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.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.