In this extraordinary time, Seeding Labs acknowledges the pain, fear, and anguish experienced by Black people in the US. We stand with you in solidarity. Black lives matter.
Eighteen outstanding departments at universities in 10 countries across the globe have been chosen to receive scientific equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2020 Instrumental Access program.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not yet hit Armenia as hard as some other countries. Instrumental Access awardee Arsen Arakelyan, PhD, and colleagues have plans to keep the virus in check by using equipment from Seeding Labs in conjunction with a significant investment from the government of Armenia.
Seeding Lab proudly donated 12,000 N95 masks to Partners HealthCare to arm healthcare providers in the COVID-19 pandemic response.
Dr. Thabile Ndlovu, Head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Eswatini and an Instrumental Access awardee, realized that she could help her country’s COVID-19 response. She approached her University leadership with her idea: use their lab infrastructure to mass produce hand sanitizer, and bolster pandemic response in their community.
Seeding Labs is open and operating remotely. We are 100% committed to our mission of empowering every scientist to change the world. In these unprecedented times, we’re also committed to doing whatever we can to stem the healthcare capacity crisis at home, as we know you are, too.
Tune in to a brand-new podcast episode highlighting the global impact of our Instrumental Access program! From our partners at Thermo Fisher Scientific, this “Science With a Twist” installment features an update from Instrumental Access awardee Professor Aina Adeogun of Nigeria’s University of Ibadan (pictured above).
In March 2019, Cyclone Idai became one of the worst natural disasters ever to hit the Southern hemisphere. It ravaged Malawi and neighboring countries, affecting an estimated 3 million people. With equipment from Instrumental Access, Dr. Gama Bandawe of the Malawi University of Science and Technology, was poised to respond with the necessary scientific tools in place.
At Positively Instrumental 2019, we presented Founders Awards to honor two companies dedicated to working together to advance global science in the spirit of our founder, Dr. Nina Dudnik. One Founder’s Award recognized MilliporeSigma as founding members of our Consortium, and for the many ways it sparks curiosity by seeding science worldwide.
Positively Instrumental 2019: For her leadership of Seeding Labs, David Qualter presented a Founder’s Award to Dr. Nina Dudnik commemorating the global movement she built during her years as CEO.