Innovators for 2015

We're excited to announce our first innovator for this year's program. If you've missed any from past years, please see our previous innovators page for the video and audio recording.

March 23
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Eric Topol [bio]
Director, Scripps Translational Institute
Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute

Paul Berg Hall in Li Ka Shing Center
[see below for directions]
Free to Stanford faculty, students and staff: REGISTER

General Admission: $45/$60 door
Stanford Alumni: $35/$40 door
Biodesign Alumni Fellow: $25

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Directions/Parking for Paul Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center

Paul Berg Hall
Li Ka Shing Center
291 Campus Drive West
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, California 94305
(650) 725-6884

Directions from US 101:
Take the Embarcadero Road exit west - toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Street as it enters the Stanford campus. Turn right at Campus Drive. Follow Campus Drive around until it reaches your destination (either parking or Li ka Shing).

Directions from Interstate 280:
Exit Sand Hill Road east toward Stanford. Continue east, turning right at the traffic light on Santa Cruz Avenue. Make an immediate left onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. At the first signal, turn left onto Campus Drive. Follow Campus Drive until you reach your destination (either parking or Li ka Shing).

Directions from El Camino Real:
Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue. Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto). As you enter Stanford, University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. Go through one traffic light, and turn right onto Campus Drive at the first stop sign. Follow Campus Drive until you reach your destination (either parking or Li Ka Shing).

Map to the Hall

Information about Parking

There are structures at the corner of Roth Way and Campus Drive; the corner of Via Ortega and Panama St. and another at the corner of Campus Drive and Welch Road. After 4pm and on weekends, parking is free throughout the University. Limited visitor parking is available in metered parking which is enforced Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.