National University of Singapore 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. Singapore's MiRxes Sets Out to Sell Gastric Cancer Test Across Asia Premium The assay underwent clinical validation at three centers in Singapore and 5,248 patients were ultimately screened using the test. Singapore Team Develops Digital Real-Time PCR Method to Measure Telomeres The assay, called the single telomere absolute-length rapid (STAR) assay, uses Fluidigm microfluidic chips and was found to be accurate and sensitive. Singapore's Avatamed Raises $1M in Seed Funding Avatamed will use the funds to expand into the Asia-Pacific market and set up a lab in Singapore to provide precision cancer drug screening services. 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 May 29, 2012 Studies Explore Genetics Behind Hepatitis B and C Virus-Associated Liver Cancers Load More Breaking News MERS-Related Coronavirus Among Viruses Found in Swiss Bat Screening Study Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.