Category Archives: collaborations

Global Camps Africa Visits Ragon

On Sept 6, 2012, the Ragon Institute International Program and the Education Program hosted Global Camps Africa at the Charlestown laboratories.   Global Camps Africa is an educative program developed by Phil Lilienthal in South Africa. These 8-day camps provide education, life skills and support to HIV-affected kids and teens near Soweto.   Five South […]

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Microsoft Research: Seeking Solutions in Africa

Nov 28

Microsoft Research: Seeking Solutions in Africa

Microsoft Research and the Ragon Institute have collaborated on a new way to fight HIV. Microsoft researcher David Heckerman catalogs fragments of HIV that are vulnerable to attack by the immune system. The amount of data generated is enormous, but by using thousands of Microsoft machines working in parallel, researchers are able to make computations […]

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Newsletter Vol 5: Local Outreach and Associate Members

This spring saw employees and faculty of the Ragon Institute more involved in the community than ever before. From community events to student education, Ragon showed its commitment, not only to research, but also to care for those infected with HIV/AIDS.   The Annual AIDS Walk The 26th annual AIDS Walk and 5K Run is […]

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Newsletter Vol 2: Student Program, Yu Lab, WhizzKids

Ragon Summer Student Program For many, summer time means beaches and barbeques, but for motivated high school and undergraduate students interested in HIV research, summer also means research at the Ragon Institute.   The Ragon Institute Summer Student Program, directed by Dr. Sylvie Le Gall, has been in force since 2005 and has grown exponentially […]

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