KRISP gets two awards at SANTHE DELTA initiative


KRISP researchers Upasana Ramphal and Dr. Marcel Tongo scooped two of the three awards at the Wellcome Trust DELTAS SANTHE research day held on the 6 - 7 June 2018 at Crinkly Bottom in Waterfall, South Africa.

KRISP researchers Upasana Ramphal and Dr. Marcel Tongo scooped two of the three awards at the SANTHE research day held on the 6 - 7 June 2018 at Crinkly Bottom in Waterfall, South Africa.

Prof. Thumbi Ndung’u (left) gives the awards to Upasana Ramphal  and Dr Marcel Tongo at the SANTHE Research Day, 6-7 June, South Africa.

KRISP researchers received two of the three awards in this event, including:

- Best Presentation - Upasana Ramphal (Abstract: Measuring HLA-B allele expression levels on differential cell types)


- Best Contribution – Dr. Marcel Tongo.

 

In addition, Saiyuri Singh and Upasana Ramphal  also obtained two SANTHE travel awards to attend training and execute part of their MSc work at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas under the mentor-ship of Dr Smita Kulkarni and Dr Veron Ramsuran.

News date: 2018-06-07

Links:

https://www.santheafrica.org


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