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SATuRN Newsletter, Dec 2013: News, workshops, manuscripts & PhD/MSC positions available!

SATuRN - 2014-01-06

The newsletter idea is that anyone with 15 minutes to spare can learn about our work and its application in everyday life. In our last issue of 2013 our newsletter we focus on our capacity building programme. We also advertise 7 PhDs and 4 MScs positions in this issue!

In this issue our highlights are:

News: Heroes in the battle for health, Sunday Times

Publication: Implementing HIV-1 Genotypic Resistance Testing in Antiretroviral Therapy Programs in Africa: Needs, Opportunities, and Challenges

News: SATURN-PASER unites international minds & reveals potential resistance free HIV drug

Publication: An Investigation of Classification Algorithms for Predicting HIV Drug Resistance without Genotype Resistance Testing

Videos: SATuRN Data Curation & Affordable SATuRN/Life Technologies Genotyping Assay

Workshop: Bioinformatics in the Tropics - Uganda 2014. Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda, 7th to 10th April 2014

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Krisp seminar: A multi-centre analysis of internal migration and AIDS/TB and NCD-related mortality in Kenya and South Africa
From KRISP & MRC Flaghship, date: 2017-08-23

KRISP & SANTHE trainee wins Best Abstract at DELTAS Africa meeting
From KRISP & SANTHE news, date: 2017-07-19

Durban at the forefront of DNA research - KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform - KRISP
From Independent on Saturday, date: 2017-07-15
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