Capillary Electrophoresis (i.e. Sanger Sequencing) Workshop II, Durban, South Africa, 27-28 June 2019

UKZN African Health Flagship, KRISP, DIPLOMICS & Thermo Education Program on Capillary Electrophoresis (i.e. Sanger Sequencing. . Thermo-KRISP Lab, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, 27-28 June 2019. Training is open to University Post-Graduate Students & Technical Staff of Commercial and Academic laboratories. Scholarships available to previously disadvantaged South African learners.

KRISP Education: Capillary Electrophoresis (i.e. Sanger Sequencing) Training Workshop, KRISP and ThermoScientific Workshop, Durban, South Africa, 27-28 June 2019

- Download application form (deadline for application 5 June 2019).

Please submit application forms to:

Mrs Nomcebo Nxumalo

Tel: +27 31 260 01178


Cost: ZAR 2,500 (Scholarships available to previously disadvantaged South African learners)

This class is designed for users of capillary electrophoresis (CE) technology. Attendees will benefit by having training in a class environment, hands-on lab practicals and interaction with fellow attendees and Life Technologies application scientists during lecture and discussion sessions. The instrument used during the training will be the 3500 series.

Course Description:

This hands-on course is a 2-day intensive overview of DNA sequencing. Course topics include application workflow setup and optimization; an overview of instrument hardware, operation and maintenance; use of data collection software; preparation and running of samples and standards; analysis software tutorials, and troubleshooting discussions. Students will run, analyze and troubleshoot sequencing samples as well as fragment analysis samples. Applied Biosystems 3500 instruments will be used for lab practicals.

Tuition includes laboratory reagents, consumables, course materials, breakfast, and lunch. Travel, hotel, and other incidental expenses relating to the training are the responsibility of the attendee.

- This course is subsidised by UKZN African Health Flagship, DIPLOMICS, Thermo Fisher and KRISP in order to educate the next generation of scientists in Africa. It normally costs US$ 2,375 - 2 days in the US. - see

News date: 2019-06-26


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