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  • Drs. Naeha Subramanian, Leah Rommereim Gilmore, and Ajay Suresh Akhade

    Small, Persistent Increase in the Expression of NOD1 May Promote Cancer Risk

    ISB researchers have found that a small, persistent increase in the expression of NOD1 could be responsible for higher cancer risks. The research team found that a slight 1.5-fold uptick in NOD1 expression can activate the protein and downstream signaling pathways in a manner similar to vast (30- to 200-fold) overexpression.

  • Dr. Jim Heath at ISB

    Inside the intense world of COVID-19 science, and unexpected findings from Seattle researchers

    GeekWire published a story spotlighting ISB’s COVID-19 research. Reporter Lisa Stiffler spoke with ISB President Dr. Jim Heath about the breakneck pace ISB and all of our collaborative partners are working at to tease out COVID’s biological secrets to advance the understanding and treatment of the novel coronavirus.

  • Subramanian and Akhade

    How Salmonella Co-Opts the Host Immune System to Conceal Itself

    While scientists have long studied bacterial infections, less attention has been paid to how the host immune response affects bacterial gene expression in the body. In a just-published paper in PNAS, ISB researchers detailed how the bacterium Salmonella conceals itself from the host immune system.