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.
Startup companies are taking on personalized medicine, CNET reports.
Bruce Booth writes at Life Sci VC that biotech clusters like Boston and San Francisco are getting even more consolidated.
The Verge speaks with Mark and Scott Kelly, who are the subjects of NASA's Twin Study.
In Genome Biology this week: genes linked to Hirschsprung disease, structural variant patterns in autism, and more.