National University of Singapore Science Papers Present More Than Two Dozen Maize Genomes, Approach for Studying RNA Modifications In Science this week: researchers present de novo genome assemblies and additional data for 26 maize lines, and more. SMART Team Improves Virus Detection Speed With Quantitative CRISPR-Based Isothermal Amplification Premium Originally developed to detect contamination of cell therapy products, the method combines CRISPR and PCR technology and can be used to quantify viral loads. Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more. Singapore Precision Medicine Program to Analyze Genetics of 150K Citizens The program is part of a 10-year initiative focused on establishing the frameworks and infrastructure to roll out precision medicine throughout the country. Study Finds SARS-CoV-2-Related Bat Viruses in Thailand The researchers also found SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies in Thai bats and pangolins, suggesting that the progenitor virus may have originated outside of China. Aug 10, 2020 Singapore's Avatamed Raises $1M in Seed Funding May 6, 2020 GWAS Meta-Analysis of East Asian Individuals Link 60 New Loci to Diabetes Risk Mar 27, 2020 10x Genomics Joins Single-Cell Multi-Omics Alliance to Develop Antibody Therapies for Coronavirus Oct 17, 2019 Three Asian Populations Sequenced for Singapore 10K Genome Project Sep 19, 2019 Inex Innovate to Launch New Molecular Tests for Ovarian Cancer, Breast Cancer in Asia Premium Aug 30, 2019 Proteona Collaborating With AI Singapore on Single-Cell Multi-Omic Data Analysis Jun 17, 2019 Risky Epstein-Barr Virus Variants Found in South China Nasopharyngeal Cancer Cases Oct 23, 2018 Proteona Licenses Sequencing-Based Protein Analysis Technology Jul 26, 2018 Proof-of-Concept Study Finds Feasibility, Not Clinical Utility of Gastric Cancer Genomic Classifier Feb 20, 2018 Singapore's National University Cancer Institute, HealthSeq Asia Partner to Study AML Genomes Dec 14, 2017 Inex Innovations Exchange Developing Fetal Cell-Based NIPT to Expand Test Portfolio Premium Oct 9, 2017 Durian Genome Informs Smelly Fruit Features May 18, 2015 Sciex, Singapore's PPC to Collaborate on Proteomic Cancer Biomarker Discovery Apr 23, 2015 Agilent to Provide National University of Singapore with Access to Bioanalytical Tech Apr 16, 2014 NUS Spinout Endofotonics Launches with New Cancer Diagnosis Technology Apr 14, 2014 Thermo Fisher, National University of Singapore Ink Life Sciences MOU Oct 30, 2013 IP Watch: Life Tech, Hologic, National U of Singapore, Others Win US Patents Premium Oct 10, 2013 A*STAR, NUS Launch Center for Research into Nutrition, Metabolic Diseases Jan 21, 2013 Array Firm Ayoxxa Raises $530K, Reaches Deal with NUS for Technology Development Nov 6, 2012 Former Harvard Nanopore Member to Start New Graphene Nanopore Sequencing Lab in Singapore Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.