Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology—a way to copy fragments of DNA until they’re numerous enough to identify—is considered the gold […]
The Science Philanthropy Alliance is a community of funders who work together to inspire new, emerging and current philanthropists to dedicate a portion of their philanthropy to basic science. Alliance members act both as champions and advisors to other philanthropists to ensure more private funding is earmarked for the kinds of research initiatives that have led to the scientific, technological and medical breakthroughs that fuel our technology and information-driven economy of the 21st century.
Why Basic Science?
The Science Philanthropy Alliance is honored to welcome its newest member, the Dana Foundation. The private philanthropy is dedicated to […]
In the latest installment of the COVID-19 Basic Science Prequels, writer Yen Duong explores the history of mathematical models, which have […]
When virologist Susan Weiss, PhD, began studying the mouse hepatitis virus (MHV), colleagues wondered why she wanted to investigate something […]
The Science Philanthropy Alliance’s board today announced the selection of Dr. France A. Córdova as Alliance president. Dr. Córdova, who […]
From smallpox scabs in the sixteenth century to failed attempts at an HIV vaccine in the twentieth, the latest COVID-19 Basic […]