Dr. Lee Hood co-founded Institute for Systems Biology in 2000, and has served as president of the institution since. On January 1, 2018, he will leave that role to serve as chief science officer of Providence St. Joseph Health. Here, Hood shares the many lessons he learned from 17 years at the helm of ISB.
ISB and Providence St. Joseph Health are leveraging their respective research and clinical expertise to attract exceptional individuals into the Translational Research Fellows Program, a three-year training program that offers early-stage scientists a chance to jumpstart their careers and provides mentorship from experts in systems biology and clinical research.
ISB researchers have developed a method of capturing a personal genome as a “fingerprint,” which will have a major impact on how quickly and efficiently genome sequences are compared.
ISB’s compass has always been oriented toward the future. Even when we reflect on the past year for each annual report, it’s always through the lens of what’s on the horizon. We are remarkably consistent in that regard, which is in no small part due to our president Dr. Lee Hood, whose vision is perpetually a decade – at least – ahead of everyone else.
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
Life Science Washington inducted Dr. Lee Hood into its Hall of Fame today. Dr. Hood was among five leaders honored for their contribution to life sciences in Washington State. Read the press release…
Providence Health & Services and Institute for Systems Biology affiliate to catalyze scientific wellness
Dr. Leroy Hood to serve as chief science officer for Providence FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEATTLE – March 14, 2016 – With the goal of bringing personalized medicine to every patient, Providence Health & Services and the Institute for… Read More
Dr. Lee Hood contributed a video to support Research!America’s Campaign for Cures. He emphasizes the necessity of federal funding to ensure research organizations can continue their pioneering work. It’s also crucial to support up-and-coming scientists in their research…. Read More