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 GA4GH Announces 10 New 'Driver' Projects, Including First Pediatric Partner Single-Cell MRD Assay Helps Characterize Cells Surviving Acute Myeloid Leukemia Therapy Research Triangle Institute Partners With GeneDx, Illumina for Expanded Newborn Screening Study Bionano Genomics' Third Chinese OEM Partner Gets NMPA Nod for Sample Prep Product InformedDNA Buys gWell Health, Names New CEO The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.