NSF Somalogic Using $1M in NSF Funding to Explore Quantum Biosensing Tech Premium The approach could allow for more portable applications of its SomaScan technology while also improving the specificity of its proteomic measurements. SomaLogic, Academic Collaborators Win $1M NSF Grant to Develop Proteomic Screening Assay Other grant recipients include scientists from the University of Chicago, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and the University of Washington. President Trump Signs Spending Package Boosting NIH Budget The budget for fiscal year 2020 includes increases for each of the NIH's institutes and centers, as well as the FDA and the NSF. Vanderbilt, Bruker Publish Data on Performance of timsTOF Flex MALDI Imaging System Premium The researchers suggested that the system's combination of speed and high coverage could enable new applications within the imaging mass spec space. University of Maine, Bigelow Lab to Lead $20M Aquatic Environmental DNA Research Initiative The five-year project aims to analyze environmental DNA in three Maine watersheds to improve the management of the state's coastal ecosystems. Oct 15, 2018 Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Indiana U Win $1.3M in NSF Funding for Genomics Program Sep 25, 2018 Aperiomics Wins $229K NSF Award for Metagenomic Sequencing-Based Pathogen ID Tech Aug 31, 2018 NSF Awards $10M in EDGE Program Grants Feb 12, 2018 White House Proposes 27 Percent Cut in NIH Funding in FY 2019, Then Suggests $9.2B Infusion Oct 27, 2017 NSF to Award $6M in EDGE Program Grants in 2018 Sep 22, 2017 Yale Awarded $1.8M NSF Grant to Establish Center for Genomically Encoded Materials Jun 13, 2017 NSF Awards Grants Supporting Genomic Tool Development May 8, 2017 Trump Signs Budget Into Law, NIH to Get $2B Increase Mar 28, 2017 White House Proposes $1.2B Cut to NIH Budget in 2017 Jan 24, 2017 NSF, USDA Award Microbiome Research Grants Jul 8, 2016 MBio Lands $218K NSF Grant for Water Toxin Testing Mar 2, 2016 FASEB Calls for Increased FY2017 Funding for NIH, Other Science Agencies Jan 14, 2016 Rebranding Reflects iPlant Platform's Growing Popularity in the Life Sciences, Other Domains Premium Aug 11, 2015 NSF Awards $2.6M to Fund Research on Plant Long Non-Coding RNAs Aug 4, 2015 NSF Awards KSU $1.6M for Wheat Genome Research Jul 15, 2015 NSF Awards Researchers $1.4M to Develop High-Quality Map of Cotton Genome Jun 9, 2015 Cornell Researchers Awarded $1.3M NSF Grant to Study Genetics of Rice Traits May 6, 2015 NSF Grants Cornell $5.5M for Genome Editing in Rice Mar 30, 2015 NSF Grants $671K for Genomic Biodiversity Research Led by UT Arlington Feb 2, 2015 President Obama Calls for $1B Increase in NIH Funding in 2016 Budget Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.