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.

Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.