Dr Robert Paulino-Ramirez

Preventing HIV in the Dominican Republic & Beyond

Seeding Labs Blog, Impact, Instrumental Access 2016, Scientist Success Stories

When the Institute for Tropical Medicine & Global Health at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) opened 2017, it was only the second dedicated research lab in the university’s 35-year history. Since then, the Institute has rapidly expanded—thanks to a solid foundation of start-up support from Seeding Labs…

Drs Delgoda and Francis at the NPI

Arming Researchers for the Fight Against Mosquitoes

Seeding Labs Blog, Impact, Instrumental Access 2017, Scientist Success Stories

Across Jamaica, disease-carrying mosquitoes are evading efforts to reduce their population by developing resistance to the most commonly used insecticides. Their clever defense has renewed the urgent quest for new, effective methods of eliminating mosquitoes. Dr. Rupika Delgoda, head of the Natural Products Institute (NPI) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Jamaica, believes that a solution lies within Jamaica’s diverse ecosystem…