▸ News

2017

 

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Stanford News article on our "Games and Interactive Media" seminar series.

(Also offered as BioE 196 - videos of talks can be watched here.)

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Alan received a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Croucher Foundation - congratulations!

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Our paper on how to program active micro-particle swarms into spatio-temporal patterns came out in Lab on a Chip.

Selected as HOT article by the journal - and for the cover illustration.

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Our paper on the "Liquid-handling Lego robots" came out in PLoS Biology. See also features in Stanford News, IEEE Spectrum, Robotics Trends, Kurzweil, and more...

2016

 

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6 papers published

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Our paper on the "Interactive and Scalable Biology Cloud Experimentation for Scientific Inquiry and Education" came out in Nature Biotechnology. See also feature in Stanford News,

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Zahid defended his PhD Thesis - congratulations!

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Our "LudusScope" paper came out in PLoS one. Build your own interactive smartphone microscope to experiment and play with living cells. See also feature in Nature and Stanford News.

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Jointly with 1st Playable we received a SBIR grant to turn the LudusScoope into science kit that can be distributed widely.

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We received an NSF grant from NRI (National Robotics Initiative, #1638070): " Liquid Handling Robots - A New Paradigm for STEM Education" - jointly with Paulo Blikstein (Stanford Education) and Mark Miller (learningtech.org).

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We received an NSF grant from AISL (Advancing Informal Science Learning, #1612831): "Visitor Interactions in Microbiology: A New Genre of Science Museum Exhibits" - jointly with the Exploratorium Science Museum in San Francisco.

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We ran our first open EDX online course that included a true Biology Lab (>300 ran over 2000 experiments). The corresponding paper got published in 2017 in "Learning @ Scale."

2015

 

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6 papers published

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Andrea defended her PhD Thesis - congratulations!

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Our Interactive Bio-Technology papers came out at CHI: "TrapIt Museum Exhibit" and "Physarum Cloud Lab." We also got an honorable mention best paper award. See also Stanford News.

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We started the inderdisciplinary "Games and Interactive Media" seminar series (also offered as BioE 196).

Videos of talks can be watched here.

2014

 

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5 papers published

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Grant from the American Cancer Society

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Zahid and Xiaofan received a SIGF and BioX fellowship, respectively, - congratulations!

Faculty

Seed Grant: "Foundations for true biology online labs at MOOC scale."

2013

 

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Jointly with Rhiju Das we launched the "BioX-game-center".

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We received an NSF cyberlearning grant: "Taking Hands-on Experimentation to the Cloud: Comparing Physical and Virtual Models in Biology on a Massive Scale".

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David received a BioX fellowship - congratulations!

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Ingmar gave an invited talk and round table discussion at the 8th edition of BIOVISON on the topic "Collective Intelligence".

2012

 

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Our lab moved to the Clark Center. Now we share open space with the labs of Manu Prakash and Stephen Quake.

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Grant from the Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiative Award entitled "Massive real time remote biology experiments: Technology development and integration in education".

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Grant from Media X entitled "A new Generation of Hybrid Tangible Interfaces for STEM Learning in K12 Environments".

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Seed Grant: Innovation in Teaching and Researching Online Courses "Large-scale remote biology experimentation for online education".

2011

 

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Ingmar gave an invited talk in Paris at the CRI workshop "Hands-on Experiments, Scientific Discovery Games and Citizen Science - Learning through Research for all".

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"Games and Biology - Creator's Conference". Jointly organized with Rhiju Das and Daniel Schwartz. Objective: To energize a community of scholars and developers interested in combining biology and gaming.

Our first paper "Design, Engineering and Utility of Biotic Games" appears in the 10th anniversary issue of “Lab on a Chip” (pdf) and is features as back-cover art and in the viewpoint ( Lab Chip, 2011, 11, 14). Most viewed video ever on the Lab on a Chip channel!

Signficant secondary press: Stanford News, Science, Nature Biotechnology, WIRED, Scientific American, Slashdot, NewScientist, FastCompany, Guardian, Cnet, BioTechniques, bioPhotonics, Studio360, and more...

2010

 

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First grant from the Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiative Award entitled “Founding the Bio-X.Game Center for Education and Large Scale Science “ together with the labs of Rhiju Das (Biochemistry) and Daniel Schwartz (School of Education).

 

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First biotic game night together with the Rhiju Das’ lab. That was fun – even without beer inside an S1 lab… .

 

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Official start of the ‘Riedel-Kruse Lab’.