DOE Different Sort of Boost The US House of Representatives passes two bills to increase scientific research funding, the New York Times reports. More Nominees for Science Roles US President Joe Biden has announced additional nominees for science leadership roles, Science reports. Metagenomic Microbiome Analysis Expands Known Phylogenetic Diversity of Earth's Bacteria, Archaea This microbial catalog can help in understanding secondary-metabolite biosynthetic potential and resolving thousands of host linkages to uncultivated viruses. New Human Gut Microbial Catalog Expands Number of Reference Genomes, Known Proteins The Unified Human Gastrointestinal Genome (UHGG) and Unified Human Gastrointestinal Protein (UHGP) catalogs include more than 4,600 human gut microbial representatives. DoE Awards $64M in Funding to Groups Using Genomics to Study Plants, Microbes The projects are focused on the impact of microbe communities on soil nutrient cycling, and the relationship between gene function and beneficial plant traits. Nov 15, 2016 Nvidia Partners With NCI, DOE on Cancer Research Supercomputer Mar 3, 2016 NCI, DOE Partner to Provide Supercomputing Infrastructure, Other Resources for Cancer Research Premium Nov 12, 2015 USDA, DOE to Award $4M in Funding for Genomic-Based Biofuel Research Jun 25, 2015 JGI Researchers Develop Automated Protocol to Decontaminate Microbial Sequences Premium Jun 19, 2015 US Energy Department Provides $30M for Sorghum Crop Development Feb 25, 2015 JGI, Stanford Tap Spiral's Software for Energy Research, Variant Detection Jul 17, 2014 DOE, USDA Pump $12.6M into Bioenergy, Feedstock Genomics Projects Dec 13, 2013 USDA, DOE Award $8M in Joint Bioenergy Genomics Grants Apr 5, 2013 DOE's $375M for Bioenergy Centers Fuels Genomics and Systems Bio Science Apr 4, 2013 FASEB Seeks Budget Bump at NIH, Fed Agencies to Regain Lost Ground Jul 26, 2012 DOE, USDA Pump $10M into Bioenergy Genomics Projects Dec 15, 2011 House Votes to Extend, Expand SBIR Program Nov 21, 2011 DOE, USDA to Offer Funds for Biomass Genomics Oct 14, 2011 WUSTL Wins DOE Funds to Lead Biofuel Research Project Aug 31, 2011 DOE's Argonne Lab Plans $34.5M Protein Crystallization Facility Aug 12, 2011 DOE, USDA Award $12.2M for Biofuel Genomics Jul 14, 2011 DOE Starts Systems Biology Knowledgebase Collaboration May 10, 2011 Florida Lands $5.4M for Sorghum Fuels Oct 19, 2010 University of Oklahoma to Study Tundra, Grassland Metagenomics Sep 3, 2010 USDA, DOE Partner to Fund Biofuel Genomics Research Load More Breaking News FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people 65 and older or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.