various [...]

Source Molecular Attends Colorado Stormwater Council Meeting

Source Molecular Corporation gave a presentation on microbial source tracking (MST) at the general membership meeting of the Colorado Stormwater Council in January 2018. Source Molecular's CEO Mauricio Larenas attended the meeting along with local governments in Colorado who hold permits under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).  With the municipalities' storm drainage systems [...]

Source Molecular Earns ISO Accreditation from A2LA

Source Molecular Corporation, the nation's leader in the field of microbial source tracking, has earned its laboratory ISO accreditation from American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for technical competence in the field of biological testing. A2LA granted accreditation to Source Molecular's laboratory in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standards. This demonstrates that [...]

Source Molecular Holds MST Workshop in California

Source Molecular Corporation co-hosted a microbial source tracking or MST workshop with the California Water Board Region 5 on January 23 at the EPA headquarters in Sacramento. It was attended by regulators, environmental consultants and watershed managers throughout California as well as other interested parties across North America. Source Molecular's CEO Mauricio Larenas presented on [...]

Source Molecular’s Genetic Testing Gets Featured in Local News

Source Molecular Corporation was recently featured in a news report by WLRN Public Radio that explained how its genetic testing services is helping improve water quality. Chief Executive Officer Mauricio Larenas toured WLRN's Kate Stein around Source Molecular's laboratory and shared the innovative technologies used and being developed. Florida, like many states in the U.S, [...]

Source Molecular Discusses Bacteria Sources at UCI Seminar Series

Source Molecular Corporation's Yiping Cao emphasized the importance of identifying fecal bacteria sources at a seminar in the University of California, Irvine, in December 2017. She discussed a study that identified sources of fecal contamination and a study to evaluate biofilter effectiveness in removing microbial pollution. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the [...]

Source Molecular: Only Commercial Lab Offering Digital PCR for Environmental Water Testing

Source Molecular Corporation is the only commercial laboratory in the United States providing Droplet Digital Polymerase Chain Reaction (ddPCR or Digital PCR) service in the field of environmental water testing. It is also the world’s only ISO-accredited microbial source tracking (MST) laboratory. Routine water quality monitoring tests for fecal indicator bacteria such as enterococci, which [...]

Microbial Source Tracking Study in Boston Gets National Award

Source Molecular Corporation provided microbial source tracking (MST) analysis for a study that won an award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). The MST study is entitled “Utilizing DNA Markers for Identification of Human and Non-Human Fecal Sources in Urban Stormwater”. Geosyntec designed and led the MST study for the Boston Water [...]

Source Molecular Supports 2017 SOLM Conference

Microbial source tracking was one of the topics discussed at the Great Lakes Beach Association Workshops held together with the 2017 State of Lake Michigan or SOLM Conference from November 7 to 10 at the Hyatt Regency in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Dr. Shannon Briggs of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality coordinated the MST workshop. [...]