National Medal of Science Profile of Dr. Lee Hood

February 13, 2013

Here's the profile video of Dr. Lee Hood that was made for the National Medal of Science gala. (If you have trouble seeing this embedded video, visit this link.)

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A Personal Love

February 11, 2013

Here is my personal ode to DNA. Valentine’s day is coming and this ode is overdue. For those of you attending my talk on personal genome sequencing tonight (Monday, February 11) at 7 p.m. at Wilde Rover in Kirkland, I have put in some links to books that I think you might really enjoying reading.

What does the genome mean to me personally? How is it personal?

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2012 ISB Highlights

December 31, 2012

Dr. Lee Hood raises a Starbucks to toast his receiving the
National Medal of Science.

2012 was a busy year for ISB! Here's a baker's dozen of highlights from our year. Thank you for your support and happy new year!

MARCH -- Dr. Lee Hood appeared in the NOVA special "Cracking Your Genetic Code." link

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National Academy of Inventors 2012 Charter Fellow: Dr. Lee Hood

December 18, 2012

This is the press release from the National Academy of Inventors:


National Academy of Inventors announces 2012 NAI Charter Fellows

98 academic inventors and innovators elected to high honor

TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2012)—The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 98 innovators to NAI Charter Fellow status, representing 54 prestigious research universities and non-profit research institutes.

Together, the new Fellows hold more than 3,200 U.S. patents.

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Profiles of Innovation: Lee Hood at Northeastern University

November 8, 2012

Our Lee Hood was the featured guest on Nov. 5 at Boston's Northeastern University for the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series. You can read the accompanying news story here.

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How Systems Biology Can Help Improve 'Green Crude' - aka Algae Fuel

November 1, 2012

Sapphire Energy and ISB today announced a partnership that will lead to exciting discoveries in commercial algae fuel production. You can read the release here. But to hear directly from Dr. Nitin Baliga, who is ISB's Director for Integrative Biology, on why this partnership is unique, watch this short interview:


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Dr. Lee Hood's Recent Paper

August 10, 2012

This paper, co-authored by Lee Hood, Rudi Balling and Charles Auffray, was published in Biotechnology Journal.

"Revolutionizing medicine in the 21st century through systems approaches"

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One of ISB's Superpowers: Mass Spectrometry

July 24, 2012


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Mark Sartain at the quadrupole time of flight mass spectrometer.

I recently observed ISB at its creative, cross-disciplinary, collaborative best. The story came to my attention during a lab meeting and it involved Dr. Mark Sartain, whose desk is kitty corner to mine.

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ISB Co-Authored Nature Paper Featured in the New York Times

July 19, 2012

The Ilya Shmulevich Group at ISB has been participating in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project as a Genome Data Analysis Center.

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ISB Featured in Google I/O Conference Keynote

June 28, 2012

(Image from Ars Technica live blog.)

(Shmulevich Lab group members watching at ISB.)

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