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Lee Hood on campus to present on Personalized Health Care
November 5, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Leroy “Lee” Hood, M.D., Ph.D., co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, a nonprofit research organization in Seattle, will be speaking on campus November 5 on Systems Medicine, Personalized Health Care and Community Heath.
His talk begins at 3:30 p.m. in the Academic Center, Room 20. It is free and open to the public.
Prior to founding the Institute for Systems Biology in 2000, Dr. Hood was a professor at Caltech and University of Washington. His inventions in the 1980s and 1990s revolutionized molecular biology, enabled the emergence and growth of biotechnology industry, and enabled the Human Genome Project. His discoveries led to the first gas phase protein sequencer, the DNA synthesizer, the automated peptide synthesizer, the automated DNA sequencer, ink-jet oligonucleotide technology for synthesizing DNA, nanostring technology for analyzing single molecules of DNA and RNA. In 2015, Scientific American counted him among the ten most influential people in the field of biotechnology.