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Oyindamola Adefisayo ’08: Scientific Research is Key to Ending COVID-19

Oyindamola Adefisayo ’08, currently doing her Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis at The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, speaks on the COVID-19 pandemic and how scientific research can contribute towards finding a cure. In analyzing the current pandemic, Oyindamola said, “The success of SARS-CoV-2 as a pathogen leading to a pandemic is based on the fact that it is newly emerged, highly infectious but not extremely lethal especially when compared to other viral infections such as Ebola. These characteristics have led to governments and scientists having to play catch-up as the full impact of the virus only started to become apparent after it had already established a widespread infection across the globe.”

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Decennial Symposium: Science and Technology for Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

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No Looking Back: Eddie Ndopu Makes Space for a Historic 2018

  ‘I want people to be powerful, the very best versions of themselves, everything their imagination desires – beyond the ramp, beyond compliance. I want to open up talk about the…

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A multi-faceted approach to life and science

When Julia Agudogo graduated in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University in North Carolina earlier this year, she did so with a stellar triumph to her credit: winning the Rice 360°…

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