NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and Pacific Biosciences today announced that they have expanded their collaboration on genomic analysis of infectious diseases.

Under the terms of the agreement, the partners will work to advance research in Singapore on infectious disease, genomics, sequencing analysis, and translational healthcare. Bacterial genomes are a particular focus of the collaboration, especially those that cause diarrhea, meningitis, and urinary tract infections, as well as those in human microbiomes.

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