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Unlocking Brain Tumor Biology: Covance and ISB Collaborate

September 16, 2012

In March 2011, Covance’s Seattle-based Genomics Laboratory (CGL) collaborated with the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), also based in Seattle, to collectively unravel the complex regulation of gene expression in Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), one of the most common and aggressive forms of brain cancer.

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Biotechs bring in flood of new execs

September 4, 2012

By Valerie Bauman, Puget Sound Business Journal --- Seattle’s biotech research nonprofits have been hiring — and not just scientists. With public research funding increasingly scarce and unpredictable, nonprofit research groups are bringing in new talent with fundraising as well as scientific skills.

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Northeastern University Finds a Home at ISB in South Lake Union

August 14, 2012

Xconomy: Northeastern said today it is setting up shop at the Institute for Systems Biology location at 401 Terry Avenue North in Seattle. That’s across the street from Amazon.com’s new headquarters, which has brought thousands of technology workers into South Lake Union.

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Institute for Systems Biology will house Northeastern's Seattle campus

August 14, 2012

Puget Sound Business Journal: Northeastern University on Tuesday announced that its Seattle branch campus will be on the ground floor of the Institute of Systems Biology headquarters building at 401 Terry Avenue N., in the city's South Lake Union neighborhood.

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Boston's Northeastern University to open campus in South Lake Union

August 14, 2012

SEATTLE TIMES: A Boston-area private research university will open a satellite campus in South Lake Union in January, school officials announced Tuesday. Northeastern University-Seattle will offer graduate programs in 15 areas, all related to science, technology, health care, business, education, policy and administration, according to a news release. It will be share a space at 401 Terry Ave. N. with the Institute for Systems Biology.

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Northeastern University picks South Lake Union for new Seattle branch campus

August 14, 2012

Geekwire.com: Northeastern University today announced that it plans to establish its new campus in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, sharing space with the Institute for Systems Biology at its new office space at 401 Terry Avenue North. The private 114-year-old Boston-based university announced its intentions to set up a branch in Seattle last fall, picking the city because of

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ISB Ranks Among Top 10 Best Places to Work Academia, 2012

August 2, 2012

... For the past 10 years, The Scientist’s Best Places to Work in Academia surveys have followed changing trends as reported by academic researchers, asking them to highlight the aspects of work they value the most—such as support, access to great research, and collaborations—as well as areas they wish their institutions would improve, such as appropriate family-care policies.

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Identifying targets with systems medicine

July 24, 2012

Dr Leroy Hood talks to ecancer at the 2012 WIN Symposium, Paris, about systems medicine, a new approach to understanding the complexities of cancer. [video]

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Genetic Aberrations Seen as Path to Stop Colon Cancer

July 19, 2012

ISB scientists were co-authors of a Nature paper that was published on July 19, 2012, which is the topic of this New York Times story.

By Gina Kolata
New York Times

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ETH Zurich, ISB Teams Build SRM-MS Assay Library for 1,000-Plus Cancer-Related Proteins

July 13, 2012

A team led by researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich and the Institute for Systems Biology has developed selected-reaction monitoring mass spec assays for more than 1,000 cancer related proteins in plasma and urine.

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