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Monday, July 16, 2012

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Stanford Medicine delves into scientific data deluge

Just as people leave digital trails, so do our cells. This data, much of it stored as genetic transcripts in huge public databases, constitutes a goldmine for research and drug development. The summer issue of the Medical School's magazine examines this phenomenon.

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Lab synthesizes compound that flushes out latent HIV

Chemists in the lab of Professor Paul Wender have created a collection of "bryologs" designed after a naturally occurring, but difficult to obtain, molecule. The lab's work may give doctors a practical way to flush out hidden reservoirs of the HIV virus.

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Student-designed robots play games, make art

Students in Experimental Robotics designed and built robots that play games, make art, even try to help land a helicopter. The 'bots recently showed off their skills to the cheers of classmates and friends.

Campus Announcements

  • 2012 Postdoc Wellness Fair: On Thursday, July 19, there will be a Wellness Fair designed especially for postdoctoral scholars. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge and will feature representatives from health care providers, including Blue Shield of California, Delta Dental, Vision Service Plan and Horizon Health. Campus offices that will participate include the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, BeWell@Stanford and the Help Center. Download the Postdoc Wellness Fair flier for more information.

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ARNOLD RAMPERSAD wins Anisfield-Wolf Book Prize Lifetime Achievement Award . . .

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