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.

Seminar: Digital Health Computing, Information Systems and Machine Learning for Public Health

CERI - 2022-06-22

Presenter: Professor Douglas Pires ,School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Date: 22 June2022, Locations: STIAS, Manor House Library, Wallenberg Centre, Stellenbosch or *VIRTUALLY


Opportunities: Laboratory Technician at CERI, Tygerberg Campus

CERI - 2022-06-13

Laboratory Technologists (x2) at CERI in Stellenbosch University. The purpose of this position is to provide support to CERI's laboratory by conducting research, next generation sequencing and diagnostic tests to meet project deadlines and within allocated turnaround times.


Opportunity for Masters and PhD scholarship within KRISP at UKZN: 2023

KRISP - 2022-06-11

Offered through CAPRISA DSI and NRF Centre of Excellence (CoE) in HIV Prevention The KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP), the state of the art UKZN Research Centre has opportunities for Masters and PhD students with great potential and an ambition to pursue a career in research. Successful applicants will become part of a dynamic research team and they will get hands-on experience in the generation and analysis of genomic, epidemiological and clinical data.


Africa CDC Virtual Conference: 100,000 SARS-CoV-2 Genomes: A Milestone for Pathogen Genomics in Africa

Africa CDC - 2022-06-10

Virtual conference on the lessons learned from Africa on the production of over 100,000 genomes of SARS-CoV-2. Participants from CERI, KRISP, ACEGID, NICD, Africa CDC, Pasteur Insitute Dakar.


Rename monkeypox to remove geographic stigma, researchers say

Science - 2022-06-10

Urgent need for a non-discriminatory and non-stigmatizing nomenclature for monkeypox virus. Proposal would avoid references to West African and Congo strains.



YouTube Videos

Prof. de Oliveira says the world has entered an age of epidemics and pandemics

From Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2022-06-08, duration: 00:02:19

8th SAMRC Scientific Merit Awards - Prof Tulio de Oliveira - Gold Award

From Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2022-04-01, duration: 00:03:17

BBC: Three people across Africa who made a difference in 2021

From Tulio de Oliveira and Malu Cursino, date: 2021-12-31, duration: 00:05:44

Genomics Surveillance Training to 15 African Countries at CERI, 2021

From Tulio de Oliveira, Houriiyah Tegally, Yeshnee Naidoo, Paul Harris. Astrid Treffry Goatley, date: 2021-12-24, duration: 00:04:06

CNN - Prof. Tulio de Oliveira First Move Julia Chatterley 23 Dec 2021

From Tulio de Oliveira and Julia Chatterley, date: 2021-12-23, duration: 00:08:58


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