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Dr William R. Jacobs Jr., a Professor of Microbiology & Immunology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, will present a paper at Africa Health Research Institute on Wednesday 12 October. Title: Pursuing Edward Jenner’s Revenge: Novel Strategies for Sterilising Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infections Date: Wednesday, 12 October 2016 Time:


Dr Alissa Myrick, Senior Research Officer in TB Biology at H3D, will be presenting a talk on Tuesday, 4 October titled: ‘Targeting TB – from efflux to drug discovery’. Date: Tuesday, 4 October 2016 Time: 12pm – 1pm Venue: K1 and K2 Seminar Rooms, Level 1, K-RITH Tower Building Contact: ashmika.surujdeen@k-rith.org Abstract: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb)


Dr Darshan Reddy, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, and Professor Adrie Steyn, K-RITH Investigator, will be presenting a talk at K-RITH on July 29. TITLE: From mouse to man: challenges in translational TB science in Durban, South Africa DATE: Friday, 29 July, 2016 TIME: 8:30am – 10am. Please join us for


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