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Stanford Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - July 18, 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


RESEARCHERS COAX HUMAN STEM CELLS TO RAPIDLY GENERATE BONE, HEART MUSCLE

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Irv Weissman





SURGERIES FOUND TO INCREASE RISK OF CHRONIC OPIOID USE

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Sean Mackey





CHEAP BLOOD TEST CAN DISCRIMINATE BETWEEN BACTERIAL, VIRAL INFECTIONS

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Purvesh Khatri




FINDING MEDICINE WHERE YOU LEAST EXPECT IT

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Christine Smolke





STEADY STRIDES IN MULTIPLE-SCLEROSIS THERAPEUTICS RESEARCH

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty May Han




DEVELOPING NEW WAYS TO CONTROL LIGHT

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Jennifer Dionne








FIRST-EVER RESTORATION OF VISION ACHIEVED IN MICE

Research from Neurobiology Faculty Andrew Huberman


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

CANCER BIOLOGY
TAp73 is a master transcriptional regulator of airway multiciliogenesis

Ute Moll, Stone Brook University
July 26, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center

NEUROLOGY & NEUROSCIENCES
Alzheimer's disease and aging - Preclinical work for the ongoing plasma trial

Tony Wyss-Coray, Stanford University
July 29, 2016
8 am - 9 am
LKSC Rm 120


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: 
July 18, 2016