The Q: The Quartzy Blog for lab managers and scientists
A scientist specializing in the HIV cure field, Dr. Marcella Flores leverages her diverse background as an entrepreneur and a strategist at a large non-profit to impact health outcomes in vulnerable populations. As associate director of research at amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, Dr. Flores co-develops the strategy aimed at finding the scientific basis of a cure for HIV by 2020. As founder, president & CEO of The Reagent Project, a STEM focused nonprofit, Dr. Flores directs the programmatic growth and financial development of the organization aimed at leveling the playing field for scientists.
In Kenya, Dr. Victor Shikuku, can now better test local water quality—thanks to his new XRD 6000 diffractometer, which had been on the verge of landing in a Washington state land fill before it landed in his lab. In Chicago’s South Side, 400