15 minutes: KRISP Work at a Glance

In this new section of the krisp.org.za website, the idea is that anyone with 15 minutes to spare can learn about our work and its application in everyday life.

Stellenbosch University 2 Postdoctoral Positions on Pathogen Genomics, Cape Town

PostDoc - 2021-07-30

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University is seeking to appoint two molecular biologists with great potential and ambition to become leading scientists. These two positions will work with some of the best pathogen and bioinformatics genomics program in the world, which is currently focused on the COVID-19 response. These full-time contract positions are offered for a period of up to three years.


Six Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Bioinformatics at Durban, Cape Town or Stellenbosch

PostDoc Positions - 2021-07-18

Come work with one of the best pathogen research programs in the world, which is currently focused on the COVID-19 response. Twp positions at KRISP at UKZN & Four at Stellenbosch University.


KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) 2 Postdoctoral Positions on Bioinformatics

PostDoc Positions - 2021-07-18

KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) at UKZN is seeking to appoint 2 Bioinformaticians with great potential and ambition to become leading scientists. Postdoctoral fellows will support researchers with genomic data management and analysis. These full-time contract positions are offered for a period of 3 years and will be affiliated to the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences in the College of Health Sciences.


Stellenbosch University 2 Postdoctoral Positions on Bioinformatics, Cape Town or Stellenbosch

PostDoc - 2021-07-18

The School for Data Science and Computational Thinking at Stellenbosch University is seeking to appoint two Bioinformaticians with great potential and ambition to become leading scientists. These two positions will work with some of the best pathogen and bioinformatics genomics program in the world, which is currently focused on the COVID-19 response. These full-time positions are offered for a period of up to three years.


SARS-CoV-2 whole-genome sequencing training using Illumina for the Mozambican Instituto Nacional de Saude (INS)

Africa CDC - 2021-06-19

A senior scientist from the Instituto Nacional de Saude (INS) de Mozambique spent two weeks at KRISP labs at UKZN to receive training generating whole genomes of SARS-CoV-2.


Webinar Series on COVID-19 Genomic Surveillance in Africa - In collaboration with Africa CDC and African Union

Africa CDC - 2021-06-16

The Africa Union and Africa CDC, in partnership with KRISP, H3AbioNet, ACEGID and SANBI have started a Webinar series to capacitate African researchers on the generation and analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomic data in Africa.



YouTube Videos

Genomics in Africa: KRISP, Africa CDC & Illumina support INS Mozambique with hands-on lab training

From Nalia Ismael, Tulio de Oliveira and Jennifer Giandhari, date: 2021-06-19, duration: 00:02:14

Jiving with Science: Vaccination and the return to normality with Neil Gonsalves - Episode 3

From Neil Gonsalves, Mandla Matcha and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2021-05-24, duration: 00:08:56

Jiving with Science: Vaccination & the 3rd wave with Nibs van der Spuy - Episode 2

From Nibs van der Spuy and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2021-05-11, duration: 00:09:07

Jiving with Science: Variants & Vaccines with Guy Buttery and Tulio de Oliveira - Episode 1

From Guy Buttery and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2021-05-05, duration: 00:08:16

New concerns raised over South African variant of COVID-19

From CBS News, date: 2021-01-23, duration: 00:04:30


KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).


Location: K-RITH Tower Building
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa.
Director: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira