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Become an Affiliate

All tenured and tenure-line Stanford faculty are eligible to become affiliated with Bio-X.

Meet Our Current Affiliate Faculty

Over 700 Stanford faculty are currently Bio-X affiliates. Bio-X affiliates may:

  • participate in our seed grants programs (We are now accepting Letters of Intent!)
  • become mentors for the Bio-X Fellows
  • apply for undergraduate research funds
  • use shared research space
  • join in enhanced communication about biology-related multidisciplinary work throughout the University
  • be notified about fundraising opportunities, collaborations with industries, events, courses, and available facilities and instruments

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Grant Programs

Interdisciplinary Initiatives Program (Seed Grants)

The IIP awards provide seed funding for high-risk, high-reward collaborative proposals including basic research leading to fundamental discoveries, as well as innovative technology.

We are now accepting Letters of Intent for Round 8 of the IIP Seed Grants! Click here to learn more.


Bio-X NeuroVentures incubates exceptionally creative ideas that have great potential for unlocking the secrets of the brain, permitting researchers to immediately pursue the most promising of new approaches to interdisciplinary brain research.


A partnership model for corporate sponsorship, the BioSTAR grants are currently supporting several innovative interdisciplinary collaboration projects undertaken by Bio-X affiliated faculty.