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SigSci Develops R Package to Support Accurate U.S. COVID-19 Forecasting

Authors: VP Nagraj, Chris Hulme-Lowe, Stephanie L. Guertin, Stephen D. Turner Abstract: Infectious disease forecasting has been a useful tool for public health planning and messaging during the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with the CDC, the organizers of the COVID-19 Forecast Hub have created a mechanism for forecasters from academia, industry, and... MORE
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SigSci Awarded Contract to Develop Single-use Synthetic Opioid Detection System

AUSTIN, TEXAS – May 25, 2021 – The U.S. Navy has awarded a one-year, $292,814.70 contract to Signature Science for the development of a self-contained, single-use lateral flow immunoassay (LFA) system for the detection of synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl. First responders currently use procedures to detect synthetic opioids that... MORE

IARPA extends support to Signature Science’s development of a laboratory-based model to predict the evolution...

AUSTIN, TEXAS – May 18, 2021– The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has awarded a second phase contract extension to Signature Science, LLC to further the development of a laboratory-based model of viral evolution of pandemic viruses. Signature Science engineered non-replication competent SARS-CoV-2 vectors as proof-of-concept in the initial... MORE
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Milton B. Lee Joins Signature Science’s Managers Committee

AUSTIN, TEXAS — March 23, 2021 - Signature Science LLC is pleased to announce that Milton B. Lee, P.E., has joined its Managers Committee. In his accomplished career in the energy sector, Lee led CPS Energy in San Antonio as CEO and General Manager from 2002–2010 and served as COO,... MORE
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Horizon: Signature Science to Attend Virtual 73rd AAFS

AAFS – February 16–19. The 73rd Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting has gone virtual! The breadth and depth of the latest in forensic science will be available to you from the comfort of your home and will remain online for a full 90 days. We’re excited to be contributing... MORE
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Horizon: Committed to Cooperation

The scientists at the Center for Advanced Genomics know that the best outcomes result from collaboration, and that’s why we, in partnership with Sam Houston State University, are so excited to join the Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS) as an industrial member. CARFS is an Industry University Cooperative Research... MORE
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Fractionation of DNA and Protein from Individual Latent Fingerprints for Forensic Analysis

Abstract: Human touch samples represent a significant portion of forensic DNA casework. Yet, the generally low abundance of genetic material combined with the predominantly extracellular nature of DNA in these samples makes DNA-based forensic analysis exceptionally challenging. Human proteins present in these same touch samples offer an abundant and environmentally-robust alternative.... MORE