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Hello, all! Please keep in mind that, due to the recent health event, we ask that all members confirm with the event coordinator that scheduled events through the organization as found in the calendar will continue as scheduled, and have not been cancelled. Thank you.

This page will be dedicated to news and events as information for the members, information for prospective members, and celebrating highlights and activities of the group. Check back often as this page will be updated frequently!

 

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  • How COVID-19 human challenge trials work -- and why I volunteered | Sophie Rose November 20, 2020
    In April 2020, epidemiologist-in-training Sophie Rose volunteered to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. As a young, healthy adult, she's offering to take part in a human challenge trial, a study where participants are intentionally exposed to SARS-CoV-2 to test vaccines and gather critical data. Explaining how challenge trials could speed up the […]
  • Could we treat spinal cord injuries with asparagus? | Andrew Pelling November 20, 2020
    Take a mind-blowing trip to the lab as TED Senior Fellow Andrew Pelling shares his research on how we could use fruits, vegetables and plants to regenerate damaged human tissues -- and develop a potentially groundbreaking way to repair complex spinal cord injuries with asparagus.
  • How quinoa can help combat hunger and malnutrition | Cedric Habiyaremye November 19, 2020
    On a mission to create a hunger-free world, agricultural entrepreneur Cedric Habiyaremye makes the case for cultivating quinoa -- and other versatile, nutrient-rich grains -- in places experiencing malnutrition, like his native Rwanda. He shares a model to help smallholder farmers across Africa diversify their fields with nutritious and indigenous crops, taking a step towards […]