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

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:11/30/2016)... -- higi SH llc (higi) announced today the launch ... industry thought-leaders and celebrity influencers looking to encourage, ... steps to live healthier, more active lives. ... built the largest self-screening health station network in ... have conducted over 185 million biometric screenings.  The ...
(Date:11/29/2016)... Nearly one billion matches per second with DERMALOG,s high-speed AFIS    ... ... DERMALOG is Germany's largest Multi-Biometric supplier: The ... Identification Systems) ... Germany's largest Multi-Biometric supplier: The company's Fingerprint Identification System is part of ...
(Date:11/22/2016)... November 22, 2016 According to the new market ... Print, Face, Vein, Signature, Voice), Multi-Factor), Component (Hardware and Software), Function (Contact ... MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to grow from USD 10.74 Billion in ... 16.79% between 2016 and 2022. Continue Reading ... ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... CARDIFF, UK (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 ... ... high precision light to control cells — optogenetics — is key to exciting ... state of the art, spatially patterned light projected via free-space optics stimulates small, ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... data bioInformatics portal. In response to client demand KbioBox developed a sophisticated “3 ... biodesign program. Both are accessible from KBioBox’s new website, https://www.kbiobox.com/ ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... 8, 2016 Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix ... developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases where ... it will be hosting an Investor Webcast Event Friday, ... origins of innate defense regulators (IDRs) as a new ... mucositis and the recently announced and published Phase 2 ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016   Biocept, Inc . ... provider of clinically actionable liquid biopsy tests to ... clinical data featuring its Target Selector™ Circulating Tumor ... for the detection of actionable biomarkers in patients ... sponsored by Sara Cannon Research Institute (SCRI), the ...
Breaking Biology Technology: