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.
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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.
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.
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.
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!
Our global scientific talent search is now underway! Will you be our next Instrumental Access awardee?
Thanks to equipment from Seeding Labs, the Institute of Tropical Medicine & Global Health is playing an important role in pandemic response.
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.
Fifteen outstanding departments at universities in 9 countries across the globe have been chosen to receive scientific equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2020 Instrumental Access program.