The Centre for Quantum Technology is a Research Group headed by Prof. Francesco Petruccione and is hosted within the School of Chemistry and Physics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. It is located on the third floor of H-block on the Westville Campus, Durban, South Africa.
Prof. Tulio de Oliveira is the director of KRISP at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, South Africa. He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Global Health, University of Washington and a senior research fellow at CAPRISA. He is a trained bioinformatician and has published over 150 manuscripts, including a recent bioinformatics tool for genomics analysis of coronavirus genomes.
Below is the data@breakfast talk titled: “COVID-19 Genomics and Epidemiology” that was given by Prof. Tulio de Oliveira on the 3rd of April 2020 via the Zoom platform.
Dr Richard Lessells is an Infectious Diseases Specialist at KRISP, UKZN. He trained as an infectious diseases and internal medicine physician in the UK and has a PhD from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He has been conducting clinical and population-based research in HIV & TB in KwaZulu-Natal since 2007. He is currently deployed to the UKZN COVID-19 war room and is supporting the local response to the epidemic.
Below is the data@breakfast talk titled: “Responding to the COVID-19 epidemic: local and global perspective” that was given by Dr R Lessels on the 27th of March 2020 via the Zoom platform.