GIS Novogene, AITbiotech to Launch Joint Venture, New Sequencing Center The Genome Institute of Singapore will collaborate with the new center to develop applications related to cancer diagnosis and treatment stratification. Autism Epigenetic Signature Detected Through Histone Acetylation-Wide Association Study Using brain samples from individuals with or without autism spectrum disorder, researchers identified H3K27ac histone acetylation marks associated with ASD. PacBio, Singapore's GIS Expand Collaboration on Infectious Disease 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. Jackson Lab, GIS Team IDs Recurrent Gene Fusions in Gastric Cancer The researchers used a method known as paired-end tag sequencing, or DNA-PET, to identify five recurrent gene fusions in Asian populations with gastric cancer. Genome Institute of Singapore, Pyrobett to Develop Novel Pyrosequencing Diagnostics The partners will use Pyrobett's technology to develop molecular diagnostics for bacterial and viral genotyping and cancer mutation detection. Feb 19, 2015 A*Star Researchers Develop Integrated Approach to ID Candidate Mutations in Cancer Premium Nov 10, 2014 Genome-wide Association Study Links HLA Allele to Typhoid Fever Resistance Jul 15, 2014 Singapore Team Uses Nano-ChIP-seq Method to ID Epigenetic Changes in Gastric Cancer Premium Mar 14, 2014 Singapore's Prolaris Gets Illumina CSPro Certification Feb 11, 2014 Sequencing Studies Reveal New RNA Secondary Structure Details Premium May 29, 2013 GIS, Sengenics Partner on Biomarkers for Early Detection of Cancer May 28, 2013 QuantuMDX, GIS to Develop Asian Population-Specific Test for Cancer; More Assays Planned Premium May 21, 2013 Genome Institute of Singapore, QuantuMDx Collaborate on Dx for Asia May 10, 2013 Genome Institute of Singapore, OBD Collaborate on Stem Cell Epigenetic Signatures Apr 16, 2013 With 'Line of Sight' to Clinical Apps, GIS, Fluidigm Open Asia's First Single-Cell Genomics Center Premium Apr 16, 2013 GIS Spinout PathGen Dx to Seek FDA Clearance for Chip-Based Test that Can Detect 70K Pathogens Premium Dec 14, 2012 Fluidigm, Genome Institute of Singapore Establish Single-cell Genomics Center Feb 28, 2012 Paired Ends: Karin Fredrickson, Yijun Ruan Premium Aug 31, 2011 Q&A: Jackson Lab's Incoming CEO Says Arrays Still Have a Future Premium Aug 30, 2011 Paired Ends: Aug 30, 2011 Premium Dec 27, 2010 Singapore, US Researchers Develop Method to ID Influenza Virus Genome Changes Oct 26, 2010 NHGRI, Rett Syndrome Foundation Award $550K to Genome Institute of Singapore for Sequencing Projects Premium Oct 22, 2010 Genome Institute of Singapore Wins NHGRI Funds Oct 18, 2010 RNA Interference Screen IDs New Human Embryonic Stem Cell Regulatory Genes Aug 9, 2010 Consortium IDs Variants Associated with Meningitis Susceptibility Load More Breaking News Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Exome Sequencing Study Suggests More Disease Genes to be Found People in the News: New Appointments at Helix, Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Amoy Diagnostics, Akoya Biosciences, Congenica, Lucence In Brief This Week: BGI, Gencove, Cepheid, Biocartis, Biognosys, Co-Diagnostics, More Florida Lab Owner Pleads Guilty to $6.9M COVID-19 False Billing Scheme Pacific Biosciences Outlines Progress on Short-Read Sequencing at JPM, Partners With Canexia Health The Scan Close Panel Vote on Califf Nomination The New York Times reports there was a close committee vote to advance the nomination of Robert Califf to lead the US Food and Drug Administration to the full Senate. Task Force Reports on Scientific Integrity Nature News writes that that a new task force report recommends that the US establish a cross-agency scientific integrity council. Across the Hall Genetic testing, closed-circuit cameras, and more show how a traveler, without any contact, infected others at a New Zealand quarantine facility, CNN reports. Science Paper Examines Influence of Chromatin Modifications on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder In Science this week: genes regulating chromatin modification may contribute to OCD risk.