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New Gates Foundation President of Global Health Visits

Feb 10

New Gates Foundation President of Global Health Visits

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On Monday, February 6, 2012 the new President of Global Health for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Dr. Trevor Mundel, met with investigators from the Ragon Institute to learn about novel and cutting-edge research conducted at Ragon-affiliated laboratories. Prior to this meeting, Drs. Arup Chakraborty and Bruce Walker attended a breakfast with Dr. Mundel […]

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Newsletter Vol 4: Two Year Anniversary and Glimcher

Apr 05

Newsletter Vol 4: Two Year Anniversary and Glimcher

Ragon Institute 2nd Year Anniversary On March 19, 2011, more than 400 Ragon Institute employees, donors and collaborators gathered at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum at Columbia Point, Quincy, Massachusetts to celebrate the two year anniversary of the founding of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard.   The event was […]

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Newsletter Vol 3: HPP Retreat and Irvine

Jan 20

Newsletter Vol 3: HPP Retreat and Irvine

2010 HPP Retreat in South Africa Communication and collaboration is the lifeblood of real scientific progress. Researchers often work long hours focused on their own research but getting together periodically with others in their field to share results gives a fresh perspective which often moves research forward.   This past October, Ragon Institute faculty, researchers […]

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Newsletter Vol 2: Student Program, Yu Lab, WhizzKids

Oct 05

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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Newsletter Vol 1: AIDS Walk, Barouch, iTeach

Jul 04

Newsletter Vol 1: AIDS Walk, Barouch, iTeach

On June 6, Despite cloudy skies and a tornado watch, over 12,000 intrepid walkers showed up to support the 25th annual AIDS Walk Boston.   The Ragon Institute—and its former iteration, the Partners AIDS Research Center—has supported the AIDS Walk since 1996. The walk begins at the Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade and […]

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