Recent research and activities at Ragon

Shalek Jointly Recruited by MIT and Ragon

The Ragon Institute, together with the Institute for Medical Engineering & Science (IMES) and the Chemistry Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), are pleased to announce that Dr. Alex K. Shalek has accepted a joint position as an Associate Member at the Ragon Institute, an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and a Core Member […]

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Porichis Recognized by CAVD as Early Career Investigator

Ragon Institute Investigator Filippos Porichis, PhD has been recognized by the Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD) for significant contributions to research conducted within the CAVD.  Dr. Porichis was nominated for the Early Career Investigator Award by Dr. Bruce Walker,  CAVD Principal Investigator and Director of the Ragon Institute.   The Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine […]

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Employee Highlight: Andrea Parker

The expressed goal of the Ragon Insitute is lofty: to harness the immune system to prevent and cure human disease.  But behind every principal investigator publishing a new finding is a team of support staff enabling their research.   In the offices, administrative assistants, regulatory staff, and grant administrators manage the office, monitor funding, and […]

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Third Annual Biostatistics Course Held in South Africa

The KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) hosted its third Interactive Biostatistics Course in Durban, South Africa.   39 scientists participated in the course at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) which was opened up to scientists from Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Botswana and Cameroon.  Travel scholarships for these students was […]

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New Findings Show Strikingly Early Seeding of HIV Viral Reservoir

The most critical barrier for curing HIV-1 infection is the presence of the viral reservoir, the cells in which the HIV virus can lie dormant for many years and avoid elimination by antiretroviral drugs. Very little has been known about when and where the viral reservoir is established during acute HIV-1 infection, or the extent […]

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Upcoming events:

  • Sep 23 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Ragon seminar: Warner Greene

    Venue: Ragon Institute, Mark & Lisa Schwartz Auditorium (400 Technology Square, Room 146)

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