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Dr. Naeha Subramanian Promoted to Associate Professor

Dr. Naeha Subramanian – an expert in immunology, innate immunity, and host-pathogen interactions, and head of ISB’s Subramanian Lab – has been promoted to Associate Professor. “I am honored with this promotion and excited about the incredible research being conducted in my lab. It is a pleasure and privilege to tackle exciting questions everyday,” she said.

Promotion: Michael Hoopmann Becomes Senior Research Scientist

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Hoopmann, of the Moritz Lab, who has been promoted to Senior Research Scientist. His research is focused on proteomics technology and methods development, having been trained in both instrumentation and software data analysis, with particular focus on high-resolution mass spectrometry. His current interests are in the development of advanced algorithms for discovery-based proteomics. He is the developer of the Kojak algorithm, a versatile, open-source software application…

Promotion: Dr. Jie Luo Becomes Senior Research Scientist

Congratulations to Dr. Jie Luo, of the Ranish Lab, who has been promoted to senior research scientist. From Dr. Jeff Ranish: Jie Luo is an extremely dedicated and talented scientist. When he joined ISB in 2006 as a postdoctoral fellow, he had no experience in mass spectrometry-based proteomics. Now he is a leader in the field of structural and functional proteomics. He has conceptualized and implemented several innovative proteomics strategies…

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…

Dr. Robert Moritz Promoted to Professor

A message from… By Dr. Lee Hood President, Institute for Systems Biology As most of you know, Rob Moritz has recently been promoted to full professor at ISB—a promotion long overdue. As long as I have known Rob, he has always done things without fuss, but this time we will toast him for his achievement. He also wants to credit the efforts of his group for their significant contributions that…

ISB senior research scientist Qiang Tian has received a promotion at the University of Washington to Affiliate Associate Professor.

ISB’s Qiang Tian Receives UW Promotion to Affiliate Associate Professor

June 29, 2015 – Congratulations to Qiang Tian, MD, PhD, ISB senior research scientist and head of the Cancer and Stem Cell Group (Hood Lab), who has received a promotion to Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Washington’s Department of Medicine. Dr. Tian has been an Affiliate Assistant Professor since 2008 and has collaborated on research projects and grants, as well as led grand rounds and held faculty seminars….

Gustavo Glusman Promoted to Principal Scientist

By Dr. Lee Hood June 19, 2015 – It is an enormous delight for me to announce that Gustavo Glusman has been promoted to Principal Scientist. This is a new position that requires significant scientific accomplishments, a proven ability to raise money for one’s science and a commitment to the cross-disciplinary, open and participatory philosophy of the Institute. Gustavo fulfills these requirements in spades. He joins Monica Orellana and Kai…

Monica Orellana Promoted to Principal Scientist

In her 11 years as a senior scientist in the Baliga lab at ISB, Monica has successfully developed a rigorous program on marine and oceanographic systems, and has been a pioneer in transcending traditional disciplinary boundaries and transferring systems methodology developed at ISB to explorecomplex oceanographic problems of global importance. Her highly collaborative and cross-disciplinary work involves laboratory and field studies that integrate physiological, molecular and physical-chemical approaches to understand…