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In the News: How Olive Oil Led Researcher to ISB

The backgrounds of our researchers are often so fascinating. Dr. Kalli Trachana, who’s a postdoctoral fellow in Lee Hood’s lab, was featured in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s new feature called “People in Research.” The Q&A appeared in the April 15 issue of PSBJ. Read the full article here.

“We have all these technologies here that can help us understand your body in completely new ways and with more granularity…we want to see what we can learn and how we can revolutionize essentially how medicine is done.” – Dr. Kalli Trachana

Recent Articles

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    Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR to substitute a gene to treat patients with cancer. The remarkable findings were published in the journal Nature and presented at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 2022.

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