Monash University

BC Platforms will provide Monash with its core suite of tools including ones for statistical analysis, variant interpretation, and data sharing.

Agilent will provide technology and training for the jointly-run lab, expanding on a 2011 deal to open a microarray technology center at Monash University Malaysia.

The single-cell genomics center at the Monash Health Translation Precinct near Melbourne will be the first of its kind in Australia.

This story was originally posted on Dec. 8
Expanding its reach in Southeast Asia, Agilent Technologies said last week that it has partnered with a Malaysian university to open an array service center.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and Monash University Sunway campus today announced the creation of a center to provide training in molecular and genetic studies.

The funding, from the Australian Research Council's Linkage Projects funding scheme and MS Research Australia, is for four years and supports the discovery of proteins that cause MS.

Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.