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Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - January 19, 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 SEED GRANTS SYMPOSIUM

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR FEBRUARY 17, 2016


NEWS

 
VANTAGE POINT: WE DON'T JUST NEED PRECISION MEDICINE, WE NEED PRECISION HEALTH
 
The dean of the School of Medicine hopes that country's leaders will set their sights higher in their quest to improve the health of the American people. 

 


 
ODDS ARE GOOD THAT RISKY GAMBLING CHOICES ARE INFLUENCED BY A SINGLE BRAIN CONNECTION, STANFORD RESEARCH SHOWS
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Brian Knutson, and started with Bio-X IIP Seed Grant funding

 


 
STANFORD SCIENTISTS LOOK DEEPER INTO THE BODY WITH NEW FLUORESCENT DYE
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Hongjie Dai and Zhen Cheng

 


 
STANFORD BIOLOGISTS DISCOVER THAT FLEXIBLE GENE EXPRESSION MAY REGULATE SOCIAL STATUS IN MALE FISH
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Russell Fernald

 


 
NEW STANFORD BATTERY SHUTS DOWN AT HIGH TEMPERATURES AND RESTARTS WHEN IT COOLS
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Zhenan Bao and Yi Cui

 


 
 
STROKE RECOVERY IN MICE IMPROVED BY AMBIEN
 
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Gary Steinberg

 


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 QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY SEMINAR

 
Irene Chen, UC Santa Barbara
January 21, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Clark Center Auditorium

 

FRONTIERS IN QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY SEMINAR

 
Arjun Raj, University of Pennsylvania
February 4, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Clark Center Auditorium
 

 


RESOURCES

STANFORD UNIVERSITY

STANFORD BIO-X

OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY LICENSING "TECHFINDER"

STANFORD CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

STANFORD BIODESIGN


To learn more about Stanford Bio-X, please email either Dr. Hanwei Li, Bio-X Corporate Forum Liaison or Dr. Heideh Fattaey, Executive Director of Bio-X Operations and Programs.

 

Release Date: 
January 19, 2016