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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.

Image of 5 scans from Bellymount, each "petal"-shaped, arranged into a flower. Scans show organs, vessels, and other features, brightly colorized.
New technology from Stanford Bio-X affiliated faculty members Lucy O'Brien and KC Huang, Bio-X Fellow Andrés Aranda-Díaz, and Travel Award Recipient Leslie Ann Koyama allows scientists to observe visceral organs and gut bacteria inside living fruit flies!


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.