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Under the agreement, the researchers plan to sequence 150 AML genomes and transcriptomes to look for population-specific variants.

The Singaporean firm already offers cell-free NIPT testing through its iGene Laboratory and sells a kit to test ovarian cysts for malignancy.

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In Nature this week: trove of data from the Genotype Tissue Expression consortium, and more.

Durio zibethinus

Using new genome and transcriptome sequences, researchers saw expansions and expression jumps in sulfur and fruit ripening pathways in Durio zibethinus.

The partners will work with academic and industrial partners in biomedical research with the goal of accelerating cancer detection and screening.

The university will have access to the Agilent technology for use in a study of patient responses to cardiovascular drugs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new company spun out of the National University of Singapore (NUS) launched today with a technology that it said can instantly provide a diagnosis for gastric and esophageal cancers during endoscopy.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific and the National University of Singapore today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to develop a strategic alliance to increase advance basic and applied research in Singapore.

Applied Biosystems (Life Technologies) has been awarded US Patent No. 8,572,506, "Visualization tool for qPCR genotyping data."
Gordon Janaway and Evelyn Wing-Sim Chan are named as inventors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National University of Singapore and Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology, and Research, or A*STAR, announced today the creation of the S$148 million (US$118 million) Singapore Centre for Nutritional Sciences, Metabolic Diseases, and Human Development (SiNMeD

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.