USDA Deer Exposure About 40 percent of deer in a handful of US states carry antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News. Half the Size The US Department of Agriculture research agencies that relocated to Kansas City are smaller than they used to be, NPR reports. Long Time to Recover The New York Times looks into the waning influence of science on US governmental policy-making. Not Much Staff Left to Work The Washington Post reports the loss of staff following USDA agencies' move has affected their ability to release and conduct reports and allot funding. Needed to Ask First A new report says the US Department of Agriculture's plan relocate two USDA science agencies may violate the 2018 appropriations act, the Washington Post says. Jan 24, 2017 NSF, USDA Award Microbiome Research Grants Aug 24, 2016 Clemson Awarded Three-Year Grant for Computational Genomics Training Program Aug 12, 2016 Genomic Studies Tackle Banana Plant Pathogens Jun 27, 2016 SNP Chips Driving Revolution in Dairy Cow Breeding Premium Nov 12, 2015 USDA, DOE to Award $4M in Funding for Genomic-Based Biofuel Research Oct 6, 2015 USDA Awards Researchers $6.5M to Advance Plant Disease Resistance With Genomics Aug 12, 2015 USDA Awards $27.6M in Grants to Improve Food Security With Genomics, Other Technologies Jul 15, 2015 NSF Awards Researchers $1.4M to Develop High-Quality Map of Cotton Genome Apr 15, 2015 USDA Grants UC Davis $498K to Study Genetic Traits of Lactic Acid Bacteria Feb 5, 2015 NAGRP Bioinformatics Arm Seeks Input from Livestock Genomics Community to Set Future Priorities Premium Jan 26, 2015 Use of MDx Tests for Animal Health on the Rise, but Cost Concerns Present Significant Hurdle Premium Dec 11, 2014 Arrayit Signs CRADA with USDA to Develop Food Safety Technology Nov 11, 2014 USDA Clears RNAi-modified Potato, Alfalfa Premium Oct 9, 2014 USDA Awards $10M to Researchers Developing DNA Tools for Rosaceous Crops Oct 9, 2014 USDA Kicks off Four Research Programs Involving RNAi Gene Silencing Premium Aug 18, 2014 Eureka Genomics Nets $450K USDA Grant for Bovine Genotyping Assay Jul 17, 2014 DOE, USDA Pump $12.6M into Bioenergy, Feedstock Genomics Projects Jun 16, 2014 USDA to Pump $25M into Genetics, Genomics Studies Targeting Citrus Pest Feb 27, 2014 Delaware to Lead $3.9M Multidisciplinary Genomics Study of Maize Disease Resistance Jan 22, 2014 Beyond Small Bump to NIH, 2014 Budget Boosts Funds to Other Science Agencies 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 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.