Drs Delgoda and Francis at the NPI

Arming Researchers for the Fight Against Mosquitoes

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Across Jamaica, disease-carrying mosquitoes are evading efforts to reduce their population by developing resistance to the most commonly used insecticides. Their clever defense has renewed the urgent quest for new, effective methods of eliminating mosquitoes. Dr. Rupika Delgoda, head of the Natural Products Institute (NPI) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Jamaica, believes that a solution lies within Jamaica’s diverse ecosystem…

Biotech Week

Biotech Week Boston & BioPharm America conference: Will you be there?

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Boston is a hub of science and innovation, and we are excited to be a part of this year’s Biotech Week Boston where “the heart, technology, and business of science converge.” Among the weeks activities we will be taking part include the Evening for Diversity and Inclusion on September 4 and the Xconomy Awards Gala on September 5, where our founder and CEO Nina Dudnik is a finalist for an award! On September 5 and 6, you can also find us at our booth during the concurrent BioPharm America (BPA) conference. BPA is a unique partnering event that during which everyone from …

Dr Aina Adeogun

Nigeria to Boston to Norway and Back

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Instead of returning to the University of Ibadan (UI) in Nigeria after attending Positively Instrumental in Boston last March, Instrumental Access awardee Dr. Aina Adeogun took a detour to Norway.

Her destination: the lab of longtime collaborator (and fellow Nigerian) Dr. Augustine Arukwe at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.

MilliporeSigma

2018 Global Visionary Award: MilliporeSigma

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Equipment is critical to building scientific capacity globally, but we know it doesn’t end there. Equipment is just the first step. It takes all types of resources—professional connections, technical expertise, and financial support—to foster hubs of scientific innovation around the world. MilliporeSigma, the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has always understood the impact of going beyond equipment in their support of Seeding Labs…