Dr. Lee Hood Receives National Medal of Science

February 1, 2013


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OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement on the awarding to Dr. Leroy Hood of a National Medal of Science from President Barack Obama at the White House:

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A complete mass-spectrometric map of the yeast proteome applied to quantitative trait analysis

January 22, 2013

Targeted sensitive SRM proteomics developed in collaboration between ISB and ETH Zurich has enabled for the first time quantitative proteomic measurements to provide Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) to be analyzed at the protein level between large sets of genetically diverse populations enabling the determination of natural genetic variation and epistatic interactions between loci affecting protein levels of discrete molecular functions and pathways.

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Metallochaperones Regulate Intracellular Copper Levels

January 17, 2013

Authors: W. Lee Pang, Amardeep Kaur, Alexander V. Ratushny, Aleksandar Cvetkovic, Sunil Kumar, Min Pan, Adam Arkin, John D. Aitchison, Michael W. W. Adams, Nitin S. Baliga,

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Targeted Proteomics is Method of the Year

December 29, 2012

Analysis of a preselected group of proteins delivers more precise, quantitative, sensitive data to more biologists. Vivien Marx, of Nature Methods, reports.

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Most fascinating people of 2012

December 28, 2012

By Joe Copeland,

Seattle biomedical pioneer Dr. Leroy Hood, who is currently president of the Institute for Systems Biology, has been selected to receive the National Science Medal. He and other recipients will receive their awards at a White House ceremony early next year. The news came out late Friday, just before many of us headed off for a holiday weekend.

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Lee Hood: Salesman for Science, Part II

December 27, 2012

By Theral Timpson,

Podcast brought to you by the upcoming Personalized Medicine World Conference taking place in Mountain View, CA, January 28-29. Over 100 speakers in three tracks will discuss how best to navigate the changing landscape of personalized medicine. Guest: Dr. Lee Hood, Founder, Institute for Systems Biology. Podcast part 1 and part 2.

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Augmented Reality: Visualization Beyond BIM

December 27, 2012

By Grace Duffet, AIA, Perkins+Will --- Often, clients have difficulties visualizing a design element within a space, even when provided with a physical model, 3D renderings, and additional mock-ups.

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Seattle's Leroy Hood recognized for a career of defying skeptics

December 24, 2012

By Valerie Bauman, Puget Sound Business Journal

Seattle-based scientist Dr. Leroy Hood spent much of his career working under a shadow of skepticism – but he’s pretty much fine with that.

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Dr. Leroy Hood receives national award

December 23, 2012

Great Falls Tribune --- Dr. Leroy Hood of the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, who sits on the Scientific Advisory Committee at the McLoughlin Research Institute in Great Falls, is one of 12 researchers named by President Barack Obama as one of the recipients of the National Medal of Science award.

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