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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 Dr. Karl Deisseroth standing outside of the Clark Center, home of Stanford Bio-X, at Stanford.
Stanford Bio-X affiliated faculty member and Clark Center building resident faculty Dr. Karl Deisseroth's discoveries regarding microbial light-activated molecules led to his development of a way to manipulate selected neurons in living animals to observe changes in their behavior!

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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.