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Stanford Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - October 24, 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





STANFORD TEAM FINDS ORDER IN A PROCESS PREVIOUSLY ASSUMED TO BE RANDOM

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Sindy Tang




SCIENTISTS DEVELOP INFLAMMATION TEST THAT MAY PREDICT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Mark Davis




WITHOLDING AMINO ACID DEPLETES BLOOD STEM CELLS

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Hiromitsu Nakauchi




COMMON PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT LINKED TO LATER DEMENTIA, RESEARCH SAYS

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Nigam Shah





NEW TECHNIQUE OFFERS GLIMPSE AT HUMAN EVOLUTION IN ACTION

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Jonathan Pritchard




RESEARCHERS PREDICT WITH HIGH ACCURACY IF ANTIDEPRESSANTS WILL HELP

Research from Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Faculty Leanne Wlliams


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

BIO-X FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES PRE-SEMINAR (for Dr. Molly Shoichet's Seminar on Nov 3)
Fan Yang, PhD, Stanford
November 1, 2016
12:15 pm - 1 pm
James H. Clark Center S361

BIO-X FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES SEMINAR: "Strategies for more predictable drug screening and drug delivery in cancer"
Molly Shoichet, PhD, University of Toronto
November 3, 2016
12:15 pm - 1 pm
James H. Clark Center S360

FRONTIERS IN QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY SEMINAR
Terence Hwa, PhD, UCSD
November 10, 2016
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
James H. Clark Center S360

SEMINAR: "Engineering the improved reach of vaccines: from needles to rockets to Nanopatches"
Dr. Mark Kendall, University of Queensland
November 17, 2016
4 pm - 5 pm
James H. Clark Center Auditorium


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: 
October 24, 2016