KRISP Newsletter Oct 2019: BioDurban & KRISP walkabout to Sydney to participate in the top translational program in the world: the SPARK Global progra

KRISP Newsletter - 2019-10-04

This month, we focus on the launch of we focus on KRISP launching a Biotech Incubator in Durban – BioDurban. KRISP team walkabout to Sydney to participate in the top translational program in the world: the SPARK Global program. In our newsletter, we also highlight some of our fun activities, including three travel blogs, a Photo Exhibition with a great photographer and the publication of a Open Access Book on genomics and bioinformatics for viral outbreaks.

KRISP newsletter Oct 2019 BioDurban & KRISP walkabout to Sydney to participate in the top translational program in the world: the SPARK Global program.

This issue's highlights are:

- Biotech Innovation: KRISP participation in BioAfrica 2019

- Biotech Innovation: BioDurban is launched as an initiative of KRISP at UKZN & eThekweni Municipality.

- Blog: SPARK Global Annual Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training

- Blog: Extract from Dr. Thulile Nlapo’s Travel Journal to a Translational Science Trip to Australia

- Blog: 5th Annual SPARK Global Meeting – personal view of Dr Richard Lessells and Gugulethu Mkhize

- Photo Exhibition: Life Blood - Photo Exhibition by Samora Chapman, Durban, 24 Oct 2019

- Book: Mosquito-Borne Viral Diseases: Control and Prevention in the Genomics Era

- Workshop: KRISP is running a Phylogenetics workshop at the 28th International Workshop on HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Strategies

Links:

http://www.krisp.org.za/manuscripts/KRISPnewsletter_9_2019.pdf