Navigation Links
New York Academy of Science to host a workshop on innovating for the developing world
Date:6/27/2011

On June 30, 2011, the New York Academy of Sciences' Science Alliance and Scientists Without Borders are jointly hosting "Innovating on a Shoestring," a hands-on workshop that will examine how to develop and deploy appropriate and necessary technologies for patients and physicians in low-resource settings. The 2-hour interactive presentation will be led by Dr. Jacqueline Linnes of D-Lab, a world-famous teaching laboratory located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). D-Lab is dedicated to developing and implementing innovative and low-cost solutions to global development and health issues. Find out more at d-lab.mit.edu.

The challenge of low-resource innovation calls for an approach that marries practical ingenuity with advanced scientific know-how. Participants will be introduced to the relevant design principles and led through a number of successful case studies. Graduate students, postdocs, medical students and others interested in helping to solve myriad challenges facing the developing world are encouraged to attend. This workshop will provide practical tips on how to identify real-world problems, build on-the-ground partnerships and find ways to implement practical solutions.

WHAT: A Hands-on Workshop: "Innovating on a Shoestring: Medical Technologies for the Developing World"

WHO: Jacqueline Linnes, a postdoctoral researcher at MIT's D-Lab

WHEN: Thursday, June 30, 2011 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WHERE: The New York Academy of Sciences 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St., 40th floor, New York City

This event is presented by Science Alliance and Scientists Without Borders, both programs of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Media Must RSVP: Monica Kerr: (212) 298-8612 or mkerr@nyas.org'/>"/>

Contact: Monica Kerr
mkerr@nyas.org
212-298-8612
New York Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Academy participates in project to discover drugs, biofuels in tropical seas
2. NWO and Academy launch research program with China
3. Carnegies Doug Koshland elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
4. University of Texas at Austin engineer elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
5. MBL director and CEO and cell biology pioneer Gary Borisy elected to National Academy of Sciences
6. Swine flu experts gather at New York Academy of Sciences May 28
7. Singapore scientists elected into National Academy of Sciences
8. Seventy-three scientists elected to the American Academy of Microbiology
9. New species of phallus-shaped mushroom named after California Academy of Sciences scientist
10. Academy Library accepted to prestigious Biodiversity Heritage Library
11. US National Academy of Sciences wins 2009 CAAT recognition award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... University of Chicago is creating a new professorship ... the University,s Institute for Molecular Engineering and the ... donation from the Millicent and Eugene Bell Foundation., ... reside within the Institute for Molecular Engineering. That ... project at the MBL,s Eugene Bell Center for ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Shenzhen, China Researchers from Salk Institute for Biological ... time evaluated the safety and reliability of the ... a new method, TALEN-HDAdV, which could significantly increased ... (hiPSC). This study published online in Cell ... for stem cell-based gene therapy. , The combination ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 The increased risk of kidney injury related ... fluids reflects the mass of HES molecules, according to ... journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS). , ... effect of HES on cultured human renal proximal tubule ... Wunder and colleagues of University Hospital Wrzburg, Austria. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New professorship in tissue engineering links molecular engineering, marine biology 2A new genome editing method brings the possibility of gene therapies closer to reality 2In lab studies, hydroxyethyl starch has direct harmful effects on kidney cells 2
... . . . With a network ... seismic activity, traffic, bacteria on beaches, water levels and ... to expand. Sensorpedia, developed three years ago by Oak ... first responders, individuals and communities with online sensor data ...
... ARBOR, Mich. Why do some diseases affect only ... of Michigan have found neural tissue contains imbalanced levels ... a debilitating childhood movement disorder. Known as ... movements or abnormal postures. It,s caused by a mutation ...
... 1. Discover the latest in Earth and Space Sciences ... findings in the Earth and space sciences in Foz do ... the meeting, which takes place from 8 to 12 August, ... 2010 Haiti and Chile earthquakes, extreme weather events in the ...
Cached Biology News:Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- June 2010 2Neural tissue contains imbalanced levels of proteins, U-M study finds 22010 Meeting of the Americas, Brazil: News media registration open 22010 Meeting of the Americas, Brazil: News media registration open 32010 Meeting of the Americas, Brazil: News media registration open 4
(Date:7/11/2014)... BCC Research ( http://www.bccresearch.com ) reveals in its new ... GLOBAL MARKETS , the global market for digital polymerase ... 2013. This is estimated to grow to $490 billion ... (CAGR) of 28.6%. , New digital PCR technology has ... the broader PCR field. The opportunities presented by this ...
(Date:7/11/2014)...  Researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new way ... called Virtual Finger, allows scientists to move through ... synapses using the flat surface of their computer ... studies orders of magnitude more efficient, saving time, ... many areas of experimental biology. The software and ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 ... often present in very low abundance and are ... quite challenging and time-consuming. , Join presenters Dr. ... Laboratories, and Dr. John Anders, Head of Quality ... mass spectrometer-based approach that can speed detection and ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Terascala, the ... announced that Alan Swahn, a former vice president of ... team as vice president of marketing. Terascala’s software when ... and NetApp create the highest performance and most reliable ... appointed to guide Terascala’s channel expansion and broaden its ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Market for Digital Polymerase Chain Reaction Technology to Reach $490 Billion by 2018; Equipment Sector Accounts for the Fastest Growing Segment With 33% CAGR 2Global Market for Digital Polymerase Chain Reaction Technology to Reach $490 Billion by 2018; Equipment Sector Accounts for the Fastest Growing Segment With 33% CAGR 3Virtual Finger Enables Scientists To Navigate And Analyze 3D Images Of Complex Biological Structures 2Virtual Finger Enables Scientists To Navigate And Analyze 3D Images Of Complex Biological Structures 3Novel Ms Techniques Speed Detection of Biopharmaceutical Product and Process Impurities, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Terascala Expands Executive Team 2Terascala Expands Executive Team 3
... have pleaded guilty in Milwaukee to charges of criminal ... $6 million in counterfeit Rockwell Automation computer ... Alice Fisher for the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney ... announced that Robert Koster of Jonesboro, Ark. pleaded ...
... of digital everything, print still captures the imagination of consumers ... , ,There's no clearer example than Blurb . I ... was no more than a brief PowerPoint deck. ... afternoon and Eileen unwound a vision for consumer-generated books that ...
... Jay Kouba, a 25-year veteran of the chemical and petroleum ... Energy Systems . , ,Virent, which recently entered into an ... Oil Co., is developing technologies that allow the renewable replacement ... of Metabolix, Inc. , a publicly traded Massachusetts bioscience ...
Cached Biology Technology:Two convicted of selling $6 million in counterfeit Rockwell software on eBay 2Blurb shows that print still captures imaginations 2Blurb shows that print still captures imaginations 3
... HydroFlex platform provides excellent performance, reliability ... 96-well format applications, including washing of ... and vacuum filtration-to-waste, such as for ... control features set new standards for ...
... The Helios gene gun system, 100-120 ... of biomaterials into cells. This handheld device ... DNA-, RNA-, and other biomaterial-coated gold microcarriers ... plastic cartridge directly into target cells. This ...
... are used to immunize rabbits. , Agro-Bio has ... of antigen and quality of the antibodies obtained. ... protocol in order to avoid animal variability. The ... approximately 75 mL per rabbit.,150 to 250 g ...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant DHX8. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = DHX8...
Biology Products: