A former graduate student working at Stanford’s School of Medicine who repeatedly tried to poison her labmates in fall of 2014 will perform community service instead of spending time in jail, the Santa Clara County Superior Court ruled last Friday.
The Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED) announced the opening of a research, training and innovation facility in Nairobi, Kenya by June 2016.
This past weekend saw the conclusion of the third Annual Fall Summit of the U.S.-Mexico Forum for Cooperation, Understanding and Solidarity (FoCUS) at Stanford, thereby drawing an end to the year’s program. The program, jointly developed by the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and Stanford, convenes student delegates and policy makers semi-annually in each of the two countries.
Biochemist Paul Modrich Ph.D. ’73 was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry this Thursday for his research on mapping and explaining the mechanisms of DNA repair at a molecular level. His research makes a fundamental contribution to our knowledge of how the living cell functions and how it stores and repairs information.