ISB on Cover of C&En Magazine

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By ISBUSA ISB researcher Sarah Li was featured on the cover of C&EN Magazine on Nov. 18. The cover story is about how instrumentation companies are teaming up with research organizations to gain access to valuable work that could help refine or develop new…

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…

New Publication: Pan-Cancer Project

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By Varsha Dhankani Bioinformatics Scientist, Shmulevich Group The Cancer Genome Atlas research network has launched the Pan-Cancer project to analyze multiple tumor types together to find common events across different tumors. The availability of large cohorts and multiple different types of data at the…

ISB Retreat 2013: Wellness and Community

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“This is the best retreat we’ve ever had – I say that every year. But this was a singular retreat in that it catalyzed an enormously interesting conversation about future opportunities.” – Lee Hood Every September, ISB holds an all-staff overnight retreat to step…

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…

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 Joins Global Alliance

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By Gustavo Glusman, ISB Senior Research Scientist ISB has joined the Global Alliance for responsible sharing of genomic and clinical data. You can read the white paper here. In the last couple of years, we (Family Genomics at ISB) moved from analyzing a handful…

Luxembourg-ISB Partnership: ‘An Unqualified Success’

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By Hsiao-Ching Chou LUXEMBOURG JOURNAL, June 12, 2013 – At the 17th-century Neumünster Abbey, the cultural heart of Luxembourg City, a small group of some of the world’s most cutting-edge scientists gathered on June 10-11, 2013, for a symposium to discuss the future of…

ISB Hosts TCGA Meeting

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Ilya Shmulevich, PhD, shares this message about our hosting a TCGA (The Cancer Genome Atlas) steering committee meeting at ISB. In the video below, Ilya explains the purpose of the meeting and chats briefly about “pan-cancer” – the effort to find commonalities among multiple…

A Bug’s Life: Discovery of Microbial Biological Clock May Shed Light on Ocean Health

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By Greg Zornetzer ISB News Team Oceans contain innumerable species of diatom microbes that are responsible for half of the Earth’s oxygen production, as well as CO2 removal, a critical exchange in the web of life. The current understanding of these single-celled organisms is…