ISB News


A New Way to View ISB’s Publications

Communicating basic science research to a broad and diverse audience poses a few challenges. The questions that drive ISB’s communications strategy and tactics concern how best to optimize lean resources in order to convey research milestones in ways… Read More

Habit Nutrition

Scientific Wellness Meets Personalized Nutrition

Dr. Lee Hood, ISB president, and Nathan Price, ISB associate director, have joined the scientific advisory board of the newly launched Habit, which will begin to offer personalized nutrition plans based on your biology. From a recent Fast… Read More


‘A Better Blood Test for Liver Damage’

Chemical & Engineering News highlighted ISB’s recent publication (Identifying Organ-Specific Blood Biomarkers for Acute Liver Injury) in the Journal of Proteome Research. “For many years, clinicians have relied on assays for two enzymes, alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate… Read More


ISB Gets $3.4M NIH Extension for Cancer Genomics Cloud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISB Receives $3.4 Million Extension to NIH Contract to Continue Development of ‘Cancer Genomics Cloud’ with Google and CSRA SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2016 – Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) has received a $3.4 million, one-year… Read More


Vice President Biden Gives Cancer Moonshot Update

This week, Vice President Biden delivered an extensive update on the progress of the Cancer Moonshot initiative. ISB was mentioned in relation to the Cancer Genomics Cloud project. Learn more about ISB CGC at Excerpt from the… Read More

New Study Identifies Organ-Specific Biomarkers for Acute Liver Injury

ISB scientists recently published a study in the Journal of Proteome Research that presents results from a study on identifying organ-specific blood biomarkers for acute liver injury due to over-exposure to acetaminophen. From the summary: 3 Bullets: Finding… Read More

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Ruth West Presents at ISB

When: Thursday, October 20, 12-1 pm Where: Institute for Systems Biology, Main Floor Auditorium, 401 Terry Ave North What: Ruth West will present her pioneering research practice at the intersections of art, science and media. This event is… Read More


Lee Hood Receives UCD Ulysses Medal

University College Dublin awarded Lee Hood the UCD Ulysses Medal, UCD’s highest accolade. The award was inaugurated in 2005 as part of the university’s sesquicentennial celebrations to highlight the “creative brilliance” of UCD alumnus James Joyce. It is… Read More

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ISB Announces New Fellows Program

The Institute for Systems Biology is proud to announce an exciting new ISB Fellows program, which will serve as a springboard for exceptional post-baccalaureate and post-doctoral individuals who seek to pursue a research career in systems biology at… Read More

Project Feed 1010 High School Interns Launch Video

High school students Linnea Stavney and Ivan Esmeral produced this awesome documentary about their summer internship in our Baliga Lab, where they helped to oversee work related to Project Feed 1010.