Yasmin Hurd, director of the Mount Sinai Addiction Institute, deconstructed the neurobiology behind addiction disorders and presented new approaches for treatment of such diseases in a Thursday lecture.
On Wednesday, He Jiankui — a former postdoctoral fellow at Stanford who claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies — was spotted for the first time since announcing the experiments on Nov. 28.
On Wednesday, earth system science and biology professor Chris Field presented his hopes for a climate change solution in light of discouraging reports of climate change impacts.
In CS 274: “Representations and Algorithms for Computational Molecular Biology,” bioengineering professor
On Oct. 2, developmental biology assistant professor Alistair Boettiger and psychiatry and behavioral sciences assistant professor Manish Saggar received the National Institute of Health (NIH)’s New Innovator Award to fund their respective research projects on genome folding and the computational methods for understanding the human brain.
As the 2019 Gordon Research Conference — “Wnt Signaling Networks in Development, Disease and Regeneration” — approaches, Stanford developmental biology professor Roeland Nusse is continuing more than 30 years of work with the protein known as Wnt. He leads the Nusse Lab at Stanford in researching the effects and mechanisms of Wnt signaling, which has profound consequences on stem cell fate, tissue regeneration and cancer.
Starting this fall, students minoring in Human Biology will no longer be required to take all six Human Biology core classes and instead will be able to select one of three sub-plans: Global Health, Health Policy or Epidemiology.
The Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a five-week summer residency program for low-income and underrepresented minority students that pushes for more diversity in healthcare, celebrated 30 years of programming this summer.