Capacity Building in Africa: A New Doc to Change the World!

We would like to present to you Dr. Emmanuel James San. Dr. San has been awarded his Ph.D. in Medicine at the College of Health Sciences, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal in January 2022.

The title of his thesis is “Analysis and Visualization of the Transmission Dynamics, Evolution and Spread of SARS-CoV-2 in African Populations”. During his PhD, Dr. San published 12 manuscripts, many in top scientific journals, including Nature, Science, Cell and Nature Medicine.

Dr. San developed a network of collaborators and worked closely with CAPRISA, the Network of Genomics Surveillance in South Africa (NGS-SA) and the Africa CDC Pathogen Genomic Initiative (PGI). He is also very committed to capacity building and has taught over 10 workshops on bioinformatics.

We would like to express our sincere congratulations to Dr. Emmanuel James San and say that world is now a better place with Dr. San!

- Please visit Emmanuel James San webpage for more information on his achievements.

News date: 2022-02-01


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