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ISB Spotlight: Lisa Iype

Dr. Lisa Iype (Ilya Shmulevich group) has been promoted to Senior Bioinformatics Scientist. She has experience in biochemistry, software and website development, and data analysis. She works with high-dimensional cancer data sets and looks for significant patterns which may provide insight into cancer development and progression. Dr. Shmulevich commented: “Lisa has made major contributions to The Cancer Genome Atlas project through her participation in tumor working groups, including thyroid carcinoma and prostate cancer, and her leadership role in the development of Regulome Explorer as a research tool in cancer genomics.” Congratulations to Lisa.

Recent Articles

  • Reich, Heath on Vaccines

    Dr. Jennifer Reich Talks Vaccines and COVID In ISB-Town Hall Seattle Livestream

    Sociologist Dr. Jennifer Reich, author of “Calling the Shots,” was the featured speaker of a virtual event hosted by ISB and Town Hall Seattle. She discussed the complex and increasingly political world of vaccines, how vaccines are viewed as a personal consumption product vs. a public health solution, COVID-19 vaccine development, and more.

  • Keystone Taxa Indispensable for Microbiome Recovery

    How can we harness successional ecology to quickly repair antibiotic-damaged gut microbiota? ISB Assistant Professor Dr. Sean Gibbons wrote this commentary for the journal Nature Microbiology detailing recent research that answers that question. Click the link to read the story (link will open as a new window). Illustration by Allison Kudla, PhD / ISB. 

  • Illustration depicting an individual's genetic risk for disease being "reflected."

    ISB Researchers Show Genetic Risk for Disease Often Reflected in Our Blood

    Diseases develop gradually over years, sometimes decades, before symptoms appear, and are due to malfunctioning physiological processes brought about by our genes and environment. In research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), ISB researchers have shown how an individual’s genetic risk for disease is often reflected in their blood.