15 minutes: KRISP (and our work) at a glance

Here we provide you with a summary of the key aspects of our work in the form of news articles, blogs, tweets and publications.

In this new section of the krisp.org.za website, the idea is that anyone with 15 minutes to spare can learn about our work and its application in everyday life.

DNA Sequencing Fragment Analysis (i.e Microsatellite) Workshop, Durban, South Africa, 28-29 March 2019

KRISP Education - 2019-03-28

KRISP, DIPLOMICS & Thermo Education Program on DNA Sequencing Fragment Analysis Workshop . Thermo-KRISP Lab, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, 28-29 March 2019. Training is open to University Post-Graduate Students & Technical Staff of Commercial and Academic laboratories. Scholarships available to previously disadvantaged South African learners.


Capillary Electrophoresis (i.e. Sanger Sequencing) Training Workshop, Durban, South Africa, 24-25 March 2019

KRISP Education - 2019-03-25

KRISP, DIPLOMICS & Thermo Education Program on Capillary Electrophoresis (i.e. Sanger Sequencing) . Thermo-KRISP Lab, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, 25-26 March 2019. Training is open to University Post-Graduate Students & Technical Staff of Commercial and Academic laboratories. Scholarships available to previously disadvantaged South African learners.


KRISP Talks: Prof Tulio de Oliveira, Power of Diversity: Being Inclusive Gives Teams a Competitive Edge In Science, 31 Jan 2019

KRISP Talks - 2019-01-31

KRISP Talks by Prof Tulio de Oliveira, Power of Diversity. Nature editorial covers a variety of studies that have tracked different types of diversity — ethnic, gender, nationality and scientific discipline — and suggest that particularly diverse groups publish a higher number of papers and receive more citations per paper than average. Thursday, 31 January 2019 (11:00am - 12:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


NextStrain & Genome Detective Workshop, KRISP, Durban, South Africa, 24-25 January 2019

KRISP & Univ. of Basel - 2019-01-24

From NGS data to real-time tracking of viruses' outbreaks: NextStrain and Genome Detective workshop. KRISP, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, 24-25 January. Training is free to post-graduate students of UKZN and members of the H3AbioNet Bioinformatics Network.


KRISP Newsletter January 2019: Training the next generation of scientists, positions available for PhDs and Post-Docs in Durban South Africa

KRISP News - 2019-01-10

This month, we focused our newsletter on KRISP training the next generation of scientists and positions available for PhDs and Post-Doctoral fellows at a Flagship program of UKZN. We also highlight publications on TB next generation sequencing and diagnostics, ethics and trans-disciplinary perspectives of HIV research and new phylodynamics models to characterize viral outbreaks.


Post-Doc and PhD positions available at the Afrocentric Precision Approach to Control Health Epidemics Flagship Project of UKZN

UKZN Flagship - 2019-01-08

We invite applications from ambitious Post-Docs (x10) and PhD (x10) students, to undertake research in a Flagship programme of UKZN in Durban and Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. In this Flagship, leading investigators from different disciplines come together to develop cutting-edge research ideas on precision medicine, precision public health and translational science.



YouTube Videos

STEM Education in Africa: KRISP & Thermo Fisher Scientific PCR Workshops

From Deseree Rajpal, Sahil Tulsi, Veron Ramsuran, Jennifer Giandhari, Nicolette Crozier and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2018-08-13, duration: 00:04:02

Grants support drives innovation & high level research in Durban, South Africa

From Gugulethu Mkhize, date: 2018-07-21, duration: 00:02:36

World-class genomics infrastructure to support collaborative research in Africa

From Jennifer Giandhari, date: 2018-07-21, duration: 00:03:01

Reversing the Brain Drain and Achieving Scientific Excellence

From Tulio de Oliveira and Veron Ramsuran, date: 2018-07-21, duration: 00:03:46

Cycle of HIV Infection in Young Women in South Africa

From Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2018-07-21, duration: 00:04:01