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Arming Researchers for the Fight Against Mosquitoes

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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…

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Introducing Instrumental Access 2017

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We were thrilled to introduce our Instrumental Access 2017 awardees at last week’s Positively Instrumental celebration of global science. You can meet our newest grantees here! Each awardee will receive donated lab equipment through Instrumental Access, our flagship program that makes high-quality lab equipment and supplies available to university departments and research institutes in developing countries. Equipment provides a foundation for other critical resources that allow scientists to generate new knowledge, leverage sustainable funding, and better prepare university students for the scientific workforce. A few facts about our 2017 grantees: At these 15 institutions, Instrumental Access equipment will impact an estimated 7,200 undergraduate students and …

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“Positively Instrumental” Event Honors Donors, Instrumental Access 2017 Awardees

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Fifteen outstanding institutions from around the world have been chosen to receive scientific resources and equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2017 Instrumental Access program.

We announced the 2017 Instrumental Access awards at our second annual “Positively Instrumental” event at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Cambridge on March 22, 2017…

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Celebrating the Power of Global Science Tonight!

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Tonight we are thrilled to host our second annual “Positively Instrumental” event honoring our donors and Instrumental Access 2017 awardees. After a rigorous screening process, 15 institutions were chosen for Instrumental Access 2017. They have research interests across the biological sciences, chemistry, chemical engineering, nanotechnology, and science education and pedagogy. Grantees hail from 13 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia, In addition to announcing the Instrumental Access awardees, Seeding Labs will recognize valued donors from the life sciences industry and academia that supply the organization with equipment and funding to support our network of scientists …