Fast Facts

Seattle Biomedical Research Institute


Every day, we strive to eliminate the world's most devastating infectious diseases.


We envision a world where people live free from the threat of infectious disease.

We Value:

  • Global impact by focusing on the world’s most underserved populations
  • Scientific leadership by creating a new standard for global health research
  • Collaboration by building respectful and productive relationships with our communities
  • Inquiry and imagination by encouraging an environment that fosters innovation
  • Learning by inspiring and developing tomorrow’s scientific leaders
  • Accountability and stewardship by upholding excellence in all areas of our work

Disease Focus

  • Emerging & Neglected Diseases
  • Viral Diseases
  • Malaria
  • Tuberculosis


  • 501(c)3 non-profit institution founded in 1976. Federal Tax ID #91-0961784
  • Headquartered in Seattle with numerous collaborations worldwide
  • About 250 staff members from more than 20 countries
  • 15 faculty
  • More than 100 active research projects

Major Funders