Category Archives: international

International Students Visit Ragon

As part of the Ragon Institute’s ongoing commitment to education, the week of May 14-18 saw Ragon hosting international students from Spain and Chile.   During the week, 8 Masters/PhD students from Spain and 3 high school students from Chile met with Ragon faculty and shadowed postdoctoral fellows.   Three of the eight visiting students […]

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K-RITH/Ragon/CFAR Sponsor Biostatistics Course in South Africa

May 7-11, 2012 the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH), the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, and the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) co-sponsored a biostatistics course in Durban, South Africa for the benefit of African scientists.   Biostatistics is the application of statistics to a wide range of […]

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HPP Holds First Annual World AIDS Day Event

The theme of HIV Pathogenesis Programme‘s (HPP) first annual World AIDS Day event, held December 2011, was an “Update on progress made towards the development of a safe and effective HIV vaccine.” The purpose was to educate the community in Umlazi, a township on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, about the vaccine research […]

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