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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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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ISB Innovation in Action

May 8, 2012

(Editor's Note: This post shows a wonderful example of the collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial ethic that ISB nurtures. Even if the science or technology is difficult to explain concisely, the cross-disciplinary and integrative nature of how our work is done and the pioneering spirit come through. How cool is that?)

Kristian Swearingen and the re-engineered FAIMS device.

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Genome Ethics

March 28, 2012

The Health and Human Service human research regulations are being revised. Scientists' input on whole genome sequencing data may shape the future of research. It's great that the article below says that change is "imminent."

Here's an article that describes the issue:

DNA Mapped in a Day Prompts U.S. Review of Genome Ethics

And here's a document from the Department of Health and Human Services:

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Medicine 2.0: A Digital You

February 21, 2012

Dr. Eric Topol was a guest on KUOW/NPR (mp3 audio) this morning to discuss his new book "The Creative Destruction of Medicine" which talks about how the digital revolution can dramatically change healthcare and the practice of medicine.

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Biomedical Pioneer: Dr. Leroy Hood

August 26, 2011

Dr. Leroy Hood, ISB's president and co-founder, was featured in this Q&A in Medgadget:

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