About Dr Inbal Gazy

GazyI@ukzn.ac.za

Background:

I have been trained as a Molecular geneticist. I joined the KRISP team in 2020. I am now working on developing human genetic and genomic research in the KRISP lab.

Affiliations:

Post-Doctoral Fellow: College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa.

Education and experience:

Post Doctorate - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA, 2015-2019

Post Doctorate - Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 2012-2015

PhD in Human Genetics (Direct track for excelling students) – The Institute of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University, Israel, 2012

MSc in Human Genetics – The Institute of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 2007

BSc Med in Basic Medical Sciences (Cum Laude) – The Institute of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 2002


PUBLICATIONS


HIV infection alters SARS-CoV-2 responsive immune parameters but not clinical outcomes in COVID-19 disease.
Karim F, Gazy I, Cele S, Zungu Y, Krause R, Bernstein M, Ganga Y, Rodel H, Mthabela N, Mazibuko M, Khan K, Muema D, Ramjit D, Lustig G, Ndung’u T, Hanekom W, Gosnell BI, COMMIT-KZN Team, Wong E, de Oliveira T, Moosa MYS, Leslie A, Kløverpris H, Sigal A, medRxiv (2020), doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.11.23.20236828:.


Major new lineages of SARS-CoV-2 emerge and spread in South Africa during lockdown.
Tegally H, Wilkinson E, Lessells R, Giandhari J, Pillay S, Msomi N, Mlisana K, Bhiman J, Allam M, Ismail A, Engelbrecht S, Van Zyl G, Preiser W, Williamson C, Pettruccione F, Sigal A, Gazy I, Hardie D, Hsiao M, Martin D, York D, Goedhals D, San EJ, Giovanetti M, Lourenco J, Alcantara LCJ, de Oliveira T, medRxiv (2020), https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.28.20221143:.


Early transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in South Africa: An epidemiological and phylogenetic report.
Giandhari J, Pillay S, Wilkinson E, Tegally H, Sinayskiy I, Schuld M, Lourenço J, Chimukangara B, Lessells R, Moosa Y, Gazy I, Fish M, Singh L, Khanyile KS, Fonseca V, Giovanetti M, Alcantara LCJ, Petruccione F, de Oliveira T, IJID (2020), doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.11.128:.


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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