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Advancing Sustainable Agriculture

ISB’s Project Feed 1010 is building a global, crowd-sourced network of educators, students, researchers and farmers to optimize and scale-up sustainable agriculture practices and educate the future scientific workforce. To support this global network, we have partnered with Northeastern University to develop database, web and mobile infrastructures with functionalities for data tracking, monitoring, analytics and predictive modeling. More than 20 graduate-level computer science students enrolled in an interactive course have…

Want to run your own science experiments?

Registration opens February 2, 2016 for next year’s Systems Biology and Genetic Research course at WaNIC!   Have you ever wanted to work in a research lab and run your own science experiments? This course will provide a yearlong exploratory journey into the field of STEM medical research. WaNIC will join Institute for Systems Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Research, NW Association for Biomedical Research, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research…

Project Feed 1010 Partners with Northeastern University to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

ISB’s Project Feed 1010 is building a global, crowd-sourced network of educators, students, researchers and farmers to optimize and scale-up sustainable agriculture practices and educate the future scientific workforce. To support this global network, we have partnered with Northeastern University to develop database, web and mobile infrastructures with functionalities for data tracking, monitoring, analytics and predictive modeling. For the next 10 weeks, more than 20 graduate-level computer science students will…

Sustainable Agriculture: Project Feed 1010 Launches

ISB is crowdfunding for the first time. We are raising money to support high school science teachers and their students to become citizen scientists for Project Feed 1010, our new study that aims to optimize aquaponics and that will impact ‪#‎STEM‬ education. Watch our video: https://www.crowdrise.com/ProjectFeed101024forScience ‪#‎24forScience‬

Interested in Field Testing our New Modeling Curriculum?

Please join us as at NSTA in Chicago on March 13th, 2015!   Two of our team members will be presenting a draft version of our latest modeling curriculum.  We will walk teachers through this cross-disciplinary curriculum  that teaches students how dynamic systems models are developed, evaluated, and applied to understand complex scientific issues such as cancer and the environment. Since 2003, we have been using NSF funds to translate our STEM,…

FREE Summer Systems Science Workshop for Science, Math and CTE Teachers

Back by Popular Demand – A full 5 day workshop to learn about implementing systems science in your classroom! Teacher Testimonial about the 2013 Workshop:  “…the best teacher workshop I have ever been to, and I’m generally very critical of these things.  The summer workshop was such an eye opener and the students have been so engaged, I have nothing but positive things to say about it!” – George Bechara, Harry…

Join us for a full summer of lab and curriculum work!

Posted: March 14, 2014 The Baliga Lab at the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is currently hiring two high school teachers to work full time for approximately 8 weeks during the summer of 2014.  Since 2004, the Baliga Lab has joined teachers with researchers, engineers, programmers, and student interns to develop standards-, research- and inquiry-based education modules for science classrooms that bring exciting new scientific concepts and techniques to high…

FREE Summer Workshop for High School Science and CTE Teachers

Have you ever wondered… …what’s happening in current research labs? …what systems biology really is? …what STEM professionals do? …how people become STEM professionals? Have you ever wondered how you can EASILY incorporate… …interdisciplinary, hands-on science in your high school classroom? …systems science AND systems thinking into your high school curriculum? Then this workshop is for you! We invite you to join us for 5 days to: Learn about systems…

Baliga Lab Receives Two MJ Murdock Awards

The Baliga Lab at the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is the winner of two grants in the amounts of $15,000 each from the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust for its 2013 Partners In Science Program. Each of these two year grants will enable two high school teachers to collaborate with scientists in conducting research projects in ISB‘s laboratories.   ISB’s faculty and research scientists will work in tandem with the teachers…

Gov. Inslee Hosts Round Table With College Students at ISB

Gov. Jay Inslee hosted a round table discussion today at Institute for Systems Biology with a group of invited college students, who were asked to share their thoughts on the affordability of education. We were honored to be able to provide the venue. ISB has had a long history of supporting systemic change at the K-12 school district level to improve the quality and access of STEM education. Now, our…