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Bio-X is Stanford's pioneering interdisciplinary biosciences institute, bringing together biomedical and life science researchers, clinicians, engineers, physicists, and computational scientists to unlock the secrets of the human body.

Photo of Dr. Lisa Giocomo.
Partially supported by a 2014 Bio-X IIP Seed Grant, Unraveling the Neuronal Basis for Spatial Navigation, Bio-X affiliated faculty members Lisa Giocomo and Surya Ganguli have found more evidence that the brain’s grid cells help a mouse mentally map its location.


Participating in interdisciplinary research prepares students for careers that make an impact in the scientific community.

Our pioneering approach to science generates novel technologies for exploring how the body works.

Research breakthroughs and technological advances by our collaborative teams advance scientific knowledge.

Our programs bridge disciplines
and catalyze discoveries that will ultimately improve human health.