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Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - February 29, 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
Thanks to all who attended the symposium back on February 17, 2016!  We had a total of over 350 people in attendance with 8 oral presentations, and 106 poster presentations.  If you missed the event, please click on the links below or email for more information.

Symposium ABSTRACT brochure POSTER list

 


 

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

 
 
'SQUISHINESS' CAN INDICATE EMBRYO VIABILITY, STANFORD RESEARCHERS FIND
 
Bio-X IIP Funded Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty David Camarillo and Barry Behr

 


 
 
GLUCOSE GUZZLING IMMUNE CELLS MAY DRIVE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Cornelia Weyand

 


 
 
JOURNAL PUBLISHES PAPER BY VIDEO-GAMERS WHO DERIVED RULES FROM STANFORD ONLINE RNA GAME
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Rhiju Das that had previously received Bio-X IIP Seed Grant funding

 


 
 
RESEARCHERS DISCOVER PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN BACTERIAL SPECIES IN DOLPHINS
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty David Relman

 


 
 
BLOOD TEST COULD TRANSFORM TUBERCULOSIS DIAGNOSIS, HELP MONITOR TREATMENT EFFECTIVENESS
 
Research from Medicine Faculty Purvesh Khatri

 


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 29, 2016