SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2013 – After a two-year process, Washington State will officially adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). It is the eighth state in the country to make the commitment. Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) has been one of the leaders in the process of developing the standards and preparing local school districts for the implementation of NGSS.
FALLS CHURCH, VA and Seattle, WA, Sept. 20, 2013 – Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) has engaged the expertise of the prestigious Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) to develop bioinformatics technologies to support Inova’s large-scale whole genome sequencing projects that will bring researchers and doctors closer to the application of genomics to individual healthcare.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health researchers and their colleagues will receive up to $7.7 million in funding over five years from the National Institutes of Health to use large data sets in humans and animals to speed up the process of finding therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.
The grant is part of a $45 million NIH initiative from the Office of the NIH Director with additional funding from the National Institute on Aging, the lead institute within NIH for Alzheimer’s research.
SALT LAKE CITY, Sep 04, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Sera Prognostics, Inc., a women's healthcare company, today announced that Lee Hood, M.D., Ph.D., noted pioneer of systems biology and recent recipient of the National Medal of Science, will serve as a scientific advisor to the Company. Dr. Hood will be working with Sera to advance the development of clinical proteomic technologies to deliver advanced diagnostic information to women and their physicians to improve pregnancy outcomes.
FRIDAY HARBOR, WA--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2013) - The Strategic News Service's Nutritional Microanalysis Global Initiative is pleased to announce the appointment of Leroy Hood to its Scientific Advisory Board.
"We are absolutely thrilled to have a scientist of Leroy Hood's abilities joining us in this important new initiative. I have no doubt that his presence will help us unravel the important scientific breakthroughs in connecting the detailed knowledge of what we eat, drink and breathe, with our health," said Mark Anderson, SNS CEO and FiRe Chair
SEATTLE, July 19, 2013 – The board of directors at Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), the renowned nonprofit research organization that pioneered systems biology, has appointed Dave Sabey as the new chairman. Sabey is the president of Sabey Corporation, which is focused on the problems of “big data” (storage, cycles and applications). Sabey has been an industry leader in developing technology real estate for more than 40 years.