KRISP TALKS

Integrating Computer-Aided Drug Design into Infectious Disease Drug Discovery - 2018-05-09

KRISP Talks by Prof. Joe Eyermann, Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D) - UCT, University of Cape Town (UCT), 9 May 2018 (11:00am - 12:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


4th Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting - 2nd May, Durban, South Africa - 2018-05-02

In partnership with Stanford University, KRISP will host its 4th Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting on the 2 May at 7h30-8h30 K-RITH Tower Building. The keynote address focus on Intellectual Property (IP) & Patents and it is presented byTyron Grant, MSc (Genetics) & Patent Attorney, Partner, Spoor & Fisher.


Laboratory-free virology research: Computational approaches for evolutionary hypothesis testing - 2018-04-09

KRISP Talks by Prof. Darren P Martin, IDMM, University of Cape Town (UCT), 9 April 2018 (12:00 - 13:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


3rd Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting - 4th April at 7h30-8h30, Durban, South Africa - 2018-04-04

In partnership with Stanford University in the United States, UKZN's KZN Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) will host its 3rd Durban Spark Innovation breakfast meeting on the 4th April at 7h30-8h30 K-RITH Tower Building. The keynote address at the third breakfast is Professor Deresh Ramjugernath, UKZN's Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research.


Training the trainee - KRISP & KZN Science Center workshop on HIV/AIDS knowledge - 2018-03-30

The KZN Science Centre (KZNSC) team attended a HIV/AIDS training on the 8-9th of March 2018 that was hosted by KRISP at UKZN. The training equipped the team with a solid background and knowledge on HIV/AIDS which enabled the KZNSC educational facilitators to give informative presentations on HIV/AIDS to young grade 9 female learners in disadvantage communities.


2nd Durban Spark Innovation Breakfast Meeting - March Meeting Sparking Innovation on UKZN's Medical School Campus - 2018-03-15

By MaryAnn Francis, 15 March 2018, Durban. The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)-funded KZN Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) recently hosted its second Durban Spark Innovation breakfast featuring UKZN's A-rated scientist Professor Fernando Albericio as the keynote speaker.


Renewing Felsenstein's Phylogenetic Bootstrap in the Era of Big Data - 2018-03-06

KRISP Talks by Dr. Eduan Wilkinson, KRISP, UKZN, 6th March 2018 (15:00 - 16:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


1st Durban Spark Innovation Breakfast Meeting - February meeting in Durban to foster innovation between Universities, Government and Industrial Sector - 2018-02-07

The development of innovation, small businesses and entrepreneurship should be the cornerstones of development in order to alleviate poverty and improve health on the African continent. In order to respond to these challenges, KRISP and UKZN have partnered with some of the world's leading innovative organizations to learn from the successful innovation in the Silicon Valley.


Effect of DNA methylation on HIV disease - 2018-01-26

KRISP Talks by Dr. Veron Ramsuran, KRISP, UKZN & CAPRISA, 26 January 2018 (15:00 - 16:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


Integrating Assisted Partner Services and Phylogenetics for HIV and Hepatitis C Prevention in Nairobi - 2017-11-17

KRISP Talks by Dr. Aliza Monroe-Wise, University of Washington, 16 November 2017 (11:00am - 12:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


Real-time genomic epidemiology for outbreak response: Lessons and insights from the 2014-2016 Ebola virus epidemic - 2017-11-16

KRISP Talks by Prof. Andrew Rambaut, Edinburgh University, 15 November 2017 (15:00 - 16:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


Improving the estimation of temporal trends in HIV incidence by calibrating agent-based simulation models to multiple data sources - 2017-10-23

KRISP Talks by Dr. Wim Delva, SACEMA (Stellenbosch), 23 October 2017 (11:00am - 12:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


Paediatric HIV Infection: Elite Control, Remission and Cure - 2017-09-20

KRISP Talks by Prof. Philip Goulder, Oxford University, 20 September 2017 (14:00 - 15:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


A multi-centre analysis of internal migration and AIDS/TB and NCD-related mortality in Kenya and South Africa - 2017-08-23

KRISP Talks by Dr Carren Ginsburg, SAMRC/Wits Rural Public Health & Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), 23 August 2017 (11am - midday), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


Seminar: Can the type of jeans you wear determine your treatment response? - 2017-06-23

KRISP Talks by Professor Bonga Chiliza, Discipline of Psychiatry: College of Health Sciences, UKZN, 23 June 2017, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


Seminar: Microbial genome-wide association studies: lessons from human GWAS - 2017-03-17

KRISP Talks by Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, College of Health Sciences, UKZN & CAPRISA Research Associate, 17 March 2017, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: Differential HLA-A Expression Levels and the Effect on HIV - 2017-01-27

KRISP Talks by Dr Veron Ramsuran, Senior Lecturer: College of Health Sciences, UKZN, 27 January 2017, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: A phylodynamic view of the HIV epidemic in KwaZulu-Natal - 2016-03-11

KRISP Talks by Dr David Rasmussen, Postdoc Research Fellow, ETH Zurich, 11 March 2016, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: Sources of HIV infection among men having sex with men and implications for prevention - 2016-02-05

KRISP Talks by Oliver Ratmann, Research Fellow, Department Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College of London & UKZN MRC Research Fellow, 06 February 2016, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: Is HIV-1 subtype C more pathogenic than other subtypes? - 2015-08-21

We cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof Thumbi Ndungu from K-RITH and HPP/UKZN, 21 August 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: The Molecular Epidemiology of HIV in Rakai Uganda - 2015-07-17

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics & Bioinformatics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Oliver Laeyendecker Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University,19 June 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: Clinical Impressions of HIV Pathogenesis & Vaccine Research - 2015-06-19

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics & Bioinformatics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Dr Nigel Garrett from CAPRISA, 19 June 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: Near Full Length Sequencing to Understand HIV & TB Epidemics In Africa In Real Time - 2015-04-30

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics & Bioinformatics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, 30 April 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: Whole genome sequence interrogation of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis - 2015-03-20

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics & Bioinformatics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Samantha Sampson, 20 February 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: Virus and host genetics: where and how to look in big data for associations with infectious disease - 2015-02-13

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics & Bioinformatics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Paul Kellam, 13 February 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


Seminar: An Unexpected Influence of Genome Secondary Structure on Recombination in HIV - 2015-01-09

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Darren Martin, 9 January 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban


Seminar: Whole genome sequence interrogation of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis - 2014-11-21

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Samantha Sampson, 21 November 2014, Susser & Stein Seminar Room, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban


Seminar: Transcriptional profiling in human tuberculosis - 2014-10-10

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Robert J Wilkinson, 10 October 2014, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban


Seminar: ARV Therapy Initiated Before 2-Months-of-Age Reduces Transcriptionally Active HIV-1 DNA Persistence - 2014-09-19

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Gert Van Zyl, 19 September 2014, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban


Seminar: Nanotechnology and the Treatment of HIV Infection - 2014-08-22

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Dr. Louis Chonco Jimenez, 22 August 2014, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban


Seminar: Genome-wide association study indicates two novel resistance loci for severe malaria - 2014-07-15

KRISP Talks by Prof. Andreas Ziegler, 1 August 2014, Council Chambers, Westville Campus, UKZN, Durban.


Seminar: Genomics & Bioinformatics: The need to engage biologists, mathematicians & computer scientists. - 2014-06-25

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme, the UKZN MRC Flagship project and School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, UKZN, cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, 7 July 2014, UKZN, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa


Seminar: Cause-specific mortality: Standardised measurements and comparisons - 2014-04-09

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Deputy Director iShare Programme cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Peter Byass, 09 April 2014, Africa Centre headquarters, Mtubatuba


Seminar: Old and new challenges for HIV control - 2014-04-01

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Peter Piot, 1 April 2014, Africa Centre headquarters, Mtubatuba


Seminar: Next-generation sequencing for identifying drug resistance in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis - 2014-03-28

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar, 28 March 2014, Durban


Seminar: Unlocking the potential of TB genomics - 2014-03-27

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Dr. Siva Danaviah, 26 March 2014, Africa Centre headquarters, Mtubatuba


Seminar: Trends and causes of hospitalisation in adults receiving ART - 2014-03-19

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Population Epidemiology Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Dr. Portia Mutevedzi, 19 March 2014, Africa Centre headquarters, Mtubatuba


Seminar: Multi-step inhibition explains HIV-1 protease inhibitor pharmacodynamics and resistance - 2014-03-12

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Dr. Justen Manasa, 12 March 2014, Africa Centre headquarters, Mtubatuba


Seminar: HIV-1 Transmission during Early Infection in Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Phylodynamic Analysis - 2014-02-19

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Dr. Eduan Wilkinson, 19 February 2014, Africa Centre headquarters, Mtubatuba


Seminar: 30 years of HIV diversity research: a personal perspective - 2014-01-31

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Susan Engelbrecht, 31 January 2014, Durban


Seminar: Implementing HIV-1 Genotypic Resistance Testing in Antiretroviral Therapy Programs in Africa: Needs, Opportunities, and Challenges. - 2014-01-15

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, 15 January 2014, Africa Centre headquarters, Mtubatuba