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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 smiling female graduate student in a wet laboratory.
Mira Moufarrej, a Stanford Bio-X Bowes Fellow and a graduate student in bioengineering, has been awarded a 2021 “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for inventions related to prenatal and maternal health. Congratulations, Mira!


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.