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  1. Content type: Review

    The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency recognizes that Africa is in a period of transition and that this demands exploring and harnessing safe advances made in science-based innovations in...

    Authors: Barbara Glover, Olalekan Akinbo, Moussa Savadogo, Samuel Timpo, Godwin Lemgo, Woldeyesus Sinebo, Sunday Akile, Silas Obukosia, Jeremy Ouedraogo, Margareth Ndomondo-Sigonda, Muffy Koch, Diran Makinde and Aggrey Ambali

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):11

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 8

  2. Content type: Review

    The development and use of genetic technologies is regulated by countries according to their national laws and governance structures. Legal frameworks require comprehensive technical evidence to be submitted b...

    Authors: Geoff Turner, Camilla Beech and Lucia Roda

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):13

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 8

  3. Content type: Review

    Frameworks that govern the development and application of novel products, such as the products of synthetic biology, should involve all those who are interested or potentially affected by the products. The gov...

    Authors: Andrew Stirling, K. R. Hayes and Jason Delborne

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):15

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 8

  4. Content type: Review

    Policy and management related to the release of organisms generated by emerging biotechnologies for pest management should be informed through public engagement. Regulatory decisions can be conceptually distin...

    Authors: Michael M. Burgess, John D. Mumford and James V. Lavery

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):12

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 8

  5. Content type: Review

    Gene drives are systems of biased inheritance that enhance the likelihood a sequence of DNA passes between generations through sexual reproduction and potentially throughout a local population and ultimately a...

    Authors: James P. Collins

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):9

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 8

  6. Content type: Introduction

    In October 2016, a two-day meeting of 65 academic, government and industry professionals was held at North Carolina State University for early-stage discussions about the international governance of gene drives: ...

    Authors: Zachary S. Brown, Lucy Carter and Fred Gould

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):10

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 8

  7. Content type: Review

    The emergence of new technologies for genetic modification has broadened the range of possible new products. The regulations of many countries that could benefit from these new products may not be prepared to ...

    Authors: Paulo P. Andrade, Marília Andreza da Silva Ferreira, Marta Silva Muniz and Amaro de Casto Lira-Neto

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):16

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 8

  8. Content type: Proceedings

    Universal Health Coverage (UHC)is central to the health Sustainable Development Goals(SDG). Working towards UHC is a powerful mechanism for achieving the right to health and promoting human development which i...

    Authors: Martin Okechukwu C. Ota, Doris Gatwiri Kirigia, Emil Asamoah-Odei, Pamela Suzanne Drameh-Avognon, Olushayo Olu, Mwelecele Ntuli Malecela, Joseph Waogodo Cabore and Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 7):8

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 7

  9. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the original article [1], it was noticed one of the author’s Given Names was misspelled. Sarah Rich’s name was misspelled as Sara Rich. The author’s name is correctly presented in the auth...

    Authors: Jill Thompson, Chi-Chi Undie, Avni Amin, Brooke Ronald Johnson, Rajat Khosla, Leopold Ouedraogo, Triphonie Nkurunziza, Sarah Rich, Elizabeth Westley, Melissa Garcia, Harriet Birungi and Ian Askew

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12:7

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    The original article was published in BMC Proceedings 2018 12:5

  10. Content type: Meeting Report

    The Office of Dietary Supplements, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the National Institute on Aging, and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a...

    Authors: LaVerne L. Brown, Barbara Cohen, Derrick Tabor, Giovanna Zappalà, Padma Maruvada and Paul M. Coates

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 6):6

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 6

  11. Content type: Meeting report

    In April 2016, the Population Council, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception, convened a regional meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, geare...

    Authors: Jill Thompson, Chi-Chi Undie, Avni Amin, Brooke Ronald Johnson, Rajat Khosla, Leopold Ouedraogo, Triphonie Nkurunziza, Sara Rich, Elizabeth Westley, Melissa Garcia, Harriet Birungi and Ian Askew

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 5):5

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 5

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Proceedings 2018 12:7

  12. Content type: Meeting report

    Migrants and refugees face challenges accessing both healthcare and good social determinants of health in Malaysia. Participants at the “Migrant and Refugee Health in Malaysia workshop, Kuala Lumpur, 9-10 Nove...

    Authors: Nicola S. Pocock, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, Chee Khoon Chan, Erwin Martinez Faller, Nicholas Harrigan, Veena Pillai and Kolitha Wickramage

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 4):4

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 4

  13. Content type: Meeting report

    Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare heterogenous condition that causes progressive suppurative lung disease, chronic rhinosinusitis, chronic otitis media, infertility and abnormal situs. ‘Better Experim...

    Authors: Florian Halbeisen, Claire Hogg, Mikkel C. Alanin, Zuzanna Bukowy-Bieryllo, Francisco Dasi, Julie Duncan, Amanda Friend, Myrofora Goutaki, Claire Jackson, Victoria Keenan, Amanda Harris, Robert A. Hirst, Philipp Latzin, Gemma Marsh, Kim Nielsen, Dominic Norris…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 2):1

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 2

  14. Content type: Method

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds training programs to increase the numbers and skills of scientists who obtain NIH research grants, but few programs have been rigorously evaluated. The sizeable re...

    Authors: Pamela L. Davidson, Nicole M. G. Maccalla, Abdelmonem A. Afifi, Lourdes Guerrero, Terry T. Nakazono, Shujin Zhong and Steven P. Wallace

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):15

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

  15. Content type: Original Paper

    UMBC, a diverse public research university, “builds” upon its reputation in producing highly capable undergraduate scholars to create a comprehensive new model, STEM BUILD at UMBC. This program is designed to ...

    Authors: William R. LaCourse, Kathy Lee Sutphin, Laura E. Ott, Kenneth I. Maton, Patrice McDermott, Charles Bieberich, Philip Farabaugh and Philip Rous

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):24

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

  16. Content type: Method

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Diversity Program Consortium (DPC) includes a Coordination and Evaluation Center (CEC) to conduct a longitudinal evaluation of the two signature, national NIH ini...

    Authors: Heather E. McCreath, Keith C. Norris, Nancy E. Calderόn, Dawn L. Purnell, Nicole M. G. Maccalla and Teresa E. Seeman

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):27

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

  17. Content type: Original Paper

    Undergraduate students who are interested in biomedical research typically work on a faculty member’s research project, conduct one distinct task (e.g., running gels), and, step by step, enhance their skills. ...

    Authors: Farin Kamangar, Gillian Silver, Christine Hohmann, Cleo Hughes-Darden, Jocelyn Turner-Musa, Robert Trent Haines, Avis Jackson, Nelson Aguila and Payam Sheikhattari

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):18

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

  18. Content type: Original Paper

    Preparing a successful research proposal is one of the most complex skills required of professional scientists, yet this skill is rarely if ever, taught. A major goal of the National Research Mentoring Network...

    Authors: Harlan P. Jones, Richard McGee, Anne Marie Weber-Main, Dedra S. Buchwald, Spero M. Manson, Jamboor K. Vishwanatha and Kolawole S. Okuyemi

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):16

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

  19. Content type: Original Paper

    As part of the NIH BUILD initiative to diversify the scientific workforce, the EXITO project is a large multi-institutional effort to provide comprehensive support and training for undergraduates from traditio...

    Authors: Dawn M. Richardson, Thomas E. Keller, De’ Sha S. Wolf, Adrienne Zell, Cynthia Morris and Carlos J. Crespo

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):19

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

  20. Content type: Original Paper

    Unconscious bias and explicit forms of discrimination continue to pervade academic institutions. Multicultural and diversity training activities have not been sufficient in making structural and social changes...

    Authors: Carrie L. Saetermoe, Gabriela Chavira, Crist S. Khachikian, David Boyns and Beverly Cabello

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):21

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

  21. Content type: Original Paper

    Faced with decades of severe economic decline, the city of Detroit, Michigan (USA) is on the cusp or reinventing itself. A Consortium was formed of three higher education institutions that have an established ...

    Authors: Jeanne M. Andreoli, Andrew Feig, Steven Chang, Sally Welch, Ambika Mathur and Gary Kuleck

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):23

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

  22. Content type: Introduction

    National reports call for improving America’s leadership in scientific research, accelerating degree attainments, and diversifying the scientific workforce to foster innovation. However, slow progress and pers...

    Authors: Sylvia Hurtado, Damani White-Lewis and Keith Norris

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2017 11(Suppl 12):17

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 12

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