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!
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.
STANFORD SCIENTISTS CREATE 'GUIDED CHEMOTHERAPY MISSILES' THAT TARGET CANCER CELLS AND SPARE HEALTHY ONES
STUDY PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO BACTERIAL RESILIENCE, ANTIBIOTIC TARGETS
POSSIBLE PSORIASIS DRUG TARGET IDENTIFIED
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Peter Marinkovich
STUDY FINDS DIFFERENCES IN MALE, FEMALE BRAIN ACTIVITY WHEN IT COMES TO COOPERATION
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Allan Reiss
RAMPING UP TREATMENT OF PARASITIC WORM DISEASE COST-EFFECTIVE, RESEARCHERS FIND
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Jason Andrews
GIGANTIC DATASETS REVEAL UNEXPECTED INSIGHTS INTO GLOBAL MEDICAL TREATMENTS
Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Nigam Shah
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.
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 under-graduates 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.
BMIR SPECIAL RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM
"Critical Care endotypes: collecting and analyzing large datasets to optimize diagnosis in the ICU"
David Maslove, Queens University
June 23, 2016
4 pm - 5:15 pm
MSOB, Rm X-275
Sox2 and Myc: a "tail" of two transcription factors in lung cancer
Trudy Oliver, Huntsman Cancer Institute
August 26, 2016
12 pm - 1:15 pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center
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.