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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

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ISB Q&A: Chris Witwer, CIP

Q: What is your role as the Associate Director for Compliance? CW: I am responsible for providing leadership on complex risk management issues, ensuring program accountability, and driving the Institute’s compliance efforts in a complex, often ambiguous, regulatory… Read More


Lee Hood Startup Arivale Raises $36M Series B Funding

Arivale, the scientific wellness startup co-founded by ISB President Dr. Lee Hood and Dr. Nathan Price, announced that it raised a $36 million Series B round of funding. Here are some highlights from the coverage so far: Seattle… Read More

ISB senior research scientist Qiang Tian has received a promotion at the University of Washington to Affiliate Associate Professor.

ISB’s Qiang Tian Receives UW Promotion to Affiliate Associate Professor

June 29, 2015 – Congratulations to Qiang Tian, MD, PhD, ISB senior research scientist and head of the Cancer and Stem Cell Group (Hood Lab), who has received a promotion to Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of… Read More