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Awards: ‘Seven over 70’ Best Innovators

Dr. Lee Hood, ISB’s president, was named one of Seven Over 70 best innovators in MIT Technology Review Magazine. The list recognizes leaders for their lifelong achievements in innovation. Here’s an excerpt from the story:

” ‘The physician and biologist Leroy Hood helped create the fields of genomics and proteomics by inventing the protein sequencer, the protein synthesizer, the DNA synthesizer, and, most important of all, the automated DNA sequencer. He later founded the Institute of Systems Biology in Seattle and, at 74, is still its president; the institute seeks to understand diseases by considering human biology holistically as a ‘network of networks.’ “

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