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Stanford Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - July 5, 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


NEW IMAGING LIGHTS THE WAY FOR BRAIN SURGEONS

 

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Adam de la Zerda, related to previously awarded 2012 Bio-X IIP Seed Grant project


 


NEW STANFORD ENGINEERING TOOLS RECORD ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY OF CELLS

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Nicholas Melosh


 

STANFORD UNDERGRADS COOK UP A BIOTECH STARTUP TO DEVELOP NEW ANTIBIOTICS FOR DRUG-RESISTANT SUPERBUGS

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Chaitan Khosla, and 2016 Bio-X Undergraduate Summer Research Program participant Zachary Rosenthal


 

STUDY SHOWS NANOFIBER SCAFFOLDS COULD TREAT LYMPHEDEMA BY REROUTING LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AROUND BLOCKAGES

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Ngan Huang and Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty Stanley Rockson


 

GROUP OF RARE BLOOD CANCERS RESPOND TO NEW TREATMENT PIONEERED BY STANFORD PHYSICIAN

Research from Hematology Faculty Jason Gotlib


 

STANFORD RESEARCH MAY LEAD TO MORE DURABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES SUCH AS CELLPHONES

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Reinhold Dauskardt


 


STANFORD RESEARCHERS FIND NEW WAY OF MAKING HYDROGEN FUEL FROM WATER AND IMPROVE GRID-SCALE BATTERIES

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Yi Cui


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

COMPARATIVE MEDICINE
A new paradigm for engaging the war on infectious diseases

Jon Marsalis, SRI International
July 18, 2016
12 pm - 1 pm
Edwards Bldg, R358 Conference Room

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


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 05, 2016