Dr. Thabile Ndlovu, Head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Eswatini and an Instrumental Access awardee, realized that she could help. She approached her University leadership with her idea: use their lab infrastructure to mass produce hand sanitizer, and bolster pandemic response in their community.
Seeding Labs is open and operating remotely. We are 100% committed to our mission of empowering every scientist to change the world. In these unprecedented times, we’re also committed to doing whatever we can to stem the healthcare capacity crisis at home, as we know you are, too.
Tune in to a brand-new podcast episode highlighting the global impact of our Instrumental Access program! From our partners at Thermo Fisher Scientific, this “Science With a Twist” installment features an update from Instrumental Access awardee Professor Aina Adeogun of Nigeria’s University of Ibadan (pictured above).
In March 2019, Cyclone Idai became one of the worst natural disasters ever to hit the Southern hemisphere. It ravaged Malawi and neighboring countries, affecting an estimated 3 million people. With equipment from Instrumental Access, Dr. Gama Bandawe of the Malawi University of Science and Technology, was poised to respond with the necessary scientific tools in place.
Seeding Labs has given 13 ambitious university departments Instrumental Access 2019 awards to accelerate their scientific teaching and research.
Thirteen ambitious research departments in developing countries around the world have been awarded scientific resources and equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2019 Instrumental Access program. The 2019 Instrumental Access awardees were announced at the fourth annual “Positively Instrumental” event held at Merck Research Labs in Boston on May 1, 2019.
The 2019 Instrumental Access Call for Applications is now open.
Thanks to our donors and supporters like you, Instrumental Access equipment has arrived at the University of Zimbabwe ??! Get a first-hand look at the equipment’s arrival here…
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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…