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Stanford Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - June 20, 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!

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


STANFORD SCIENTISTS CREATE 'GUIDED CHEMOTHERAPY MISSILES' THAT TARGET CANCER CELLS AND SPARE HEALTHY ONES

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Jennifer Cochran, and Bio-X Fellow Shelley Ackerman; research supported by Bio-X IIP Seed Grant and Bio-X Fellowship programs


 


STUDY PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO BACTERIAL RESILIENCE, ANTIBIOTIC TARGETS

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty KC Huang and Stanley Qi


 


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.

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 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.


EVENTS

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


CANCER BIOLOGY
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


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: 
June 20, 2016