The latest news about Seeding Labs
Seeding Labs Selects 18 Universities to Receive 2020 Instrumental Access Awards
Seeding Labs - May 27, 2020
After a global search, we're thrilled to introduce the Instrumental Access 2020 awardees! Scientists at 18 universities in 10 countries will receive the tools they need to accelerate their teaching and research. Instrumental Access creates sustainable scientific infrastructure—increasing capacity for responses to public health emergencies like COVID-19, for example—and empowers every scientist to change the world.
COVID-19 Testing to Increase in Armenia Thanks to Instrumental Access Partnership
Seeding Labs - May 4, 2020
To save lives and time, the government of Armenia has been quickly gearing up to increase its daily testing by more than double. An Instrumental Access-supported institution—the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) of the National Academy of Sciences, led by Arsen Arakelyan, PhD—is helping make that happen.
Seeding Labs Donates 12,000 Masks to Boston Healthcare Workers to Support COVID-19 Response
Seeding Labs - April 7, 2020
Seeding Labs proudly donated 12,000 N95 masks to Partners HealthCare to arm healthcare providers in the COVID-19 pandemic response. Partners HealthCare, a Boston-based healthcare system that includes Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s hospitals, is channeling the masks to their front-line healthcare workforce.
Instrumental Access Scientist in Eswatini Joins COVID-19 Response
Seeding Labs - March 26, 2020
The first case of COVID-19 was recently confirmed in Eswatini. 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 community respond by producing hand sanitizer in her lab.
Seeding Labs - March 23, 2020
Seeding Labs is open and operating remotely. We are 100% committed to our mission of empowering every scientist to change the world, and in helping stem the healthcare capacity crisis at home. Join us in channeling critical supplies like Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to our healthcare workforce. On our blog are three ways you can donate your supplies to support pandemic response.
Out of order: Developing solutions
DDNEWS - March 2020
This editorial highlights the importance of Seeding Labs' work: "Researchers in the developing world offer perspectives that are not available to researchers living in Atlanta or Prague or Tokyo. And in seeing things differently, there is a chance they will see a solution that others might miss; a solution that could help the rest of the world."
MAGPIX® Systems See New Life Through Equipment Donation Program
Luminex - March 10, 2020
Thanks to a nonprofit organization called Seeding Labs and our Licensed Technologies Partner MilliporeSigma, previously-owned xMAP® Technology systems are helping scientists in laboratories around the world answer important new research questions.
New "Science With a Twist" podcast
Thermo Fisher Scientific - March 4, 2020
Tune in to a podcast episode highlighting the global impact of our Instrumental Access program! From our partners at Thermo Fisher Scientific, this installment features an update from Instrumental Access awardee Professor Aina Adeogun of Nigeria's University of Ibadan.
First-ever shipment to Eswatini arrives on campus
February 18, 2020
Equipment enables rapid disaster response in Malawi
November 25, 2019
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.
New life of lab equipment makes science possible for researchers returning to their home countries
STAT News - August 9, 2019
The impact of Instrumental Access is driving scientific progress worldwide. This story from the Boston Globe's STAT News highlights scientists from our global network who are making water safer to drink in Malawi, creating more nutritious crops in Benin, preventing HIV in the Dominican Republic, and studying oral cancer in India.
School of Pharmacy Selected to Receive Instrumental Access Award from Seeding Labs
university of ghana - May 30, 2019
2019 Founder's Award: Takeda Pharmaceuticals
May 22, 2019
Introducing Instrumental Access 2019
May 13, 2019
We compiled the top 5 things you should know about our oustanding Instrumental Access 2019 awardees. They represent 13 research departments in nine developing countries around the world.
Unilag Receives 2019 Instrumental Access Award from Seeding Labs
university of lagos - May 5, 2019
Seeding Labs Celebrates Growing Stronger, Growing Together at Fourth Annual Positively Instrumental Event
May 1, 2019
Thirteen ambitious research departments in developing countries around the world have been awarded scientific resources and equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2019 Instrumental Access program. Seeding Labs announced the 2019 Instrumental Access awardees at its fourth annual "Positively Instrumental" event.
'Scientific talent is everwhere. Resources are not.'
Merck.com - April 24, 2019
Lab equipment donations from Merck and other companies are helping unleash the full potential of scientists everywhere. "Our donations are helping to remove a key barrier to scientific discovery and education in the developing world: lack of access to modern equipment," says Johnny Bennett, Associate Vice President, Discovery Chemistry, Merck Research Laboratories.
Cell Signaling Technology Announces New Corporate Partners
PRweb - April 17, 2019
Cell Signaling Technology has formalized partnerships with eight non-profit organizations, including Seeding Labs. These partnerships strengthen CST’s alignment with organizations that encourage science and environmental education, arts, and support for the underprivileged throughout Massachusetts.
Leadership Transition: Introducing Seeding Labs’ New CEO
March 28, 2019
Instrumental Access 2019: Call for Applications Now Open
March 26, 2019
Does your lab need equipment to accelerate research and support your STEM teaching?🔬 You could be our next Instrumental Access partner!
Instrumental Access Equipment Arrives at University of Zimbabwe
Feb. 21, 2019
Thanks to our donors and supporters like you, Instrumental Access equipment has arrived at the University of Zimbabwe 🇿🇼! Get a first-hand look at the equipment's arrival in Harare here:
Celebrating "Gratitude Tuesday" 2018
Nov. 27, 2018
Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, but at Seeding Labs, we celebrate “Gratitude Tuesday” instead! As Instrumental Access equipment arrives around the world, your impact is felt from Armenia (pictured at left) and Colombia to Ghana and beyond. Here are six of the 17 shipments that arrived at universities in 2018, all thanks to you!
Teaming Up to Target Mosquitoes
Nov. 15, 2018
In part two of this Instrumental Access Impact Update, see how equipment from Seeding Labs gave the Instituto de Medicina Tropical & Salud Global in the Dominican Republic a boost to pursue public health work worldwide. Institute researchers are now adding their valuable perspective to international collaborations aimed at stopping the spread of diseases carried by mosquitoes.
Preventing HIV in the Dominican Republic & Beyond
Nov. 13, 2018
With start-up support from Seeding Labs, the Instituto de Medicina Tropical & Salud Global at Universidad Iberoamericana is now at the forefront of HIV prevention efforts in the Caribbean. In part one of this two-part Instrumental Access Impact Update, learn about how equipment from Seeding Labs provided the foundation for the Institute to confront global health challenges in the Dominican Republic and beyond.
Neta Scientific Offers Special Promotion to Support Seeding Labs
Nov. 5, 2018
Arming Researchers for the Fight Against Mosquitoes
Sept. 12, 2018
Across Jamaica, disease-carrying mosquitoes are evading efforts to reduce their population by developing resistance to insecticides. This has renewed the urgent quest for new, effective methods of eliminating mosquitoes. Researchers at the University of the West Indies believe that a solution lies within Jamaica’s diverse ecosystem. Learn how equipment from Seeding Labs is supporting their work in this impact update.
Seeding Labs Visits DUCE
Dar es Salaam University College of Education – Sept. 6, 2018
Take a photographic tour of the Dar es Salaam University College of Education campus, our Instrumental Access partners in Tanzania, with Seeding Labs’ Senior VP of Operations, Melissa Wu.
ICER, CRISPR, Biotech Activism & More: The X of the Year Finalists
Xconomy – Aug. 15, 2018
With so many stellar Xconomy Award nominees this year, we wanted to recognize several who don’t fit neatly into the other categories, so we’ve created categories just for them. Finalist Nina Dudnik is bridging the global scientific divide by bringing lab equipment to researchers in the developing world.
Unveiling our Urgent Equipment Needs
July 27, 2018
Can you help meet any of our most urgently needed equipment that will help fuel the research of our Instrumental Access 2018 awardees?
How to Start a Lab When Funds are Tight
Nature – July 9, 2018
Getting hold of the right equipment can be costly, so here’s a primer for cash-strapped principal investigators, featuring Seeding Labs’ Instrumental Access awardees from Jamaica and Namibia.
Celebrating Seeding Labs’ 10th Anniversary
Neta Scientific – July 1, 2018
Neta Scientific is celebrating Seeding Labs’ 10th anniversary with a special Corning® Gosselin™ promotion, from now through December 31, 2018.
Labconco Evaporator Trade-In
Labconco – July 1, 2018
Labconco has partnered with Seeding Labs to donate used laboratory evaporators of any brand to laboratories that need them. You’ll be supporting and developing scientists with your trade-in!
Driving Life Sciences Breakthroughs Around the World
LinkedIn- June 28, 2018
Sonia Glace, Sr. Global Product Marketing Leader at GE Healthcare Life Sciences, shares why she supports Seeding Labs. “We’ve committed to reconditioning and donating our research equipment to deserving institutions that would otherwise lack access to scientific instruments,” she says. “Ultimately, access to scientific equipment and world-class support can drive local solutions to health issues that can also have a global impact.”
Grandes equipos para ciencia nano
Agencia de Noticias UPB (Colombia) – June 19, 2018
En 2017, la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana fue premiada por el programa Instrumental Access 2017 de Seeding Labs. Por medio de esta convocatoria, la Universidad se hizo acreedora de equipos para el laboratorio de nanotecnología, ubicado en el nuevo edificio de laboratorios de la institución.
Los equipos prometidos ya llegaron a la Universidad en un contenedor repleto de diferentes instrumentos para facilitar la investigación en los laboratorios de la UPB.
Tips and Resources for Maximizing Your Lab Spend
Lab Manager Magazine – May 2018
Donating equipment to Seeding Labs is included as a worthwhile way to save money in the lab. Robert Lillianfeld, Director of Corporate Relations for Seeding Labs, explains there are business benefits to donation but also a connection to the organization’s mission.
9 Amazing things to know about Redeemer’s University
Daily Family (Africa) – April 19, 2018
The two Instrumental Access awards given to Redeemer’s University in Nigeria are included in this list of 9 amazing things to know about the university.
La Escuela de Ingeniería de la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia ha sido seleccionada como beneficiaria en el programa Instrumental Access 2018
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia – April 10, 2018
Nuestra universidad tiene el honor de ser una de las 16 premiadas en todo el mundo al ser elegida como beneficiaria para recibir equipamiento científico en el programa de Instrumental Access 2018 del Seeding Labs.
SUA Department of Biosciences wins Instrumental Access 2018 award
Sokoine University of Agriculture – March 28, 2018
Sokoine University of Agriculture’s Department of Biosciences is one of 16 outstanding research labs around the world which have been awarded scientific resources and equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2018 Instrumental Access program.
The overlooked research work of Africa’s best scientists will have a better chance to go global
Quartz Africa – March 28, 2018
To get more work of African scientists seen on a global platform, the Next Einstein Forum and Elsevier rolled out a pan-African, peer-reviewed, open access publishing journal called Scientific African. Seeding Labs’ CEO Nina Dudnik is quoted in the article.
Seeding Labs Celebrates 10th Anniversary at “Positively Instrumental” Event, Honoring Donors, Instrumental Access Awardees
March 22, 2018
Sixteen outstanding research labs in developing countries around the world have been awarded scientific resources and equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2018 Instrumental Access program. Seeding Labs announced the 2018 Instrumental Access awardees at its third annual “Positively Instrumental” event held at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, Mass., on March 21.
MilliporeSigma Strengthens Corporate Responsibility Efforts with Nine New Signature Partnerships
February 22, 2018
Building on its commitment to accelerate scientific research and science education, MilliporeSigma announced nine partnerships with leading nonprofit organizations across the world, including Seeding Labs.
Labconco Supports Science Around the Globe by Donating Lab Equipment
February 13, 2018
At Labconco, we believe in people–the power of our people to make a difference, and the power of each piece of equipment we manufacture to enable the important work of researchers and students in laboratories in the US and around the world. We’re glad to check both those boxes in our partnership with Seeding Labs.
Seeding Labs & Takeda Partner to Build Global Scientific Capacity
Drug Discovery & Development Magazine – January 25, 2018
As part of the company’s Access to Medicines initiative, Takeda’s R&D organization has joined forces with Seeding Labs to share expertise and much-needed tools to talented scientists around the world.