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Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - February 16, 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".


INTERDISCIPLINARY INITIATIVES SEED GRANTS SYMPOSIUM

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

Symposium ABSTRACT brochure POSTER list (current)


 

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.


NEWS

 
RESEARCHERS FIND MARKER IDENTIFYING MOST BASIC FORM OF BLOOD STEM CELL
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Irv Weissman

 


 
RESEARCHERS CREATE COMPOUND THAT COMBATS DRUG-RESISTANT MALARIA PARASITES, SPARES HUMAN CELLS
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Matthew Bogyo

 


 
 
STANFORD SCIENTISTS UNCOVER NEURAL PATHWAY RESPONSIBLE FOR OPIOID WITHDRAWAL
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Xiaoke Chen

 


 
INDIVIDUALS' MEDICAL HISTORIES PREDICTED BY THEIR NONCODING GENOMES
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Gill Bejerano

 


 
 
FAST, ACCURATE CYSTIC FIBROSIS TEST DEVELOPED AT STANFORD
 
Research from Stanford Genome Technology Center Curt Scharfe and Pathology Faculty Iris Schrijver

 


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 FOR PROFESSOR JEFF TZA-HUEI WANG

 
Joseph Liao, Stanford
March 8, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Clark Center S361

 

FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES SEMINAR


"DISCERNING RARE DISEASE BIOMARKERS BY MICRO AND NANOTECHNOLOGIES"
 

 

Release Date: 
February 16, 2016