NGS-SA: News about our genomics, epidemiology and surveillance work on COVID-19

Climate Change: The Impact on Viral Outbreaks

Abbott - 2023-04-20

Remember when the weather felt more predictable? When seasons felt consistent, even if we complained about it, and things like wildfires, droughts or flooding seemed like rare events?

Opening: CERI Genomics labs and the Biomedical Research Institute (BMRI) building at Stellenbosch University

Newsletter - 2023-04-19

In April, we will commence a series of festivities and activities in the lead-up to the inauguration of the BMRI and CERI new state-of-the-art laboratories. This building is dedicated to understanding the genetic and bio-molecular basis of disease with a decidedly African focus

New R1.2bn biomedical unit a weapon against future epidemics

https://www.medicalbrief.co.za/new-r1-2bn-biomedical-unit-a-weapon-against-future-epidemics/ - 2023-04-19

Technology is the best weapon against future pandemics, believes renowned scientist Tulio de Oliveira, a professor of bioinformatics at the School for Data Science and Computational Thinking at Stellenbosch University, who foresees 'an armed race between humans and pathogens”.

This is the ‘highest level of science’ – inside Stellies’ new Biomedical Research Institute

Daily Maverick - 2023-04-19

The new Biomedical Research Institute on the Tygerberg campus of Stellenbosch University ‘was a 10-year dream costing R1.2-billion’ to address the major health challenges of Africa

Africa's Most Sophisticated Biomedical Research Centre Opens in South Africa

Medical Innovation - 2023-04-18

CAPE TOWN - The most advanced biomedical research centre on the African continent has opened in South Africa, boasting state-of-the-art research and training facilities.