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Stanford Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - November 21, 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".


Special Announcement

Stanford Bio-X has officially begun the 8th round of its Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grant Program (IIP) with 22 newly awarded projectsIn this round, Bio-X received 128 exemplary applications that were meticulously reviewed in a 2-round process.  With these 22 new projects, Bio-X has now funded 187 IIP projects since 2000.  Click here to learn more about the IIP!

In addition, the 13th round of the Bio-X PhD Fellowships have officially started with 22 newly award FellowsThey have been selected from 100+ outstanding applications, resulting in a total of 220 Bio-X PhD Fellows in the past 12 years.  Click here to learn more about the PhD Fellowship program!


NEWS



PERSIS DRELL NAMED STANFORD PROVOST

An accomplished academic leader and longtime member of the Stanford community, Drell will become the university's chief academic officer and chief budgetary officer.  She will assume the role Feb. 1.




STANFORD-LED STUDY FINDS FLAW IN GLOBAL EFFORT TO MITIGATE CARBON EMISSION

Research from Bio-X Travel Awardee Amy Pickering




Q&A WITH STANFORD STATISTICS PROFESSOR SUSAN HOLMES: STATISTICS IN THE ERA OF BIG DATA

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Susan Holmes




MORE GABA IN ONE BRAIN REGION LINKED TO BETTER WORKING MEMORY

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Jong Yoon




DNA SEQUENCING DETERMINES LYMPHOMA ORIGIN, PROGNOSIS

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Maximilian Diehn and Ash Alizadeh





TRAUMATIC STRESS CHANGES BRAINS OF BOYS, GIRLS DIFFERENTLY

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Victor Carrion




A NEW MACHINE CAN SEND MESSAGES VIA COMMON HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS

Research from Electrical Engineering Faculty Andrea Goldsmith


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 187 projects over 8 rounds.

Awarded IIP Seed Grant projects are highlighted through our symposiums. Please click below to learn more about the research from the latestpIIP symposium on Aug 24, 2016.

SEED GRANTS 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 220 Fellows over the past 13 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 436 Stanford undergraduates over the past 11 rounds.


EVENTS

FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES
PRE-SEMINAR for Dr. Brett Bouma's "The development of optical coherence tomography as a medical device"
Audrey Bowden, PhD, Stanford
December 6, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
James H. Clark Center S361

FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES
SEMINAR: "The development of optical coherence tomography as a medical device"
Brett Bouma, PhD, Harvard and MGH
December 8, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
James H. Clark Center S360

FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES
PRE-SEMINAR for Dr. Samuel Stupp's "Guiding Bio Regeneration with Supramolecular Materials"
Helen Blau, PhD, Stanford
January 17, 2017
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
James H. Clark Center S361

FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES
SEMINAR:"Guiding Bio Regeneration with Supramolecular Materials"
Samuel Stupp, PhD, Northwestern
January 19, 2017
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
James H. 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: 
November 21, 2016