universal RNA sequencing: Workflow Development

Unbiased metagenomic detection of RNA viruses for rapid identification of viral pathogens in clinical samples:...

Abstract: Unbiased long read sequencing approaches for clinical metagenomic sample analysis holds enormous potential for pathogen detection, including improved detection of unknown, novel or emerging viruses. However, the rapid rate of development in nanopore sequencing and library preparation methods complicates the process of selecting a standardized method for unbiased RNA... MORE
aerosol cloud in pnk purple and blue. new IARPA Chemical Program Underway - Picard

IARPA Announces PICARD Program Kickoff

February 23, 2024 • An article posted to Intelligence Community News detailed the announcement from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) of the Pursuing Intelligent Complex Aerosols for Rapid Detection (PICARD) Project kickoff, which took place on February 21, 2024. Signature Science is a proud member of the project team. From the... MORE

Inaugural CAG Symposium Fosters Deeper Understanding of Key FIGG Topics

Roundtable discussions offered small groups the opportunity to discuss their challenges in the space of FIGG and offer solutions In recent years, Forensic Investigative Genetic Genealogy (FIGG) has become a primary focus of large forensic conferences as laboratories explore the adoption of the associated technologies and workflows, law enforcement officials... MORE
biomade team paper published

Published in Science “Trends in Biotechnology”: Shaping the future US bioeconomy through safety, security, sustainability,...

Abstract Biomanufacturing practitioners and researchers describe the norms that should govern the growing, global field, to include safety, security, sustainability, and social responsibility. These ‘4S Principles’ should be broadly adopted so that the future of the field may provide the greatest benefits to society. The Promise of the Bioeconomy: Bioindustrial manufacturing... MORE

HORIZON Newsletter – January 2024

If your February plans take you to Denver for the 2024 AAFS Annual Conference, you'll find many ways to engage with CAG Analysts: Find us in the exhibit hall. We are participating in the Passport to Prizes, so be sure to stop by booth #613 to get your SigSci stamp... MORE

Dr. Joe McDonough Joins Signature Science’s Managers Committee

McDonough serves as Vice President of Southwest Research Institute’s Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division AUSTIN, TEXAS — November 16, 2023 - Signature Science, LLC is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Joe McDonough to its Managers Committee. In 2022, Dr. McDonough was named Vice President of the Chemistry and... MORE

HORIZON Newsletter – October 2023

As forensic investigative genetic genealogy (FIGG) becomes widely used in forensic investigations, labs need practical insight on implementing this powerful technique. The CAGS brings scientists, academics, and legal experts together to share their perspectives in a focused event designed for the forensic analyst. Don't miss the chance to learn from the... MORE