15 minutes: KRISP (and our work) at a glance

Here we provide you with a summary of the key aspects of our work in the form of news articles, blogs, tweets and publications.

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.

NextStrain & Genome Detective Workshop, KRISP, Durban, South Africa, 24-25 January 2019

KRISP & Univ. of Basel - 2019-01-24

From NGS data to real-time tracking of viruses' outbreaks: NextStrain and Genome Detective workshop. KRISP, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, 24-25 January. Training is free to post-graduate students of UKZN and members of the H3AbioNet Bioinformatics Network.


KRISP & Thermo qPCR Solutions for Infectious Disease Seminar

KRISP Talks - 2018-12-11

KRISP & Thermo Seminar and Lab Tour qPCR Solutions for Infectious Disease Seminar, 11 December 2018 (9:30 - 11:30), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


KRISP Talks: Assessment of Proviral Reservoir: Synergistic Combination of Reporter Cell based Assay and Viral Diversity

KRISP Talks - 2018-12-10

KRISP Talks by Dr Sikhulile Moyo & Dr Catherine Koofhethile, Harvard School of Public Health & Botswana Harvard Partnership (BHP), 10 December 2018 (11:00 - 12:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


KRISP Join Stanford SPARK Global Program and creates Durban SPARK Innovation Breakfast Monthly Meeting

KRISP News - 2018-12-01

KRISP at UKZN partner with Stanford University on a global innovation program: SPARK GLOBAL: Translational Scientists without borders. As part of this program we run a monthly meeting (first Wednesday of EVERY MONTH) to discuss innovation, select and mentor start-ups that can produce translational research.


The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), Funding Activities and Success, Durban SPARK Innovation Breakfast, 7 Nov 2018

Durban SPARK - 2018-11-07

Durban SPARK Innovation Breakfast by Barlow Manilal, CEO TIA, Wednesday, 7 November 2018 (7:30am - 8:30), KRISP, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!


KRISP Newsletter - Oct/Nov 2018 - New technologies and preparing the next generation of scientists

KRISP News - 2018-11-07

This month, we focused our newsletter on KRISP learning about new technologies and preparing the next generation of scientists. This month, we also have many publications on African Health, including on HIV drug resistance, antimicrobial activity, pre-eclampsia and smoking and depression.



YouTube Videos

STEM Education in Africa: KRISP & Thermo Fisher Scientific PCR Workshops

From Deseree Rajpal, Sahil Tulsi, Veron Ramsuran, Jennifer Giandhari, Nicolette Crozier and Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2018-08-13, duration: 00:04:02

Grants support drives innovation & high level research in Durban, South Africa

From Gugulethu Mkhize, date: 2018-07-21, duration: 00:02:36

World-class genomics infrastructure to support collaborative research in Africa

From Jennifer Giandhari, date: 2018-07-21, duration: 00:03:01

Reversing the Brain Drain and Achieving Scientific Excellence

From Tulio de Oliveira and Veron Ramsuran, date: 2018-07-21, duration: 00:03:46

Cycle of HIV Infection in Young Women in South Africa

From Tulio de Oliveira, date: 2018-07-21, duration: 00:04:01