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.

4th Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting - 2nd May, Durban, South Africa

KRISP News - 2018-05-02

In partnership with Stanford University, KRISP will host its 4th Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting on the 2 May at 7h30-8h30 K-RITH Tower Building. The keynote address focus on Intellectual Property (IP) & Patents and it is presented byTyron Grant, MSc (Genetics) & Patent Attorney, Partner, Spoor & Fisher.


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

KRISP News - 2018-04-19

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 ten manuscripts in Nature, Science and Lancet journals!


Nature paper: Renewing Felsenstein's phylogenetic bootstrap in the era of big data

KRISP Papers - 2018-04-18

KRISP Nature paper with Pasteur Institute on a new phylogenetic method to analyse large HIV and mammalian DNA sequence datasets!


Thought Leadership Workshop on Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship - 10 April 2018, Pretoria, South Africa

KRISP & TIA News - 2018-04-10

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) funded Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) in collaboration with KRISP invites academics, government, clinicians, investors, law-makers, entrepreneurs and industrialists to an intellectually engaging exchange of ideas on the establishment of an innovative bio-incubation system. 10 April 2018, Pretoria, South Africa.


Laboratory-free virology research: Computational approaches for evolutionary hypothesis testing

KRISP Talks - 2018-04-09

KRISP Talks by Prof. Darren P Martin, IDMM, University of Cape Town (UCT), 9 April 2018 (12:00 - 13:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


KRISP Newsletter - March 2018: Partnership with TIA, DST and SAMRC on a Thought Leadership Workshop in Pretoria, News, Publications and Collaborators

KRISP Newsletter - 2018-04-05

In our third issue of 2018, we would like to bring attention to a partnership with TIA, DST and SAMRC to deliver a Thought Leadership Workshop on Bio-Innovation. We also highlight some of our publications, collaborators and capacity building workshops



YouTube Videos

Krisp - a next generation DNA sequencing research centre opens in Durban, South Africa - eTV news

From Tulio de Oliveira, Veron Ramsuran, Nicolette Crozier, Zandile Sibisi, Marcel Tongo, Benjamin Chimukangara, Thabiso Dlamini, date: 2017-07-24, duration: 00:02:25

Transmission networks and risk of HIV infection in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a community-wide phylogenetic study - Keynote presentation at AIDS 2016.

From Anthony Fauci, Quarraisha Abdool Karim, David Khanyile, Tulio de Oliveira, Salim Abdool Karim, date: 2016-06-20, duration: 00:03:41

Completion of a world-class genomics lab at KRISP/UKZN, Durban, South Africa - Part III

From Prevashinee Padayachee and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2014-08-06, duration: 00:02:43

KRISP Genomics Laboratory Construction - Video Diary Part II

From Prevashinee Padayachee and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2014-04-05, duration: 00:01:52

KRISP Genomics Laboratory Construction - Video Diary Part I

From Prevashinee Padayachee and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2014-03-13, duration: 00:03:45