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Supercomputer Apps Tackle Cancer, Autism, Heart Attacks

April 4, 2013

By Neil Versel, InformationWeek
April 04, 2013

Healthcare and life sciences applications took the top three spots in a $100,000 contest from YarcData, a unit of supercomputing pioneer Cray, to showcase the power of graph analytics.

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Medical Science May Be the Answer to Budget Woes

March 28, 2013

“Sequestration” has forced the National Institutes of Health – the leading funder of biomedical research – to halt or cut funding to thousands of potentially groundbreaking research projects. On the 10th Anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project, we can’t let the ongoing tug-of-war in Congress over spending priorities threaten the revolutionary work that is taking place in medical science. Quite the opposite, recent advances in science and medicine have the potential to reduce healthcare’s drain on the federal budget and spur economic growth.

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Nature Biotechnology Publication: A 'Google Map' of Human Metabolism

March 3, 2013

ISB associate professor Nathan Price and Evangelos Simeonidis, a visiting scholar from Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB is a major strategic partner with ISB), contributed to this paper – “A community-driven global reconstruction of human metabolism”

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Key Cell Mechanics Study Reveals the Role of Nuclear Pore Proteins

February 28, 2013

Seattle BioMed issued this release regarding the publication in Cell of a paper co-authored by Dr. John Aitchison, who is the executive director for integrative biology at ISB. READ THE PAPER.

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ISB, AB Sciex Partner on Mass Spec Workflow

February 6, 2013

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Institute for Systems Biology and AB Sciex today announced a partnership aimed at the development of a new mass spectrometry workflow.

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National Medal of Science Recipient Predicts Patient-Driven Medicine

February 5, 2013

Among the 12 recipients of the 2012 National Medal of Science honored by President Barack Obama was Leroy (Lee) Hood, MD, PhD, president and cofounder of the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, Washington. A White House ceremony was held February 1.

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Sapphire’s ‘CJ’ Warner lauds Dr. Leroy Hood for National Medal of Science

February 5, 2013

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On the occasion of Systems Biology president Dr. Leroy Hood being awarded a National Medal of Science from President Obama at a ceremony in the White House, Sapphire Energy’s CEO and Chairman Cynthia ‘CJ’ Warner made the following statement:

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Dr. Lee Hood Receives National Medal of Science

February 1, 2013

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CONTACT: David Postman 360-902-0632

OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement on the awarding to Dr. Leroy Hood of a National Medal of Science from President Barack Obama at the White House:

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