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Institute for Systems Biology Appoints Pioneer in Systems Genetics to Leadership Role

August 24, 2010

SEATTLE, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 – The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) announced today that Joseph Nadeau, PhD, an internationally renowned expert in genetics, genomics, bioinformatics and mouse models of human disease, has been appointed to the newly established position of Director of Research and Academic Affairs. He will also serve as Professor and will join ISB on September 1, 2010.

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INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY TO MOVE HEADQUARTERS TO VULCAN REAL ESTATE BUILDING IN SOUTH LAKE UNION

August 18, 2010

SEATTLE, August 18, 2010 – Vulcan Real Estate today announced that the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) will be moving its global headquarters to Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. ISB has signed a lease for approximately 140,000 square feet of office and laboratory space in Vulcan's 401 Terry Avenue N. Building, which will be home to more than 330 ISB employees starting in spring 2011.

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ISB Co-founder and President Lee Hood discusses genetic research at Seattle's Town Hall

May 10, 2010

Hood recaps the Human Genome Project, ties it into recent research, and discusses where this technology is headed.

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First Whole Genome Sequencing of Family of Four Reveals New Genetic Power

March 11, 2010

SEATTLE, WA , March 11, 2010 – The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) has analyzed the first whole genome sequences of a human family of four. The findings of a project funded through a partnership between ISB and the University of Luxembourg was published online today by Science on its Science Express website. It demonstrates the benefit of sequencing entire families, including lowering error rates, identifying rare genetic variants and identifying disease-linked genes.

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