Our Research Defines Us

The goal of BBI’s tools and platforms is to enable our members to explore new opportunities at the interface of basic science and precision medicine.

Below are some recent examples of our work.

UW Medicine Fred Hutch Seattle Children's Hospital

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Lead Researchers

Jay Shendure, Cole Trapnell, Marion Pepper, Sud Pinglay, Nobuhiko (Nobu) Hamazaki
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Mutational Scanning

Variant Analysis

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Lea Starita, Doug Fowler, Jay Shendure, Andrew Stergachis
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Lead Researchers

Lea Starita

Jay Shendure

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Infectious Diseases

Seattle Flu Alliance

Lead Researchers

Helen Chu, Trevor Bedford, Lea Starita, Jay Shendure, Christina Lockwood, Janet Englund, Michael Boeckh, Alpana Waghmare, Cécile Viboud, Barry Lutz
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Welcome to The Brotman Baty Institute

Welcome to The Brotman Baty Institute, an innovation hub for genomic research and precision medicine.

The BBI is a collaboration among Seattle’s three top research institutions—The University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

The offices of the Brotman Baty Institute and the UW Campus overlook Seattle’s Montlake Cut, Lake Union, and the city skyline. Photo courtesy of University of Washington Communications.

The offices of the Brotman Baty Institute and the UW Campus overlook Seattle’s Montlake Cut, Lake Union, and the city skyline. Photo courtesy of University of Washington Communications.

Our Resources

Investigators based at partner institutions have equal access to our platforms at identical costs.

Tools & Data

BBI tools and data support BBI members and researchers worldwide.

BBI provides data and a repository for our datasets, analysis code, and protocols. We also provide tutorials to assist you in downloading, analyzing, and exploring these datasets.

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Platforms

BBI Platforms support our research.

Our goal is to support the work of our faculty, researchers, and investigators by fostering collaboration and innovation.

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BBI Grant Program

The BBI invests in promising pilot research.

The Brotman Baty Institute (BBI) aims to create a community of investigators across the three founding institutions (UW, Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s) to advance basic science and translational research with clear relevance to precision medicine. The BBI invests in innovative, collaborative projects that address basic science or translational research questions related to precision medicine. To learn more about the grants offered by BBI and to apply, contact info@brotmanbaty.org.

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Events

Seattle Children's Research Institute

2024 Long-Read Sequencing Symposium

Oct 28, 2024 | 1-5PM PST, Reception to follow

A symposium to connect long read sequencing locally

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Members

BBI members include more than 300 faculty at The University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
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Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

BBI embraces diversity and inclusion in all its work and, like the University of Washington, believes diversity is integral to excellence.

We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity, and justice for all.


News

New Science Podcast Focuses on Genetic Variants and Rare Diseases

June 24, 2024 | by BBI Communications

‘We want to people to understand the magnitude of problem researchers are facing. And develop some level of empathy for those dealing with rare diseases.’ Alex Nguyen, Ph.D.

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Promising Young Scientist: Gabe Boyle’s ‘Meandering’ Career Path Settles in at UW and Seattle Children’s

June 17, 2024 | by BBI Communications

‘Genuinely interested in applying his knowledge of biology to help children with cancer, and brings a curiosity to his work that is infectious’

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UW Genome Sciences Hackathon Leads to New Long-Read Sequencing Technology

June 11, 2024 | by BBI Communications

‘An opportunity to test a wide range of machine learning approaches’

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