Disease Detectives

November 12, 2009

ISB Co-founder and Executive Vice President Alan Aderem, PhD, and members of his lab were recently featured in a KCTS 9 Public Television show about Swine Flu and Bird Flu. To find out more about how ISB is helping to address the flu threat,

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ISB to Play Key Role in National Effort to Map Cancer Genome

November 10, 2009

SEATTLE, WA , Nov 10, 2009 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the Institute for Systems Biology, a non-profit biomolecular research institute based in Seattle, WA, nearly $8 million to help identify new drug targets and therapies for many of the most lethal cancers, in one of the most significant endeavors since the Human Genome Project: The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA).

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ISB Senior Research Scientists Alan Diercks discusses work being done at ISB to understand the Influenza virus and how it interacts with and activates the human immune system.

October 1, 2009

He spoke at Science on Tap, a community group of science enthusiasts. The presentation was filmed by KCTS 9 Public Television and can be viewed online.

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Dr. Alan Aderem at Seattle's Town Hall: A New Window on Immunology, Influenza and AIDS

July 1, 2009

Dr. Aderem discusses the work of his lab, how systems biology approaches are enabling a deep understanding the immune system's response to infections, and how these insights will lead to better strategies for combating pandemic infectious diseases.

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Leading U.S. Bioscience Pioneers Enter International Collaboration with Government of Luxembourg to Accelerate Biomedical Research

June 6, 2009

New York, – June 6, 2008 – Three of the United States' most prominent biomedical science leaders have been tapped by the government of Luxembourg for an unprecedented international collaboration to establish a bioscience center of excellence in the heart of the European Union.

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Washington Global Health Alliance Infectious Disease Experts Discuss Swine Flu Outbreak

May 4, 2009

On May 4 local researchers and public health officials, several of whom are national leaders in infectious disease research and policy, gathered to discuss the current swine flu outbreak and take questions from members of the community. ISB Senior Research Scientist Alan Dierks participated on the panel.

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