“Even though my legs hurt right now I would do it again – and again!” This is how K-RITH work experience intern NtemenaKapula summed up the K-RITHorganised African Leadership Academy (ALA) outing to the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Kamberg Game Pass Shelter over the weekend.
Every year on July 18, South Africa and the world mark Nelson Mandela’s birthday by heeding his call to take action to help change the world for the better. K-RITH staff and students got behind several projects in the Durban area, giving 67 minutes (and more!) of their time to make positive change.
MakobetsaKhati, Head of Department and Competency Area Manager at Emerging Health Technologies, CSIR Biosciences and Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, GrooteSchuur Hospital and UCT, is K-RITH’s July Seminar Series speaker.
Jordi B. Torrelles, from the Centre for Microbial Interface Biology at Ohio State University, will be delivering a talk entitled 'Consuming Consumption: Role of the human lung environment in defining the M. tuberculosis pathway of infection' on Thursday, 23 July at K-RITH.
Jesse Kwiek, Associate Professor Microbial Infection and Immunity and Associate Professor Microbiology at Ohio State University, will be delivering a talk entitled 'HIV-1, pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes' on Thursday, 23 July at K-RITH.
Dr. Schacker has developed an internationally recognized program in translational research focused on how HIV causes immune suppression. His group recently made the discovery of a process of inflammatory damage in lymphatic tissues;
Director of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Bruce Walker, will be conducting a seminar with five guest speakers, who will be focusing on novel technologies for understanding the human immune response and in vaccine development.