Each panel that the collaborators develop is expected to be highly multiplexed and syndromic, addressing clinically important infectious diseases in Asia.
GUSTO study researchers said maternal lifestyle, fetal genetic, and fetal epigenetic factors affect birth weight and early childhood adiposity.
While gain-of-function mutations lead to congenital arhinia, inactivating mutations lead to an adult-onset muscular dystrophy, the researchers reported.
The partners will collaborate in developing Atreca's single-cell sequencing technology to advance new cancer immunotherapies.
Members of the Genome 10K Consortium sequenced the genome of the ocean sunfish, Mola mola, comparing it to sequences from pufferfish and other related species.
The mass spectrometry instrument maker will provide A*Star's Bioprocessing Technology Institute with expertise and access to a Synapt G2-S instrument.
Singapore plans to spend $13.2 billion on research and development between 2016 and 2020.
The partners will focus on sequencing and analyzing bacteria and viruses that cause a number of diseases as well as those that make up human microbiomes.
The collaboration will further develop Agilent's AssayMAP Bravo platform to bridge gaps in analytical tests and standards for glycoprotein-based drugs.
The partners will leverage IME's rare cell isolation technology, a microchip containing a microfabricated filter membrane to isolate and enrich fetal cells from maternal blood.
A letter criticizing actions by the US government and research institutions toward Chinese and Chinese-American scientists has garnered more than a hundred signatories.
NPR reports that researchers in New York are investigating whether it is possible to edit the genomes of human sperm.
In an opinion piece at the Nation, Sarah Lawrence College's Laura Hercher argues that everyone should be able to access prenatal genetic testing.
In Nature this week: ancient DNA uncovers presence of Mediterranean migrants at a Himalayan lake, and more.