US Air Force Federal Agencies Collaborate to Solicit Proposals for SARS-CoV-2 Testing Supply Chain Scale-up The collaborators are requesting submissions including budget proposals to scale all supporting components of diagnostic test manufacturing. US Air Force Studying Impact of Exome Sequencing in Routine Care The study aims to explore the "unique benefits and challenges" or incorporating genomic information into the routine care of active duty Air Force members. Air Force Sequencing Study to Inform Broader Genomic Medicine Implementation Among Service Members Premium The study being conducted under the Genomes2People umbrella will explore how best to introduce genetic information into the routine care of active duty service members. USAF Funds Sanford-Burnham Chemical Screening Initiative NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burhnam Medical research Institute said today it has received a grant from the US Department of the Air Force to use cell-based assays to study the potential toxicity of large collections of chemicals. US Air Force Provides Duke $3.2M to Study Diabetes, Heart Disease NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Air Force is providing $3.2 million to the Duke Center for Personalized and Precision Medicine to conduct research into diabetes and heart disease. Sep 26, 2012 Coriell, Air Force Collaborate to Train Military Medical Personnel, Assess Value of Genomic Medicine Premium Dec 1, 2009 Idaho Technology Lands $3.3M from DoD Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.