ISB News

Dr. Lee Hood Among Top 10 Biotech Visionaries

Scientific American World View has compiled a list of the top 100 most-influential visionaries in biotech. The top 10 includes ISB President Dr. Lee Hood (page 11), as well as Bill and Melinda Gates, of the Gates Foundation; Francis Collins, of the U.S. National Institutes of Health; and Craig Venter, of the J. Craig Venter Institute.

To see the full list, download the special issue: SA World View 2015

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    ISB Researchers Seek a Better Way to Identify Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has been a frequent injury among U.S. combatants, and blast-related mTBI has been called the “signature injury” from nearly two decades of military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. ISB researchers are working to develop new methods to identify molecular changes in the blood of war veterans diagnosed with chronic mTBI.

  • Dr. Christian Diener, postdoc in ISB's Gibbons Lab.

    New Modeling Tool Allows Microbiome Researchers to Map Community Ecology to Ecosystem Function

    A promising new open-source metabolic modeling tool provides microbiome researchers a path forward in predicting ecosystem function from community structure. News of the software package, called MICOM, was developed in part by researchers in ISB’s Gibbons Lab, and its uses were published in the journal mSystems.

  • Dr. Jim Heath

    ISB Marking 20th Anniversary with Year-Long Celebration

    Letter from the president: Dr. Jim Heath announces the kickoff of a 2020 celebration marking ISB’s 20th anniversary. The year-long celebration will include an ISB-Town Hall Seattle speaker series focusing on some of the most important topics in science and health care.