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Every role in the DNA lab faces its own challenges. STACS DNA™ delivers positive results for everyone managing and working in a lab. How can we help you?

What can STACS DNA do for me?

Customers using our sample processing software in automated labs report:

  • 100% time savings
    • Checking a reagent has been released for use
    • Checking a reagent has not expired
    • Checking instrument maintenance logs
    • Performing cross contamination verification of all samples 
  • 80% time savings
    • Managing samples and instrumentation (includes tracking samples, batching, and generating scripts and sample sheets for instruments)
    • Resolving troubleshooting incidents
  • 40% – 100% time savings
    • Documenting cases (includes chain of custody, sample documentation, profile interpretation and typing profiles into CODIS and PopStats)
    • Performing peer review
    • Documenting that QC testing has been performed
    • Verifying QA results
    • Verifying inventory and ordering supplies
    • Preparing documents for legal proceedings (includes depositions, discovery requests, and court cases)
    • Preparing for and conducting audits (includes all internal and external audits, stop checks, QA, QA standards, and technical leader audits)
  • 43% more samples processed
  • 30% more cases processed
  • Improved documentation quality, detail and standardization
  • Prevented errors
  • Reduced risks from capturing and documenting corrective actions
  • Smoother audits due to easy access to data
  • Paperless lab – eliminated log books

For details, read our customer case studies.

STACS Software Benefits Summary

Objectives Benefits
Increases throughput Decreases turnaround time
Increases productivity
Decreases cost/sample
Decreases backlog
Eliminate duplicates
Eliminates grant tracking
Frees staff up to do research and special projects
Increases lab integrity
(data and process integrity)
Reduces errors (data entry, transcriptions in log books)
Improves data quality
Avoids using expired consumables
Avoids using instruments offline for maintenance
Eliminates multiple data entries
Increases SOP compliance
Increases auditability Smoother audits
Fewer corrective actions
Assists in achieving certification
Helps fix problems
Access to processing history



Is your DNA lab ready for growth?

This brief video highlights how STACS DNA helps your DNA laboratory address challenges, including tracking samples, data quality, preventing errors and more.

Visit our video page for more videos that demonstrate what STACS DNA can do for your lab.

What customers are saying about STACS DNA:

“It is essential to the job we do.”

“If people sit down and look at their process, they would understand STACS is the way to go to fix their process.”

“[With STACS DNA,] we were able to customize the program to meet our needs.”

“STACS DNA is willing to work with customers to solve issues that come up.”