MilliporeSigma

2018 Global Visionary Award: MilliporeSigma

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Equipment is critical to building scientific capacity globally, but we know it doesn’t end there. Equipment is just the first step. It takes all types of resources—professional connections, technical expertise, and financial support—to foster hubs of scientific innovation around the world. MilliporeSigma, the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has always understood the impact of going beyond equipment in their support of Seeding Labs…

Instrumental Access 2018

Seeding Labs Celebrates 10th Anniversary at “Positively Instrumental” Event, Honoring Donors, Instrumental Access Awardees

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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…

Stellenbosch U

Stellenbosch Students Innovate to Save Water

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Impacted by a severe drought since 2015, South Africa’s Western Cape is running out of water. The looming crisis affects everyone in the region, including its many world-class scientists and scientific institutions. While the Western Cape waits for rain, we wanted to highlight a story about how one of our Instrumental Access awardees is adapting and innovating…

February 2018 Opportunities

Grants & Opportunities Roundup: February 2018

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Every month we collect opportunities that scientists and students in developing countries can take advantage of. Here’s our monthly roundup of the latest calls and resources for February 2018. We’d love to know if something that we shared here aids you in your career–send us an email if so! We’re also happy to receive your grants and opportunities submissions for consideration in the next monthly installment. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive these directly in your mailbox! Deadline: 22 Feb 2018 CIFAR invites exceptional early career researchers to join CIFAR’s global network of 370 researchers from …

University of Nairobi

Scientist to CEO

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Throughout the last decade, I’ve been asked time and again how I made the leap from molecular biologist to founder and CEO. It’s true I didn’t have an MBA or other formal training related to entrepreneurship. What I did have was passion for the mission, which gave me the courage to learn by doing. Along the way, though, I found that 3 aspects of my training as a scientist had an enormous influence on the way Seeding Labs grew…