Visionaries Imagine Seattle in 2062

January 23, 2012

Seattle Met Magazine's Februaray 2012 issue commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle and features commentary from visionaries who predict what the world will be like in 2062.

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Program Raised 8th Grade Science Achievment Scores In High-Poverty Seattle Schools by 44 Percent

December 7, 2011

(This video from helps to put into perspective the importance of science education for our students as well as our teachers.)

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ISB Scientists Discover How Microbes Adapt Quickly to New Environments

December 5, 2011

SEATTLE - Relocating is stressful, even for a microbe. Knowing how a microorganism can quickly adapt to challenges of a new habitat helps researchers better understand how commensals (good microbes) and pathogens colonize diverse environments including soil, plant roots, and the human gut. Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) researchers are the first to discover that a protein once thought to have no regulatory function in microbes actually helps them to rapidly adapt to new environments.

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ISB Co-founder and President Lee Hood discusses systems biology and systems medicine at a recent Yahoo Labs "Big Thinkers" talk.

September 16, 2011

Leroy Hood wants to change the field of medicine from a reactive to a proactive one, making healthcare more effective, more personal, and cheaper...

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ISB Appoints Sissy Walsh Bouchard as Vice President of Development

July 13, 2011

SEATTLE - Wednesday, July 13, 2011 -- A former University of Washington star fundraiser will now lead philanthropy and communications for the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB). Sissy Walsh Bouchard, EdD has been named vice president of development and will direct ISB's fundraising programs and initiatives and maximize visibility of ISB's mission and strategic goals. She will serve as a member of the senior management team.

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Institute for Systems Biology Opens New Global Headquarters in South Lake Union Neighborhood

May 9, 2011

SEATTLE - May 9, 2011 -- The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) announced it has recently opened its new global headquarters in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood, occupying nearly 140,000 square feet of Class A office and laboratory space in Vulcan Real Estate's 401 Terry Avenue N. Building. ISB's new facility is home to 300 staff and collaborators, and will enable the Institute to double the size of its faculty over the next decade.

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