NSF Different Sort of Boost The US House of Representatives passes two bills to increase scientific research funding, the New York Times reports. Boosts Requested President Joe Biden is seeking an increase in federal spending, including higher budgets for the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bit of a Boost A bill seeks to increase the National Science Foundation budget and establish a new directorate there, according to Science. 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. 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 In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.