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Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - February 1, 2016

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Welcome to the biweekly electronic newsletter from Stanford Bio-X for members of the Bio-X Corporate Forum. The following are key links to the history of Bio-X and the Clark Center (hub of Bio-X): Bio-X Timeline, CLARK CENTER @ 10X, and President John Hennessy's article calling Bio-X and the Clark Center "A Cauldron of Innovation".


 

CELEBRATING THE CLARK CENTER

Unlike traditional research buildings that keep disciplines separate, the Clark Center was intended to inspire chance encounters between residents from a mix of disciplines and allow creative science to flourish.


 

INTERDISCIPLINARY INITIATIVES GRANTS SYMPOSIUM

Mark your calendars for
Wednesday, February 17, 2016,
Clark Center Auditorium


NEWS

 
 
 
WEARABLE DEVICE DETECTS, ANALYZES REAL-TIME CHANGES IN CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SWEAT
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Ron Davis

 


 
 
FEI-FEI LI: HOW DO WE TEACH COMPUTERS TO UNDERSTAND THE VISUAL WORLD?
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Fei-Fei Li

 


 
LOW-FIBER DIET MAY CAUSE IRREVERSIBLE DEPLETION OF GUT BACTERIA OVER GENERATIONS
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Justin Sonnenburg

 


 
 
CHEMOTHERAPY MAY BENEFIT SUBGROUP OF STAGE-2 COLON CANCER PATIENTS
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Michael Clarke

 


 
 
TWEAK IN GENE EXPRESSION MAY HAVE HELPED HUMANS WALK UPRIGHT
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty David Kingsley

 


BIO-X CORE PROGRAMS

 

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY INITIATIVES SEED GRANTS PROGRAM - Key Stanford initiative that accelerates scientific discovery and innovation and has resulted in 10+ fold return on investment, hundreds of publications, and dozens of patents filed.  Currently awarded to 164 projects over 7 rounds.

 


 

 

FELLOWSHIPS - Awarded yearly to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars of Bio-X affiliated faculty, and has resulted in publications in high-impact journals as well as excellent offers to our Fellows in industry and academia. Currently awarded to 198 Fellows over the past 12 rounds.

 


 

 

UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM - Invaluable opportunity for Stanford undergraduates to conduct hands-on research, learn how to carry out experiments in the laboratory, and develop the skills to read and analyze scientific literature. Currently awarded to 371 Stanford undergraduates over the past 10 rounds.

 


EVENTS

FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES PRE-SEMINAR

 
Michael Lin, Stanford
February 9, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Clark Center S361

 

FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES SEMINAR

 
David Schaffer, UC Berkeley
February 11, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Clark Center S360

 

FRONTIERS IN QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY SEMINAR

 

 

Release Date: 
February 01, 2016