By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Institute for Systems Biology announced today it is relocating to a new space in Seattle allowing it to grow its operations.

ISB is expected to move into its new 140,000 square-foot home at 401 Terry Ave. N. next spring. The new facility, which had formerly served as the headquarters of Merck/Rosetta Inpharmatics, more than doubles the institute's current space and increases by 60 percent ISB's space specifically dedicated to research, it said in a statement.

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