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".
Stanford Bio-X Director Carla Shatz wins the 2016 António Champalimaud Vision Award!
The 2016 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award recognises ground-breaking work that has illuminated our understanding of the way in which our eyes send signals to the appropriate areas of the brain. This work, developed by John Flanagan, Christine Holt, Carol Mason and Carla Shatz, may offer hope of fighting vision disorders by means of neurological therapies. To read more about this prestigious award, click here!
Bio-X's Tissue Engineering Symposium starts today!
(Limited spots available)
Click here for the agenda!
Featuring multiple invited talks, contributed short talks from students and postdocs, a thematic poster session, and a biotech entrepreneurship panel.
Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Luis de Lecea
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Xinnan Wang
Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Shan Wang
Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Ed Engleman
Research including Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Russ Altman as the Stanford Faculty Director of AI100
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 latestpIIP symposium on Aug 24, 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 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.
FRONTIERS IN CARDIOVASCULAR SCIENCE - "Cardiac Rhythmicity: From Development to Disease"
Glenn Fishman, MD
September 13, 2016
12:30 pm - 1:25 pm
LKSC Rm 130
STANFORD NEUROSCIENCES INSTITUTE
SEMINAR SERIES - "Astrocyte toxicity in models of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis"
Serge Przedborski, MD, PhD
September 29, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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.