Seeding Labs and SANBio present the Pandemic Lab Safety Challenge

Introducing the Pandemic Lab Safety Challenge

David Borman Announcements, Blog, TeleScience

Seeding Labs is proud to partner with SANBio, the Southern Africa Network for Biosciences, to issue a challenge! Labs across the world are in various stages of reopening, so how are you working to keep your environments safe?

To all the innovators and problem solvers devising new ways to keep their labs sterile during the COVID-19 pandemic: show us how you do it!

Lab Notes: A Pharmacy Program on the Rise in Zambia

David Borman Blog, Impact, Instrumental Access 2016, Scientist Success Stories

After their Instrumental Access award in 2016, opportunities to analyze natural products opened up for the University of Zambia’s Department of Pharmacy. Now, graduate students are doing original analysis in the lab using Instrumental Access equipment. And they are publishing original research at an incredible pace.

Chemistry researchers at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education

Tanzanian Transformation: Instrumental Access Equipment Brings New Life to a Chemistry Program in Need

David Borman Blog, Impact, Instrumental Access 2017, Scientist Success Stories

Five years ago, the Chemistry Department at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education was losing students and outsourcing sample analysis to other facilities. Now, thanks to Instrumental Access equipment, students are completing their studies and researchers are publishing new work on pollution in Tanzania’s freshwater lakes.

MUST Scientists in PPE

Reclaiming Agency over COVID-19 in Malawi

David Borman Blog, COVID-19, Impact, Instrumental Access 2017, Scientist Success Stories

Though no one was entirely prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists around the globe were required to respond. The world needed the ability to test and contact trace; labs that had the necessary equipment stepped up to answer this urgent call. Because the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) received a 2018 Instrumental Access award, Dr. Gama Bandawe and his lab already had most of the equipment they needed to join the fight against COVID-19.

COVID 19 test kits developed by the IMB in Armenia

Seeding Courage (and COVID-19 Tests) for the Future of Armenia

Seeding Labs Blog, COVID-19, Impact, Instrumental Access 2017, Scientist Success Stories

When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Armenia, Arsen Arakelyan, PhD, director of the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, had a particular challenge. He and his lab were tasked with delivering reliable COVID-19 diagnostic tests to fulfill the increased demand for testing, while considering the existing peculiarities of national infrastructure.

Seeding Labs Recognized as Best Practice in Access to Medicine Index

Seeding Labs Announcements, Blog, Impact

The Access to Medicine Foundation included Seeding Labs’ Instrumental Access program as a Best Practice for R&D Capacity Building in the 2021 Access to Medicine Index! This is an extraordinary recognition of how our work is accelerating scientific discovery and education in developing countries worldwide.

USIUA Equipment Arrival in Kenya

Gratitude Tuesday 2020: A Celebration of the Seeding Labs Community

Seeding Labs Announcements, Blog

Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. But at Seeding Labs, we’re celebrating “Gratitude Tuesday” instead! This year has shown us just how crucial a strong global scientific community is. As part of Gratitude Tuesday, we want to recognize all of the efforts that our community has made. Collectively, you’re ensuring that science can be used across the world to create a better future.

Be an Instrument of Change

You Can Be an Instrument of Change

Seeding Labs Announcements, Blog, Promotion

Thermo Fisher Scientific has partnered with Seeding Labs to offer you a special promotion: trade up your Applied Biosystems™ Veriti™ Thermal Cycler and give back to global science! When you trade up your Applied Biosystems™ Veriti™ Thermal Cycler for an Applied Biosystems™ VeritiPro™ Thermal Cycler, your legacy instrument will be donated to an Instrumental Access scientist worldwide. Trade up and be an instrument of change. Help global science thrive!