Contact KRISP:

KRISP is based on a state-of-art building at Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, UKZN, Durban. South Africa has one of the world’s most advanced genetic sequencing systems in order to enable and support world-class genomics research in Africa. Our objective is to use NextGen sequencing and bioinformatics to answer scientific questions that are of local, national and international importance.

Location: K-RITH Tower Building
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine
University of KwaZulu-Natal
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa

Working hours

Monday to Friday - 8am to 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday - Closed


Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, PhD
Tel: +27 31260 4898
Cell: +27 82 9624219
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Genomics Laboratory:

Dr. Jennifer Giandhari, PhD
Tel: +27 31 260 3744
Cell: +27 84 599 9930
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Business Development Unit:

Gugulethu Cynthia Mkhize, MSc
Tel: +27 31 260 3744
Cell: +27 72 880 7674

Information for making requests

- Online form at service section
- Contact krisp at