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Xconomy Seattle 2035

Attend Xconomy’s Seattle 2035 on Oct. 30 at ISB’s event space (401 Terry Ave. N., Room 106). This conference, co-hosted by Northeastern University, highlights the next 20 years and beyond to explore long-term prospects of the local high-tech… Read More

ISB President Dr. Lee Hood raises a toast to ISB's Consilience Program during an event at artist Ginny Ruffner's home.

Consilience Program: ISB Co-Hosts Kickoff Event with Cornish

Oct. 2, 2015 –The Consilience Program at Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) was launched in an effort to bring together science, arts and humanities to engage a wider public around ISB’s mission, systems biology approach, and core values…. Read More

"Science is about changing your mind. A lot. I started out life in science as a process systems engineer. That meant plenty of math and optimization, but the goal was always improved production, improved margins, bigger gains. When I had the opportunity to move into systems biology, I saw a chance to do research with the potential to inspire me."  VANGELIS SIMEONIDIS, Visiting Scholar, Price Lab


Congratulations to Nyasha Chambwe (Shmulevich Lab) and Vangelis Simeonidis (Price Lab; pictured above) who have been accepted by the UW STEP Program. Formerly called “Future Faculty Fellows Apprenticeship,” the program provides training sessions that introduce effective teaching strategies,… Read More



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEATTLE, WA and FALLS CHURCH, VA, Sept. 23, 2015—The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) and the Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) announced today a new release of Kaviar, the most comprehensive collection of human genomic… Read More


Public Event: David Bolinsky Presents at ISB on October 1

Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) and Cornish College of the Arts host David Bolinsky, accomplished medical illustrator and animator, to give a public presentation and screening at ISB for the October South Lake Union Art Walk. David Bolinsky… Read More


Researchers determine architecture of a macromolecular complex regulating gene expression and DNA repair

General transcription factor TFIIH plays central roles in gene transcription and DNA repair ISB researchers and collaborators map the architecture of the TFIIH complex using powerful crosslinking-mass spectrometry (CXMS) technology and integrative modeling Structural maps provide critical insights… Read More


ISB’s Summer Interns Brightest of the Bright

Photo above: ISB’s high school interns presented their research. Every summer, ISB and ISB’s Center for Systems Biology welcome undergraduate and high school students for internships in our labs. Each student is paired with a mentor and works… Read More


ISB Q&A: Cora Chadick, Core Facilities Coordinator

Q: What is your role as Core Facilities Coordinator? Cora Chadick: In the Molecular and Cell (MC) Core, I train researchers how to use and/or I operate for them lab instrumentation such as flow cytometers, fluorescence microscopes, pipetting… Read More

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Dr. Robert Moritz Promoted to Professor

A message from… By Dr. Lee Hood President, Institute for Systems Biology As most of you know, Rob Moritz has recently been promoted to full professor at ISB—a promotion long overdue. As long as I have known Rob,… Read More

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Dine out for a cause at FareStart and Support ISB, too!

If you live in Seattle or happen to be in Seattle on Aug. 27, consider attending the FareStart Guest Chef Night fundraising dinner, which will feature ISB’s communications director Hsiao-Ching Chou (who also is a food writer and… Read More