Mycobacterial Genetics Course

Venue: 
University of KwaZulul-Natal Westville Campus, Durban, South Africa
Event Date: 
Monday, 2 July, 2018 to Friday, 13 July, 2018
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, 31 May, 2018

Join this course in its 11th year of being run in South Africa and discover and name your own bacteriophage that may end up contributing towards the treatment of tuberculosis.

Gain laboratory experience in:

•    Isolation, characterisation & visualisation of novel bacteriophages;
•    Gene discovery & genome annotation;
•    Construction of defined mutants of mycobacteria;
•    Research methods, experimental design & data interpretation.

Final year BSc, Honours, Masters & medical students may apply and due to our commitment to advancing African science and scientists, African nationals (any person born on the African continent)  will be given preference.

Limited funds for housing are available.

 

PLEASE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN 4 WEEKS OF THE CLOSING DATE.