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ISB’s Summer Interns brightest of the bright

Every summer, ISB and ISB’s Center for Systems Biology welcome undergraduate and high school students for internships in our labs. Each student is paired with a mentor and works on research actually taking place in the respective lab. The internships are extremely competitive and we see some of the brightest young minds from across the country. Special thanks and congratulations go to the Price Lab interns, Bijou Basu and Brendan…

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Startup Arivale raises $36M series B funding

Arivale, the scientific wellness startup co-founded by ISB President Dr. Lee Hood and Dr. Nathan Price, announced that it raised a $36 million Series B round of funding. Here are some highlights from the coverage so far: Seattle Times Genomeweb FierceBiotech

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100K Wellness Project news: Arivale launches

Geekwire.com posted coverage of the launch party of Arivale, a new “scientific wellness” company co-founded by Dr. Nathan Price and Dr. Lee Hood. “I think it’s going to be very big,” said Hood in an interview Monday afternoon at his office. “Arivale is the opening shot in a whole new industry called scientific wellness, and it really stands a chance of being the Google or Microsoft of this whole arena.” Read…

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ISB launches 3-Year Wilke Lyme Disease project

Study Utilizes Systems Approaches to Develop Diagnostics and Deeper Understanding of Chronic Lyme The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) has received $2.13 million in transformational gifts from Jeff and Liesl Wilke; Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos; and the Bay Area Lyme Foundation to tackle chronic Lyme disease, a highly complex and often misdiagnosed disease that can be debilitating for those who do not respond to a standard course of antibiotics. This funding…

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NIH-led effort – including ISB – launches Big Data portal for Alzheimer’s drug discovery

The National Institutes of Health announced the launch of a new Alzheimer’s Big Data portal, which includes the first wave of data for use by the research community. This portal is the result of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program, which focuses on facilitating collaboration among government agencies, academia and industry in order to translate research more quickly to therapies. The launch of the AMP Alzeheimers Disease Knowledge Portal is…

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Dr. Nathan Price promoted to professor

Dr. Nathan Price has been promoted to full professor. He started at ISB as an associate professor in the fall of 2011. Dr. Price also serves as the associate director of ISB and co-PI of the 100K Wellness Project. Congratulations! ISB staff gathered to toast Dr. Price on March 26, 2015:

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‘Integrating big data and actionable health coaching to optimize wellness’

The journal BioMed Central Medicine published a commentary by Dr. Lee Hood, Dr. Jennifer Lovejoy, and Dr. Nathan Price on the Hundred Person Wellness Project – phase 1 of the 100K Wellness Project. The article was published on Jan. 9, 2015. ABSTRACT: “The Hundred Person Wellness Project (HPWP) is a 10-month pilot study of 100 ‘well’ individuals where integrated data from whole-genome sequencing, gut microbiome, clinical laboratory tests and quantified…

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Real Simple magazine quotes ISB on ‘What exactly is Wellness?’

Cover of the November 2014 issue of Real Simple Magazine A team at ISB has been working on the 100K Wellness Project, which you read about here. The November issue of Real Simple Magazine has a feature story on “What Exactly is Wellness?” It includes a mention of our wellness study and a comment from Dr. Nathan Price, ISB associate director. “Perhaps one reason why wellness programs aren’t yet commonplace…

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Xconomy.com features 100K Wellness Project

Xconomy featured an article about the 100K Wellness Project. The article provides an introduction and follows with a Q&A with Dr. Nathan Price. Read the article by Alex Lash, Xconomy.com’s National Biotech Editor: “100K” Marathon: A Decades-Long Health Study Makes Its Business Case

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100K Wellness Project article in Clinical Omics written by ISB's Lee Hood and Nathan Price.

100K Wellness Project Article by Lee Hood and Nathan Price in Clinical Omics

The latest press about the 100K Wellness Project is in the May 15 issue of Clinical Omics and features a piece by Dr. Lee Hood, president of Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), and Dr. Nathan Price, ISB’s associate director. Read “Promoting Wellness and Demystifying Disease: The 100K Project”

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ISB Holiday Party 2014: slow-motion video booth!

The Institute for Systems Biology held its holiday party on Jan. 18, 2014. Super Frog Saves Tokyo helped set up a slow-motion video booth and this was the result.

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Nathan Price at the 2013 ISB Symposium: “Biomolecular networks in the brain”

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How ISB is unique

The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) pioneered systems biology as we know it today. Dr. Nathan Price, ISB’s Associate Director, explains what sets ISB apart.   Watch on YouTube  

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What is Systems Biology?

The Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle is the home of systems biology. Dr. Nathan Price shares his explanation of systems biology and why the systems approach is necessary and inevitable. Systems biology is a holistic approach that involves biology, technology and computation.

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Getting interested in Science

Dr. Nathan Price shares what inspired him to get into science.

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A ‘Google map’ of Human Metabolism

Nathan Price and Vangelis Simeonidis, a visiting scholar from Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB is a major strategic partner with ISB), contributed to this paper – “A community-driven global reconstruction of human metabolism” – that was published today in Nature Biotechnology. An excerpt describing the collaborative project from a press release is below. An interactive map is forthcoming.   From Medicalxpress.com: “An international consortium of university researchers has produced…

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Price Lab member awarded Harvard Junior Fellowship

We are proud that Sriram Chandrasekaran, one of our Price group members, has received one of 10 Harvard Junior Fellowships. This prestigious fellowship grants Sriram the opportunity to pursue an independent research project without the pressure of having to secure funding and with mentoring from faculty at Harvard and MIT. It’s a “sexy way of transitioning to a tenure-track faculty position.” The rigorous interview process included meeting with a panel of…

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Annual Symposium 2013: Systems Biology & the Brain

Sunday, April 14 and Monday, April 15 2013 12th Annual International Symposium Addresses Systems Biology and the Brain It’s an exciting time to be discussing brain research, given the Brain Activity Map project that the Obama administration is proposing. You won’t want to miss what will be a dynamic Symposium on a hot topic, so join us and our distinguished speakers. Join a distinguished group of researchers and experts in…

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