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COVID-variants, vaccines and Africa's public health sector
Start: 15/04/2021, 18:00
End: 15/04/2021, 19:00
Contact:Wiida Fourie-Basson - 021 808 2684
Location: MS Teams meeting

Stellenbosch University Alumni Relations and the Faculty of Science cordially invites you to our first Science Café Stellenbosch for the year with Prof Tulio de Oliveira on "​COVID-variants, vaccines and Africa's public health sector". 

Prof De Oliveira is a bioinformatician and director of the KZN Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His identification of a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 in South Africa has led to the discovery of new variants across the world.

The discussion will be led by Prof Hugh Patterton, Director of the Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at Stellenbosch University.

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Science Café Stellenbosch is an initiative by the Faculty of Science at Stellenbosch University to encourage public conversations about important scientific issues in a language that everyone can understand.