BioAfrica team has evolved to become the
KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP)
KRISP now presents the research, software
Prof. Tulio de Oliveira
and members of
his research group.
KRISP is based at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. We are also associated to the Centre for the Aids Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI). Bioinformatics servers are kindly mantained by the South African Medical Research Council (MRC). Please use
KRISP website to get information on our research. The Bioafrica.net will be maintained for historical reasons for the next couple of years.
Renewing Felsenstein's Phylogenetic Bootstrap in the Era of Big Data
KRISP Talks by
Dr. Eduan Wilkinson, KRISP, UKZN, 6th March 2018 (15:00 - 16:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!
KRISP Newsletter - Feb 2018: Partnership with SPARK Global Program at Stanford, innovation meeting, news, publications, training
In our second issue of 2018, we would like to bring attention to a partnership with SPARK Global Program at Stanford, innovation meeting, news, publications, collaborators and capacity building workshops
KRISP Join Stanford SPARK Innovation Program
KRISP at UKZN partner with Stanford University on a global innovation program.
KRISP researchers presented at the CAPRISA Strategic Meeting
CAPRISA annual strategic meeting was presented at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Durban. We were present and two of our manuscripts (Lancet HIV 2017 and Science 2018) were presented.
Effect of DNA methylation on HIV disease
KRISP Talks by
Dr. Veron Ramsuran, KRISP, UKZN & CAPRISA, 26 January 2018 (15:00 - 16:00), K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, Durban, South Africa. All welcome!
Spatial clustering of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Hlabisa subdistrict, KwaZulu-Natal, 2011-2015. Smith CM, Lessells R, Grant AD, Herbst K, Tanser F, Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. (2018), 1;22(3):287-293. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0457:.
Effect of genetic variation in UGT1A and ABCB1 on moxifloxacin pharmacokinetics in South African patients with tuberculosis. Naidoo A, Ramsuran V, Chirehwa M, Denti P, McIlleron H, Naidoo K, Yende-Zuma N, Singh R, Ngcapu S, Chaudhry M, Pepper MS, Padayatchi N, Pharmacogenomics (2018), 19(1):17-29. doi: 10.2217/pgs-2017-0144:.
Case report: mechanisms of HIV elite control in two African women. Moosa Y, Tanko RF, Ramsuran V, Singh R, Madzivhandila M, Yende-Zuma N, Abrahams MR, Selhorst P, Gounder K, Moore PL, Williamson C, Abdool Karim SS, Garrett NJ, Burgers WA, BMC Infect Dis (2018), 18(1):54. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-2961-8:.
Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor 3DL1 variation modifies HLA-B*57 protection against HIV-1. Martin MP, Naranbhai V, Shea PR, Qi Y, Ramsuran V, Vince N, Gao X, Thomas R, Brumme ZL, Carlson JM, Wolinsky SM, Goedert JJ, Walker BD, Segal FP, Deeks SG, Haas DW, Migueles SA, Connors M, Michael N, Fellay J, Gostick E, Llewellyn-Lacey S, Price DA, Lafont BA, Pymm P, Saunders PM, Widjaja J, Wong SC, Vivian JP, Rossjohn J, Brooks AG, Carrington M, J Clin Invest. (2018), pii: 98463. doi: 10.1172/JCI98463:.
Epidemiological patterns of mental disorders and stigma in a community household survey in urban slum and rural settings in Kenya. Mutiso VN, Musyimi CW, Tomita A, Loeffen L, Burns JK, Ndetei DM, Int J Soc Psychiatry (2018), 64(2):120-129. doi: 10.1177/0020764017748180:.
Krisp - a next generation DNA sequencing research centre opens in Durban, South Africa - eTV news
By: Tulio de Oliveira, Veron Ramsuran, Nicolette Crozier, Zandile Sibisi, Marcel Tongo, Benjamin Chimukangara, Thabiso Dlamini