This issue's highlights are:
- News: TIME - The Virus Hunters Trying to Prevent the Next Pandemic
- News: New York Times - Why Experts Want to Rename Monkeypox
- Feature: The Lancet - Tulio de Oliveira: collaborating to boost science in Africa
- Feature: Science - Pandemic preparedness in a changing world. Fostering global collaboration
- Publication: Building genomic sequencing capacity in Africa to respond to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic
- Publication: Urgent need for a non-discriminatory and non-stigmatizing nomenclature for monkeypox virus
- Publication: SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Diversity and Lineage Dynamics in Egypt during the first 18 months of the Pandemic
- Seminars: Bad vibrations: Quantum tunneling and SARS-CoV-2 infections, Prof. Francesco Petruccione, 24th August @ 11h30 SAST
- Upcoming Workshop: Genomics Africa Fellowship, 5-16 September 2022, Durban, South Africa
CERI and KRISP want to want to challenge the status quo and create a scientific environment in South Africa that drives innovations in global health and reverses the brain drain. A critical function of CERI and KRISP will be to make genomics, epigenetics, and bioinformatics accessible to academic, industrial, and commercial users.
News date: 2022-09-15
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