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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 high school-aged researcher Rohan Mehrhotra in the wet lab space using a micropipette and wearing a lab coat and safety goggles.
Rohan Mehrotra started doing research at 14. Now, with Stanford Bio-X affiliated faculty member Richard Zare as mentor, he’s a finalist in the 2018 Science Talent Search.


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.