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Teaming Up to Target Mosquitoes

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With its tropical climate, one of the Dominican Republic’s biggest public health challenges are diseases spread by mosquitoes. Thanks to a foundation of equipment from Seeding Labs, researchers at the Institute for Tropical Medicine & Global Health at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) have joined the fight against mosquito-borne viruses affecting the Caribbean and beyond…

Dr Robert Paulino-Ramirez

Preventing HIV in the Dominican Republic & Beyond

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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…

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Cutting a Ribbon for Cutting-edge Research

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Congratulations to our partners at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), who just celebrated the inauguration of their new Institute for Tropical Medicine and Global Health! Thanks to your support and a shipment of Instrumental Access equipment, the Dominican Republic now has its first research institute dedicated to emerging, tropical, and infectious diseases. Our Global Partnerships Manager Melissa Wu was a guest at the inauguration on Feb. 1, 2017, and reports that the Institute is the result of years of planning. Its origins can be traced to a decade ago, when UNIBE began integrating research into the fabric of the university.

100 Tons of Equipment Shipped

An Instrumental Access Milestone

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  What do these have in common? They all weigh 100 tons. With our first shipment to a 2016 Instrumental Access university, our flagship program has now surpassed 100 tons of donated scientific equipment sent to scientists around the world! Let’s break that down: Donors from the life sciences, biotech, pharma, manufacturing, and academia have contributed surplus equipment to Seeding Labs Our Instrumental Access program has sent 45 tailored shipments of lab equipment and supplies Scientists and their students in 26 developing countries have expanded education and research opportunities thanks to Instrumental Access equipment