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.

24th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME)

KRISP, KULeuven & Univ. Hong Kong - 2019-08-04

24th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, 4-9 August, 2019. The VEME workshop is recognised as one of the best international virus bioinformatics courses.


KRISP Talks: Prof. Michael Pepper ASSAf Consensus Study on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genetics & Genomics in South Africa

KRISP Talks - 2019-05-07

UKZN African Health Flagship Talks by Prof. Michael Pepper (University of Pretoria & SAMRC Unit for Stem Cell Research & Therapy) - the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) Consensus Study on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genetics & Genomics in South Africa. Tuesday, 7 May 2019 (11:00am - 12:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


KRISP at UKZN is reversing brain drain in Africa and achieving scientific excellence!

KRISP News - 2019-04-19

KRISP at UKZN challenges the status quo to create a scientific environment in (South) Africa that delivers high level science, creates innovations and reverses the brain drain. This vision is starting to pay off, and we are happy to say that in just two years, we published twelve manuscripts in Nature, Science and Lancet journals!


Research Ethics and Conflicts of Interest Workshop, Durban, South Africa, 1st April 2019

KRISP Education - 2019-04-01

UKZN African Health Flagship Postgraduate Training Program present the Research Ethics and Conflicts of Interest Workshop. Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, 1 April 2019. Training is open to University Post-Graduate Students & Post-Doctoral Fellows.


KRISP Newsletter Feb/Mar 2019: Partnership with University of Washington, postgraduate training and translational science workshop

KRISP Newsletter - 2019-03-30

This month, we focused our newsletter on KRISP partnership with the Department of Global Health at University of Washington in Seattle. We also focus on our new post-graduate training workshops. This month, we also have many publications on African Health, including on HIV and TB phylogenetic and drug resistance analysis.


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

KRISP Education - 2019-03-28

UKZN African Health Flagship, 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.



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