Partnerships – outreach to underrepresented minorities/disadvantaged young scientists
The Center formed two successful partnerships to actively find and train young scientists from underrepresented racial and ethnic populations, financially disadvantaged individuals, and persons with disabilities, to teach and learn systems thinking, and systems biology. STEM PREP (Southern Methodist University, partners since 2007) and Rainier Scholars (partners since 2010). Both of these programs produce highly qualified and enthusiastic undergraduate trainees who have been a pleasure to have at the Center during the summers.
Partnerships – outreach to the research community
Outreach to the research community. Center scientists continue their collaborative research programs beyond the Center, establishing new systems biology based collaborations with scientists at University of Washington, The Rockefeller University, The Jackson Laboratories, University of Illinois, Utah State University, University of Alberta, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Zurich), Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Calgary, and Center for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR, formerly Seattle Biomedical Research Institute).