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.
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 Takeda Pharmaceuticals as founding members of our Consortium, and for their unwavering belief that supporting science everywhere makes a healthier world.
Here’s our May 2019 roundup of grants, fellowships, prizes, contests, and scholarship opportunities for scientists and students in developing countries.
Neta Scientific, a lab supply and solutions company, has been donating equipment and consumables to Seeding Labs since 2015. For their commitment to finding new ways to join forces and magnify our collective impact, Neta Scientific was recognized with the Innovator Award at Positively Instrumental 2019.
Seeding Labs has given 13 ambitious university departments Instrumental Access 2019 awards to accelerate their scientific teaching and research.