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.
WHO - 2021-10-04
Cape Town - In December 2020, South Africa detected the Beta variant and in May 2021 the Delta variant, thanks to robust genomic surveillance. Professor Tulio De Oliveira, a renowned bioinformatician who identified the Beta variant, explains the criticality of genomic sequencing. Professor De Oliveira is the Director of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) and Centre for Epidemic Response and Innovation (CERI) based in South Africa.
Illumina - 2021-09-30
The launch of a new genomics facility, CERI, in South Africa bolsters the continent’s epidemic and pandemic public health response
The South African - 2021-09-27
SA born billionaire and former local physician Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong has announced an investment of R3 billion to advance vaccine research.
News24 - 2021-09-27
Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong has partnered with local universities. He has set up the biggest genomics facility in Africa at Stellenbosch University. He also set up centres of excellence at the universities to research cancer, Covid-19, HIV/AIDS and TB.
LA Times - 2021-09-24
South African-born biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks has agreed to invest in a manufacturing plant and complex in the country’s Western Cape and aims to produce COVID-19 and cancer vaccines.
Presidency South Africa - 2021-09-23
President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the guest of honour today, Thursday, 23 September 2021, at an announcement by Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder of the multinational conglomerate, NantWorks LLC, of an initiative ambitious initiative to build capacity for advanced health care in Africa.
Richard Lessells & Gugulethu Mkhize - 2019-10-02
Benjamin Chimukangara - 2019-10-01
Thulile Nlapo - 2019-10-01
Zandili Sibisi - 2019-05-01
Yumna Moosa - 2017-07-28
Nicolette Crozier, Benjamin Chimukangara, Veron Ramsuran - 2017-07-25
Megan Druce - 2016-04-18
Sthembiso Msweli - 2016-04-17
From Nalia Ismael, Tulio de Oliveira and Jennifer Giandhari, date: 2021-06-19, duration: 00:02:14
From Neil Gonsalves, Mandla Matcha and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2021-05-24, duration: 00:08:56
From Nibs van der Spuy and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2021-05-11, duration: 00:09:07
From Guy Buttery and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2021-05-05, duration: 00:08:16
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).