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June 13, 2012

The Institute for Systems Biology, a Seattle biotechnology research firm, has appointed Dr. Robert Lipshutz to the role of chief business officer and senior vice president for strategic partnerships. In the role, Lipshutz will oversee strategic initiatives in an effort to more fully develop the firm’s partnerships.

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Tackling the Microbiome

June 7, 2012

Editorial in Science Magazine by Dr. Leroy Hood:

Microorganisms represent the majority of life on earth, populating a wide range of niches on its surface, underground, in the oceans, in the atmosphere, and both on and inside all multicellular organisms. This “microbiome” will clearly play a critical role as humans struggle to deal with society's major challenges—health care, agriculture, energy, and the environment.

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Accelerator Looks to Expand, With an Eye on the Big Apple

June 1, 2012

Accelerator, the venture-backed biotech startup machine, has made its name over the past decade as a hotspot for financing life sciences companies in Seattle with big dreams and potential. Now it’s considering expanding its model for starting biotech companies in other life science clusters around the world, including New York.

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TR50: The 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2012

June 1, 2012

Integrated Diagnostics, one of ISB's spinouts, was named one of the 50 most innovative companies by MIT's Technology Review.

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ISB Gets Honorable Mention in AIA's BIM Awards

March 16, 2012

The Building Information Model (BIM) Awards, given by AIA Technology in the Architectural Practice Knowledge Community (TAP), honors projects that highlight proven strategies and the latest trends in design and technology in the building industry.The BIM Awards reception is an annual celebration of the BIM Awards program and its current recipients.

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Combing the Cancer Genome

March 2, 2012

The Scientist Magazine features ISB's Regulome Explorer in this article about the online tools that are being used to analyze data from TCGA - The Cancer Genome Atlas.

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Visionaries Imagine Seattle in 2062

January 23, 2012

Seattle Met Magazine's Februaray 2012 issue commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle and features commentary from visionaries who predict what the world will be like in 2062.

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ISB Co-founder and President Lee Hood discusses systems biology and systems medicine at a recent Yahoo Labs "Big Thinkers" talk.

September 16, 2011

Leroy Hood wants to change the field of medicine from a reactive to a proactive one, making healthcare more effective, more personal, and cheaper...

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