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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 Stanford Bio-X Director Carla Shatz in her office.
Sapp Family Provostial Professor, Professor of Biology and Neurobiology, and David Starr Jordan Director of Stanford Bio-X Carla Shatz stays organized to help her spot ways in which brain circuits rewire themselves.

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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.