Press Releases

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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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Signature Science Becomes First Private Laboratory to Implement STACS® Casework

Signature Science’s casework laboratory joins public DNA crime laboratories across the country in implementing the intuitive laboratory information management system. AUSTIN, TEXAS – May 12, 2020 – Signature Science, LLC, has implemented STACS Casework DNA sample tracking and laboratory management software in its ANAB-accredited laboratory in Austin, TX. The decision... MORE
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Signature Science Team Awarded Phase 3 Funding for IARPA Fun GCAT Program

AUSTIN, TEXAS – April 21, 2020 – Signature Science, LLC has been selected to continue their support of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) in Phase 3 of the Functional Genomic and Computational Assessment of Threats (Fun GCAT) program. The research team will continue development of the Sequence to... MORE
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SigSci Providing Chemical Analysis Support to DHS TESSA Program

As a subcontractor to Northeastern University, Signature Science will characterize sampling and extraction methods for explosives residue analysis. AUSTIN, TEXAS — March 17, 2020 — Signature Science, LLC has been selected by Northeastern University as a performer on its project supporting the Department of Homeland Security’s Trace Explosives Sampling for... MORE