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Here we provide you with news articles, blogs and tweets on the key aspects of our genomics, epigenomics, bioinformatics and training work.

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Newsletter, Jan-Mar 2017: 'Alarming' drug resistance levels, novel next generation sequencing method and the origin of HIV, SATuRN & CAPRISA workshop

KRISP Newsletter - 2017-03-31

The concept behind this newsletter is that anyone with 15 minutes to spare can learn about our research work. In this Jan-Mar 2017 issue of our newsletter, we have included interesting open access publications, news, blogs, reports, tweets, and training information produced by our group.


In this issue our highlights are:

- News & Publication - Prevalence of drug resistant HIV at 'alarming levels' in Aruba.

- Commentary: Extreme High-level of Drug Resistance in Aruba: We need Integrase-Based Regimens Available Globally NoW!

- News & Publication - CD4+ Count Not Useful to Assess ART Response in HTLV-1/HIV Coinfection.

- Publication - Sensitive next generation sequencing method reveals deep genetic diversity of HIV-1 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

- Publication Sequence & Phylogenetic Analysis of the Untranslated Promoter Regions for HLA Class I Genes

- Publication: Virological Outcomes of 2nd line Protease Inhibitor-Based Treatment HIV-1 in a High-Prevalence Rural South African Setting: A Competing-Risks Prospective Cohort Analysis

- Publication: Primary HIV-1 Drug Resistant Minority Variants

- Publication: Social disequilibrium and the risk of HIV acquisition: A multilevel study in rural KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.

- Workshop: SATuRN & CAPRISA 2017: HIV & TB Drug Resistance and Advanced Care Workshop


The newsletter is open accessible at:

(http://bioafrica.net/manuscripts/SATuRNnewsletter_1_2017.pdf)

We hope that you enjoy our newsletters. We think that they are truly interesting and we really have enjoyed producing it!

Produced by Prof. Tulio de Oliveira (Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN & CAPRISA, South Africa)

Links:

http://bioafrica.net/manuscripts/SATuRNnewsletter_1_2017.pdf

15 minutes, All news...

11th Annual Workshop on Advanced Clinical Care - AIDS (AWACC), Durban, South Africa, 6-7 Sep 2017
From KRISP Training, date: 2017-10-06

X-meeting - 13th International Conference of the AB3C, Sao Pedro, Brazil, Oct 4-6, 2017
From KRISP Training, date: 2017-09-04

22nd International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME), Lisbon, Portugal
From KRISP Training, date: 2017-08-27
15 minutes, All news...


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Contact: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, Tel: +27 31 260 4898, Email: tuliodna@gmail.com & deoliveira@ukzn.ac.za

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