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New HST.S46 IAP course “Evolution of an Epidemic” takes MIT undergrads to the heart of the AIDS epidemic in Africa

HST.S46 class pictured at the Nelson Mandela Capture site; a national monument.

Nineteen MIT undergraduates attended the inaugural HST course “Evolution of an Epidemic”, taught during the 2017 IAP in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.  Focusing on the HIV epidemic as an example, course directors Bruce Walker (Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard) and Howard Heller (MIT Medical) built a curriculum around how the medical, scientific…

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MIT-Harvard Microbiome Symposium

The MIT Microbiome Club invites you to the 2nd Annual MIT-Harvard Microbiome Symposium Health & Ventures in the Microbiome Wednesday, March 22 | 12-5 pm | Media Lab Join us in the spring to learn from researchers, clinicians, and entrepreneurs about innovative work and novel ventures in the microbiome! Talks…

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