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 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
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