News file for: Genome Institute of Singapore
Scientists have found that tiny changes to a person’s genetic sequence are associated with one’s educational level.
A*STAR’s GIS and Sengenics will partner on cancer biomarker discovery with the aim of identifying and validating auto-antibodies that can be used to detect early-stage cancers.
A*STAR has signed an agreement with QuantuMDx, a UK-based biotech developing handheld diagnostics and whole genome sequencing devices.
Dr. Patrick Tan from A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore has received the 2013 Chen New Investigator Award from the international Human Genome Organization.
An international team of researchers has identified 11 new genes associated with human body measurements like height and weight.
Scientists have developed a method to study the evolution of microbes and cancer cells by detecting mutations as they happen.
An international team of scientists have completed the largest study into the genetic causes of poor eyesight.
Scientists in Singapore have identified genes for central corneal thickness that may cause potentially blinding eye conditions such as glaucoma.
A*STAR and Fluidigm Corporation have established a research center dedicated to the understanding of how individual cells work.
An international group of scientists has identified three genetic regions that predispose Asian women who have never smoked to lung cancer.