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Stanford Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - September 12, 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".


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.


NEWS




STANFORD WELCOMES ITS 11TH PRESIDENT, MARC TESSIER-LEVIGNE





INVESTIGATORS IDENTIFY BRAIN CIRCUIT THAT DRIVES SLEEP-WAKE STATES

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Luis de Lecea




COMMON MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF PARKINSON'S PATHOLOGY DISCOVERED IN STUDY

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Xinnan Wang





STANFORD ENGINEERS DEVELOP A PLASTIC CLOTHING MATERIAL THAT COOLS THE SKIN

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Yi Cui and Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics Faculty Shanhui Fan




STANFORD ENGINEERS DEVELOP THE 'POTALYZER', A ROADSIDE SALIVA TEST FOR MARIJUANA INTOXICATION

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Shan Wang







RETINOIC ACID SUPPRESSES COLORECTAL CANCER DEVELOPMENT

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Ed Engleman




STANFORD-HOSTED STUDY EXAMINES HOW AI MIGHT AFFECT URBAN LIFE IN 2030

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.

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 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.


EVENTS

CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE
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
Munzer 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: 
September 12, 2016