Friday, 18 October 2019

BioTech News

  • Jonathan Song appointed BDE for C3i in Asia

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: C3i, the leader in service desk support and business process outsourcing (BPO) services for the life sciences industry, announced the appointment of Dr Jonathan Song to business ...Read more

  • Japanese, Thai institutes sign bio-conservation MoU

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: A phase III memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Thailand's BIOTEC and Japan's National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) on October 24, 2012, at the ...Read more

  • World Food Laureate: “Over regulation is killing the science”

    BioTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2014

    Dr Marc Van Montagu, who won the 2013 World Food Prize, is considered to be the Father of GM technology by many. He is credited with the discovery of the Ti-plasmid, which not only acts as ...Read more

  • IKP provides platform for global innovation exchange

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Nov, 2012

    Hyderabad: IKP knowledge park (IKP), a 200-acre pollution free zone in the Genome Valley of Hyderabad, which nestles around 47 companies, organized the annual International Knowledge Millen...Read more

  • New hydrogel destroys superbugs

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers from the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) and IBM Research unveiled the first-ever antimicrobial hydrogel that can break apart biofilms and destr...Read more

  • International consortium advances cotton research

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: An international consortium of scientists assembled a 'gold standard' sequence of the simplest cotton variety (Gossypium raimondii) and compared it to 'draft' sequences of three ...Read more

  • Singapore opens research centre for circulating tumour cell

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and Clearbridge BioMedics, in partnership with the Pathology Department at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) have together established Circ...Read more

  • Verastem enters research collaboration with Eisai

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Verastem, a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat breast and other cancers by targeting cancer stem cells, announced a research collabora...Read more

  • Taiwan promotes genomics research

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, and Fujitsu Taiwan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for building a platform of genomics and bioinformatics ...Read more

  • Zebrafish holds clue to drug-resistant epilepsy: NIH

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: According to a research by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), US, zebrafish carrying a specific mutation may help researchers discover treatments f...Read more

  • AB Sciex gets Frost's mass spectrometry award

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Sep, 2013

    September: Market analysis firm, Frost & Sullivan has awarded AB Sciex the 2013 Global Market Share Leadership Award for Mass Spectrometry. Frost & Sullivan reports that the award ...Read more

  • Will the next blockbuster emerge from Asia?

    BioTech |  Opinion | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 17 Oct, 2012

    Blockbusters and super profits. Will the bioscience industry in this decade see these words come to life? More importantly, will these new examples emerge from companies in Asia? Two years...Read more

  • Historic end to 4-year gene patenting battle in US

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: The US Supreme Court has put an end to the epic four-year-long lawsuit involving Association for Molecular Pathology Vs Myriad Genetics. The Supreme Court gave a win-win verdict ...Read more

  • The shift from treatment to prevention

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Many healthcare experts believe exigent healthcare costs are controllable by focusing on the pre-emptive component of healthcare. Following this trend, a lot of emphasis was rec...Read more

  • Complete Genomics, BGI-Shenzhen to merge

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Complete Genomics and BGI-Shenzhen, China, entered into a definitive merger agreement according to which a wholly-owned US subsidiary of BGI will launch a tender offer to purcha...Read more

  • One compound to kill all known malarial strains

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: A recently discovered compound from the aminopyridine class could be a potential single-dose cure for all strains of malaria. The compound might also be able to block transmissio...Read more

  • Bionomics seeks $4.2 mn R&D tax incentive

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Bionomics has lodged its FY 2012 tax return and registered with AusIndustry (on behalf of Innovation Australia) for the Australian R&D tax incentive. Bionomics anticipates t...Read more

  • Japan study: Sugar solution makes tissue transparent

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers from Japan's RIKEN Center for Developmental biology have developed a new sugar and water-based solution that turns tissues transparent in just three days, without dis...Read more



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