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SATuRN Newsletter, Mar 2014: News, publications, videos & new seminar series!

SATuRN - 2014-04-02

The newsletter idea is that anyone with 15 minutes to spare can learn about our work and its application in everyday life. In our first issue of 2014 (Vol. 3 Num. 1) our newsletter we focus on our new seminar series and publications and results from SATuRN partners. We also included interesting news, blogs, reports, tweets and training information produced by our network.

In this issue our highlights are:

Seminar: Prof. Peter Piot (LSHTM) - Old and new challenges for HIV control

Seminar: Dr. Like Daum (Texas) - Next-generation sequencing for identifying drug resistance in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Publication: Sensitive TDF Resistance Screening of HIV-1 From the Genital and Blood Compartments of Women With Breakthrough Infections in the CAPRISA 004 TDF Gel Trial

Publication: Southern African Treatment Resistance Network (SATuRN) RegaDB HIV drug resistance and clinical management database: supporting patient management, surveillance and research in southern Africa.

CROI: Favorable Long-term Outcomes of 2nd-line ART Despite Drug-Resistant HIV-1 in Sub- Saharan Africa: PASER-M cohort

Video: HIV-1 Drug Resistance in Children in rural South Africa

Workshop: Bioinformatics in the Tropics IV, 29 May to 1 June 2014, Fiocruz, Salvador, Brazil

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