Valerie Logan Luncheon Raises $50K for Science Education Programs at ISB

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The Second Annual Valerie Logan Luncheon, which took place on Nov. 13, raised just over $50,000 for our education programs at Institute for Systems Biology. Guest speaker Julia Joo, who spent her summer as a high school intern here at ISB, shared with us…

ISB Hosts 2nd Annual Valerie Logan Luncheon on Nov. 13

Valerie Logan during the 2012 Valerie Logan Luncheon.

Photo above: Valerie Logan during the 2012 Valerie Logan Luncheon. To inspire students and imbue them with a love for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), we must inspire their teachers. ISB has always held this philosophy and, at the 2nd Annual Valerie Logan…

ISB Senior Software Engineers Win BioVis Award

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Congratulations to Dick Kreisberg, Ryan Bressler, Sheila Reynolds, Brady Bernard and Ilya Shmulevich on winning "Best Poster" at the BioVis 2013 conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Here's a link to the poster description. Ryo Sakai, who is currently a visiting researcher in the Shmulevich group…

Lee Hood Selected To Receive Research!America’s 2014 Geoffrey Beene Builders of Science Award

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Research!America Honors Leaders in Medical and Health Research Advocacy Glenn Close, Dr. Leroy Hood, Dr. Reed Tuckson, Kathy Giusti and the Progeria Research Foundation to Receive 2014 Research!America Advocacy Awards “This year’s honorees have transformed the lives of many individuals across the country through…

NIH Awards $45M to Alzheimer’s Research

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The National Institutes of Health announced $45 million in grants to support several research groups that are focused on Alzheimer's prevention. ISB's Price Lab will be working with the University of Florida to use systems biology to identify new therapeutic targets in the innate…

$500K Proof of Concept Grants Awarded to ISB Scientists

ISB's Jennifer Smith speaks to Jose Banda, superintendent of Seattle Public Schools, in this archived photo.

The Life Sciences Discovery Fund announced the recipients of $1.25 million in Proof of Concept grants. ISB’s Brady Bernard, of the Shmulevich Group, and Jennifer Smith, of the Aitchison Group, each will receive grants totaling almost $500,000. From the LSDF press release: “For-profit and…

Awards: ‘Seven over 70′ Best Innovators

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Dr. Lee Hood, ISB’s president, was named one of Seven Over 70 best innovators in MIT Technology Review Magazine. The list recognizes leaders for their lifelong achievements in innovation. Here’s an excerpt from the story: ” ‘The physician and biologist Leroy Hood helped create…

Collaboration: $16.6M TB Grant

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ISB will collaborate with Seattle BioMed and ETH Zurich on a $16.6 million tuberculosis grant from the National Institutes of Health. Seattle BioMed issued this press release today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEATTLE, AUG. 15 — Seattle BioMed has been awarded a grant from the…

ISB in Antarctica: Researcher Receives Medal

Allison Lee, a research associate at ISB, received an Antarctica Service Medal.

Allison Lee, who traveled to Antarctica this spring aboard a research cruise on an icebreaker in the Ross Sea, just received an Antarctic Service Medal for her participation. The medal was created by Congress and presented by the National Science Foundation to those who…

Ranish Lab Receives $156K Grant

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Congratulations to ISB faculty member Jeff Ranish and his group on receiving a new grant for $156,000. The award is for collaborative work with Peter Myler at Seattle BioMed on “Base J and transcription termination in Leishmania.” Here’s the public health relevance statement from…