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As part of our anniversary celebration, we are hosting a LIVE taping of The Future of Everything with Russ Altman and special guest Karl Deisseroth. Join us for this exciting event on October 3, 2023. 

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"While it hasn't always been smooth sailing with my projects, the process of breaking down problems and crafting efficient solutions is what makes bioengineering so exciting for me. "

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The Future of Everything

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Stanford Bioengineering Professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives, in his podcast series.

Future of Everything episode (Sep 2023)

KC Huang: Microbiology and the Future of the Gut Microbiome

A microbiologist describes the remarkable symbiotic, and sometimes adversarial, relationship between humans and the trillions of bacteria inhabiting our gastrointestinal tracts.

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Future of Everything (Apr 2023)

Polly Fordyce: The Future of Proteins

An expert in protein structure and function explains how rapidly evolving study of these complex molecules is revealing ever-greater understanding of human life.

Future of Everything episode (Oct 2022)

Jan Liphardt: Is diagnosis possible without revealing your medical secrets?

New cryptographic techniques allow patients to get personalized health care yet never divulge their medical secrets to anyone—even their doctors.