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.
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.
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.
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.
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.