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STEM Education: Sample to PCR Training Workshop, KRISP and ThermoScientific Workshop, Durban, South Africa, 6 July 2018

Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) training on PCR. Thermo-KRISP Lab, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, 6 July 2018. Training is open to High-school and University Students and scholarships available to previously disadvantaged South African students.


Durban Spark Innovation Breakfast Meeting - Fintech & Project UBU - 4 July 2018, Durban, South Africa

In partnership with Stanford University, KRISP will host its 6th Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting on the 4 July at 7h30-8h30 K-RITH Tower Building. The keynote address focus on Fintech & Project UBU by Viroshan Naicker, Mathematician & Economist, North Quotient.


KRISP Newsletter - June 2018 - KRISP at the Innovation Festival, STEM training with ThermoScientific, two research awards and LancetHIV paper

KRISP participated in the Innovate Durban 2018 Festival, Sample to PCR KRISP and Thermo-Fisher Scientific Workshop, KRISP gets two awards at SANTHE DELTA initiative and Lancet HIV paper on Dolutegravir for first line therapy in developing countries


Innovation Festival 2018, Durban, South Africa, 28-30 June 2018.

KRISP has an exhibition space at the Innovation Festival, The Barn, Durban, 28-29 June. Please come visit us and learn more about Genomics, Epigenetics, Bioinformatics, Precision Medicine and DNA testing.


KRISP and South Africa have a large exhibition at the most prestigious biotechnology event, the BIO Convention 2018, please come visit us!

KRISP and the South African DST, SAMRC and TIA showcase South Africa in the BIO 2018 as one of the most sophisticated, diverse and dynamic emerging market that is open to investment...


KRISP gets two awards at SANTHE DELTA initiative

KRISP researchers Upasana Ramphal and Dr. Marcel Tongo scooped two of the three awards at the Wellcome Trust DELTAS SANTHE research day held on the 6 - 7 June 2018 at Crinkly Bottom in Waterfall, South Africa.


5th Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting - Diagnostic Innovations: Gaps & Opportunities - 6 June 2018, Durban, South Africa

In partnership with Stanford University, KRISP will host its 5th Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting on the 6 June at 7h30-8h30 K-RITH Tower Building. The keynote address focus on Diagnostic Innovations: Gaps & Opportunities by Dr. Richard Lessells & Dr. Veron Ramsuran,Group Leaders at KRISP.


KRISP PAPERS

Dolutegravir for first-line antiretroviral therapy in low-income and middle-income countries: uncertainties and opportunities for implementation and research.
Dorward J, Lessells R, Drain PK, Naidoo K, de Oliveira T, Pillay Y, Karim SSA, Garrett N, Lancet HIV (2018), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S2352-3018(18)30093-6:.


Renewing Felsenstein's phylogenetic bootstrap in the era of big data.
Lemoine F, Domelevo Entfellner JB, Wilkinson E, Correia D, Davila Felipe M, de Oliveira T, Gascuel O, Nature (2018), :doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0043-0.


Spatial clustering of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Hlabisa subdistrict, KwaZulu-Natal, 2011-2015.
Smith CM, Lessells R, Grant AD, Herbst K, Tanser F, Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. (2018), 1;22(3):287-293. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0457:.


Effect of genetic variation in UGT1A and ABCB1 on moxifloxacin pharmacokinetics in South African patients with tuberculosis.
Naidoo A, Ramsuran V, Chirehwa M, Denti P, McIlleron H, Naidoo K, Yende-Zuma N, Singh R, Ngcapu S, Chaudhry M, Pepper MS, Padayatchi N, Pharmacogenomics (2018), 19(1):17-29. doi: 10.2217/pgs-2017-0144:.


Case report: mechanisms of HIV elite control in two African women.
Moosa Y, Tanko RF, Ramsuran V, Singh R, Madzivhandila M, Yende-Zuma N, Abrahams MR, Selhorst P, Gounder K, Moore PL, Williamson C, Abdool Karim SS, Garrett NJ, Burgers WA, BMC Infect Dis (2018), 18(1):54. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-2961-8:.


KRISP VIDEOS

Inhibiting natural killer cells in AIDS - Science 2018 - Veron Ramsuran
By: Veron Ramsuran

KRISP TEAM

KRISP BLOGS


Nicolette Crozier, Benjamin Chimukangara, Veron Ramsuran

Meeting of the Swiss, Swedes and South Africans minds


KRISP TOOLS

2016-08-21
Version: 3


REGA HIV Subtyping Tool V3 - South African mirror

This tool is designed to use phylogenetic methods in order to identify the HIV-1 subtype of a specific sequence. The sequence is analysed for recombination using bootscanning methods. The version 3 contains new CRFs (CRF01_AE to CRF47_BF).


2016-08-20
Version: 1


Zika Typing Tool

This is the first version of the Zika typing tool, which uses phylogenetic analysis to identify the species and genotype of the virus.


2016-08-20
Version: 1


Arbovirus Typing Tool

This is the first version of our Arbovirus typing tool for Chikungunya, Dengue, Yellow Fever and Zika


2016-08-20
Version: 1


Chikungunya Typing Tool

This is the first version of the Chikungunya typing tool, which uses phylogenetic analysis to identify the species and genotype of the virus.


2016-08-20
Version: 1


Yellow Fever Virus Typing Tool

This is the first version of the Yellow Fever typing tool, which uses phylogenetic analysis to identify the species and genotype of the virus.


2015-11-06
Version: 1


Dengue Virus Typing Tool

This is a beta version of our Dengue Virus Typing tool. For the mean time, this tool should be used for evaluation only. Please send feedback to Tulio de Oliveira.