NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding for a research collaboration with Thailand's National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), and Ministry of Science and Technology.

As part of the collaboration, researchers from Thermo Fisher and BIOTEC will work to identify bioactive metabolites derived from microbes native to Thailand that could be used against fungal pathogens that damage crops economically important to the country.

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