Big Data presentations on COVID-19 by Profs. Salim Abdool Karim, Tulio de Oliveira, Richard Lessells and Francesco Petruccione

Watch the full videos of the Big Data, Genomics and Clinical Medicine presentations of COVID-19 by experts. Full videos of Prof. Salim Abdool Karim, Prof. Tulio de Oliveira and Dr. Richard Lessells in April 2020. Data@breakfast organised by Prof. Francesco Petruccione of UKZN Big Data Flagship program.

The Data@Breakfast is a mostly event run at UKZN. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, this event is now presented once a weekly to keep the public and scientific community information on how big data and science can be used in the fight of COVID-19.

Dr. Richard of Lessells, Infectious Diseases Specialist at KRISP and Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, presentation: 'Responding to the COVID-19 epidemic: local and global perspective' - 27 March 2020

Prof Tulio de Oliveira, KRISP Director at UKZN & Associate Professor at Department of Global Health, University of Washington present about 'COVID-19 Genomics and Epidemiology' - 3 April 2020

Prof Salim Abdool Karim, CAPRISA Director & Professor Columbia University and Harvard University, present about 'The South African Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic' - 17 April 2020

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KRISP and UKZN Foundation campaign to support South African Scientists on the front line

News date: 2020-04-17


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