The partners will work to identify bioactive metabolites from microbes native to Thailand that could work as fungicides to protect economically important crops.
Thailand's BIOTEC microarray lab has made progress since its inception two years ago, focusing on projects related to pathogen testing and agricultural research, but running an array lab in a developing country has its share of obstacles.
Nitsara Karoonuthaisiri, microarray lab director at Thailand's National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, spoke to BioArray News about the use of antibody arrays in food testing.
Researchers in the UK and Australia uncover genetic links between BMI and depression, the Guardian reports.
The Verge details the account of an academic who alleges her university retaliated against her after she complained of sexual harassment by her supervisor.
The New York Times writes that natural history museums are helping round out genetic studies with older specimens.
In PNAS this week: artemisinin resistance mutations in malaria parasites, ant-plant interactions over time, and more.