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Xconomy forum highlights research in vaccines, organ transplants, big data, more
May 3, 2016
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
It was a dizzying round-up of Seattle’s life sciences research and biotech scene, from designer proteins to the looming threat of the Zika virus. This year’s forum was titled “Life Sciences Disruptors,” though Lash and the other speakers didn’t focus on the technology buzzword theme, but if there was one common thread to the afternoon’s whirlwind tour of Seattle’s public and private life sciences work it was that which is new and unexpected — and a look to the future of healthcare.