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Stanford Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - August 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, Celebrating the Clark Center, and President John Hennessy's article calling Bio-X and the Clark Center "A Cauldron of Innovation".



Join us for our Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium!

(Updated: agenda for presentations)

A symposium in the Clark auditorium of presentations by Seed Grant awardees describing their research will be followed by a reception in the Clark Center courtyard.  All are welcome. 


 

 

Please mark your calendars and register for September 12-14, 2016 for a world-class symposium on Tissue Engineering co-hosted by Stanford Bio-X and University of Sydney ADATE.  Limited space available.


NEWS



MACHINE LEARNING TO DECODE THE GENOME

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Anshul Kundaje




HOW WE CAN BETTER UNDERSTAND THE BRAIN'S CIRCUITRY

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Karl Deisseroth




HOW DATA CAN HELP US UNDERSTAND CANCER AND ITS TREATMENT

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Jan Liphardt






ANTI-TUMOR ANTIBODIES COULD COUNTER ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Nicholas Leeper





MAPPING THE HUMAN EMBRYO, CELL BY CELL

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Vittorio Sebastiano





STUDY IDENTIFIES BRAIN AREAS ALTERED DURING HYPNOTIC TRANCES

Research from Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Faculty David Spiegel





STANFORD CHEMISTS CRAFT CATALYST FOR MAKING BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Robert Waymouth


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.

Awarded IIP Seed Grant projects are highlighted through our symposiums.  Please click below to learn more about the research from the latest IIP symposium on Feb 17, 2016.

SEED GRANTS ABSTRACTS POSTER TITLES


 

 

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

RADIOLOGY
SPECIAL LECTURE: "Cellular Therapies and Regenerative Strategies for Diabetes"

Camillo Ricordi, University of Miami
August 5, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center

RADIOLOGY
SPECIAL LECTURE: "Early Intervention in Cancer Through the Tumor Suppressive Mechanisms that Control Genome Stability"

Ashok Venkitaraman, MRC Cancer Unit
August 10, 2016
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Clark Center S360


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: 
August 01, 2016