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Stanford Bio-X Corporate Forum Newsletter - September 26, 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 part of Bay Area Biohub collaboration on health research

A new collaboration created by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, co-led by Bio-X affiliate Steve Quake, will empower Stanford faculty to study biotechnology together with UC Berkeley and UCSF.


Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash wins prestigious MacArthur grant

Bio-X affiliate Manu Prakash, as assistant professor of bioengineering, has been awarded a “genius grant” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.


NEWS



BRAIN-SENSING TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS TYPING AT 12 WORDS PER MINUTE

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Krishna Shenoy and Postdoctoral Scholar Paul Nuyujukian




IRON NANOPARTICLES MAKE IMMUNE CELLS ATTACK CANCER

Research by Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Heike Daldrup-Link




REGULATORY RNA ESSENTIAL TO DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Howard Chang





POP SCIENCE: STANFORD ENGINEERS STOP SOAP BUBBLES FROM SWIRLING

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Gerald Fuller





NEW FINDINGS BY STANFORD CHEMISTS COULD LEAD TO GREENER METHANOL PRODUCTION

Research from Bio-X Affiliated Faculty Edward Solomon






STANFORD RESEARCHERS LAUNCH IPHONE APP TO STUDY PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE

Research by Clinical Associate Surgery Faculty Oliver Aalami


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

BIO-X
SEMINAR - "Scientists, the press and what the public needs to know"

Michael Specter
Staff Writer for The New Yorker

September 28, 2016
4 pm - 5 pm
James H. Clark Center Auditorium

BIO-X
FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES PRE-SEMINAR (for Beth Stevens
)
David Prince, MD
Stanford University

October 4, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
James H. Clark Center Seminar Room S361

STANFORD NEUROSCIENCES INSTITUTE
SEMINAR - "Sounds in silence: how glial cells in the ear promote development of the auditory system before hearing onset"

Dwight Bergles, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Oct 6, 2016
3 pm - 4 pm
James H. Clark Center Auditorium

BIO-X
FRONTIERS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIOSCIENCES Seminar - "How microglia prune synapses in health and disease"

Beth Stevens, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

October 6, 2016
12 pm - 1 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: 
September 26, 2016