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Bio-X is Stanford's pioneering interdisciplinary biosciences institute, bringing together biomedical and life science researchers, clinicians, engineers, physicists, and computational scientists to unlock the secrets of the human body.

Photo of an Asian female faculty member standing in a very white-toned wet laboratory area, wearing clear protective safety goggles and a beige blazer.
Zhenan Bao, Stanford Bio-X affiliated faculty member and chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering, received the award for her innovations in bio-interfacing wearable health monitoring devices.


Participating in interdisciplinary research prepares students for careers that make an impact in the scientific community.

Our pioneering approach to science generates novel technologies for exploring how the body works.

Research breakthroughs and technological advances by our collaborative teams advance scientific knowledge.

Our programs bridge disciplines
and catalyze discoveries that will ultimately improve human health.