INTRODUCTION

BioAfrica presents the research, software and publications of Prof. Tulio de Oliveira and members of his research group.

Research group is based at the Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. Bioinformatics servers are kindly mantained by the South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.






SPOTLIGHT


SATuRN & AWACC


WTAC & MRC Flagship UKZN


Science



NEWS

2015-11-19
SATuRN & AWACC

SATuRN & AWACC workshop - 19-20 November 2015, Durban, South Africa

The SATuRN 10th Southern African HIV & TB Drug Resistance and Treatment Monitoring Workshop will be run together with the Annual Workshop on Advanced Clinical Care - AIDS (AWACC) - Durban, South Africa, 19 to 20 November 2015


2015-09-15
Africa Centre

Positions open! Bioinformatics Software Developer & Scientific Manager

Africa Centre through its European Commission Virogenesis Project & MRC Flagship Programmer wish to recruit a 1) Software Developer & 2) Bioinformatics Scientific Manager.


2015-08-21
WTAC & MRC Flagship UKZN

Seminar: Is HIV-1 subtype C more pathogenic than other subtypes?

We cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof Thumbi Ndungu from K-RITH and HPP/UKZN, 21 August 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


2015-08-15
WTAC & MRC Flagship UKZN

Research travel grants: Doctoral or post-doctoral students to Wellcome Trust Africa Centre, South Africa

Introduction: This is an excellent opportunity for outstanding and motivated individuals to access one of the most comprehensive population-based HIV surveillance and genomics datasets in the world at the Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies based in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


2015-07-17
WTAC & MRC Flagship UKZN

Seminar: The Molecular Epidemiology of HIV in Rakai Uganda

The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre Genomics & Bioinformatics Programme & UKZN MRC Flagship project cordially invites you to a seminar presented by Prof. Oliver Laeyendecker Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University,19 June 2015, K-RITH building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa


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PUBLICATIONS

Analysis of Dominant HIV Quasispecies Suggests Independent Viral Evolution Within Spinal Granulomas Coinfected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and HIV-1 Subtype C..
Danaviah S, de Oliveira T, Gordon M, Govender S, Chelule P, Pillay S, Naicker T, Cassol S, Ndung'u T, AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses (2015), :doi:10.1089/aid.2015.0189.

History and origin of the HIV-1 subtype C epidemic in South Africa and the greater southern African region..
Wilkinson E, Engelbrecht S, de Oliveira T, Scientific Reports (2015), 5:16897. doi: 10.1038/srep16897.

HIV-1 Drug Resistance Mutations: Potential Applications for Point-of-Care Genotypic Resistance Testing..
Rhee SY, Jordan MR, Raizes E, Chua A, Parkin N, Kantor R, Van Zyl GU, Mukui I, Hosseinipour MC, Frenkel LM, Ndembi N, Hamers RL, Rinke de Wit TF, Wallis CL, Gupta RK, Fokam J, Zeh C, Schapiro JM, Carmona S, Katzenstein D, Tang M, Aghokeng AF, de Oliveira T, Wensing AM, Gallant JE, Wainberg MA, Richman DD, Fitzgibbon JE, Schito M, Bertagnolio S, Yang C, Shafer RW., PLoS One (2015), 10(12):e0145772. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145772.

The Art of HIV Elimination: Past and Present Science.
Iwuji CC, McGrath N, de Oliveira T, Porter K, Pillay D, Fisher M, Newport M, Newell M-L, AIDS & Clinical Research (2015), 6: 525. doi:10.4172/2155-6113.1000525 .

Virologic monitoring can be a cost-effective strategy to diagnose treatment failure on first-line ART..
Vandormael AM, Boulware DR, Tanser FC, Barnighuasen TW, Stott KE, de Oliveira T, J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. (2015), in press:in press.

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VIDEO

Completion of a world-class genomics lab at Africa Centre/UKZN, Durban, South Africa - Part III

By: Prevashinee Padayachee and Tulio de Oliveira


 

 Completion of a world-class genomics lab at Africa Centre/UKZN, Durban, South Africa - Part III




 

 WTAC & UKZN Genomics Laboratory Construction - Video Diary Part II




 

 WTAC & UKZN Genomics Laboratory Construction - Video Diary Part I




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CONTRIBUTORS

Prof. Tulio de Oliveira

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Dr. Siva Danaviah

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Dr. Justen Manasa

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Dr. Eduan Wilkinson

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MOST POPULAR

1    SATuRN & AWACC workshop - 19-20 November 2015, Durban, South Africa


2    Positions open! Bioinformatics Software Developer & Scientific Manager


3    Seminar: Is HIV-1 subtype C more pathogenic than other subtypes?


4    Research travel grants: Doctoral or post-doctoral students to Wellcome Trust Africa Centre, South Africa


5    Seminar: The Molecular Epidemiology of HIV in Rakai Uganda





BLOG



Megan Druce, Zandile Sibisi & Sthembiso Msweli

Experience of 3 UKZN/Africa Centre students at the 7-week national bioinformatics workshop 2015


Siva Danaviah

Tale of 4 Cities in outlining researcher's strive towards a cure for HIV


Rachael Dellar

Massive Open Online Courses: Huge potential for bioinformatics education



OTHERS & TWITTER

Experience of 3 UKZN/Africa Centre students at the 7-week national bioinformatics workshop 2015

Megan Druce, Zandile Sibisi & Sthembiso Msweli - 2015-04-23



Tale of 4 Cities in outlining researcher's strive towards a cure for HIV

Siva Danaviah - 2014-10-14



Massive Open Online Courses: Huge potential for bioinformatics education

Rachael Dellar - 2014-10-13



First impressions of a South African student working in Geneva as part of Swiss South Africa Joint Research Programme (SSAJRP)

Megan Druce - 2014-10-07



HIV, TB and Malaria Molecular Diagnostics Workshop, Harare, Zimbabwe 2014

Justen Manasa - 2014-10-06



Genetic study indicates two novel resistance loci for severe malaria in Africa

Zakia Jeewa and Tulio de Oliveira - 2014-08-01



High-Level Cross-Resistance to ddI Observed in South African Children Failing an ABC- or d4T-Based 1st-Line Regimen

Jennifer Giandhari and Joanna Ledwaba - 2014-07-25



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