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Announcements / 07.01.20
Security, building access, and visitors To help us monitor and limit building density, please note the following about entering and exiting 415 Main and the Stanley Building: All Broadies will need to enter at the main entrance of 415 Main or the Stanley Building and pass by the security desk.... read more
Announcements / 07.01.20
The Broad Institute has completed its ramp-up of onsite lab activity. The decision to ramp up is based on health trends in Massachusetts and guidance from the state and is coordinated with public health experts and our partner institutions.  Our first priority is protecting the health and safety... read more
Announcements / 06.29.20
"SARS-CoV-2 single-cell genomics analysis efforts in acute and severely infected patients" On Friday, June 26, Toni, Carly, and Alexandra-Chloe presented their progress in investigating the host immune and cellular response associated with COVID-19 infection, symptoms, and lethality using single-... read more
Announcements / 06.19.20
"Immune Responses in coronavirus infections and murine COVID-19 models" On Friday, June 12, guest Stanley Perlman (University of Iowa) discussed immune responses to non-COVID-19 coronaviruses, experimental animal models for COVID-19, and how responses to non-COVID-19 coronavirus vaccines help us... read more
Announcements / 06.16.20
Recommended articles "How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change" Medium, by Barack Obama. "The Systems That Protect the Police" from The New York Times. "Communicating Your Support For #Blacklivesmatter: Dos, Don’ts, And Resources" from 500WomenScientists.org. A short history of... read more
Announcements / 06.15.20
NIH is seeking applications for the 2021 Transformative Research awards through a new funding opportunity (RFA-RM-20-013) recently released on Friday, May 21, 2020. And, as a way to address concerns about bias in peer review while also enhancing diversity, this High Risk, High Reward program is... read more
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Announcements / 06.15.20
"Social, political, and public health factors fueling the COVID-19 crisis in Brazil and Colombia"Thursday, June 18 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Zoom link to join: broad.io/globalhealthcoffeebreaks   This event is open to the public, please share widely!Click here to add the event to your Google Calendar... read more
Announcements / 06.08.20
*/ Broadies, I’m writing today with a personal reflection as a Broad leader struggling to determine how the Broad Institute can confront racism. I was proud to participate in last week’s discussion organized by Shades@Broad around the toxic intersection of privilege and race. As I shared with my... read more
Announcements / 06.03.20
*/ Fellow Broadies,  I am writing about a subject that has been weighing heavily on my heart — and the hearts of many in the Broad community — in the past months, weeks, and especially the last few days. While the pandemic has revealed many good things in this country (the selflessness of health... read more
Announcements / 06.03.20
Have a hankering for some Curry Goat or Haitian Pâté?  Need to get those hard to find hair supplies? Or do you just feel the need to give extra support to some local businesses?  Check out this list of Boston based Black-owned businesses. (This is a crowdsourced list. If you have additional... read more