Targeted mutagenesis is being used to create live-attenuated vaccines against the chikungunya virus.
A*STAR researchers have identified four peptide sequences that distinguish the Zika virus from other flaviviruses, with implications for diagnostics and vaccine development.
The antiviral protein Viperin keeps immune cells in check to prevent joint swelling during chikungunya virus infection.
A deadly bacterium uses cellular proteins as bait to sabotage a pathway that enables immune response
A joint research center at the A*STAR Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology aims to improve infectious disease diagnostics
The infection of one dengue virus subtype can lead to the production of antibodies that confer protection against other dengue virus subtypes
An innovative system for detecting and identifying the viruses responsible for infectious disease should facilitate decentralized screening of suspect cases
A device that runs on batteries and fits in the palm of your hand can detect viruses in just 35 minutes
A virus, dormant for two decades, re-emerges after evolving to evade its host’s natural defenses
The Singapore Immunology Network has launched a US$2 million program to identify biomarkers for this ancient infectious disease
Individuals carrying variants of a gene involved in controlling the immune response are prone to infection