KRISP Newsletter Apr/May 2019: Genomics, bioinformatics and artificial intelligence technologies at KRISP and ThermoFisher Workshops

KRISP Newsletter - 2019-05-01

This month, we focused our newsletter on Genomics, bioinformatics and artificial intelligence at KRISP. This month newsletter also highlights our travel to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and a prestigious Royal Society Award to KRISP. We also cover our recent publication on TB and mental health in South Africa and four new training workshops organized with ThermoFisher Scientific.

KRISP newsletter Apr/May 2019, Genomics, bioinformatics and artificial intelligence at KRISP

This issue's highlights are:

Genomics & Bioinformatics: A KRISPER is inspired at the Wellcome Sanger Institute

Artificial Intelligence: KRISP at IndabaX Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence Conference, South Africa 2019

Award: KRISP team leader Dr. Veron Ramsuran joins a select club of Royal Society Research Fellows in Africa

Workshop: Quantitative PCR (qPCR), KRISP and ThermoScientific Workshop, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa, 20 June, 2019

Workshop: Capillary Electrophoresis (i.e. Sanger Sequencing) Training Workshop, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa, 24-25 June, 2019

Workshop: DNA Sequencing Fragment Analysis (i.e Microsatellite) Workshop, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa, 27-28 June, 2019

Talks: ASSAf Consensus Study on Genetics & Genomics Seminar, 7 May 2019

Publication: Spatial structure of depression in South Africa, Nature Scientific Reports 2019

Publication: Neurocognitive Impairment Risk Among Individuals With Multiple Drug-Resistant TB and HIV Coinfection, J Nerv Ment Dis. 2019

Media: KRISP work highlighted at SAFM, Sunday Times and U.K. Royal Society

Links:

http://www.krisp.org.za/manuscripts/KRISPnewsletter_4_2019.pdf