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Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 21:00

UCT Health Sciences Faculty recently said farewell to Professor Greg Hussey, founding Director of SATVI, (Director: Vaccines for Africa and Interim Director of the HSF 2015-2016) upon his retirement.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 08:00

SATVI author, Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled "Safety and Immunogenicity of Adenovirus 35 TB Vaccine Candidate in Adults with Active or Previous TB: a Randomized Trial" appearing in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:15

SATVI authors Dr Adam Penn-Nicholson, Associate Professor Tom Scriba and Professor Mark Hatherill have published a paper titled "A novel blood test for tuberculosis prevention and treatment" appearing in the January edition of the South African Medical Journal.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 14:30

Dr Sara Suliman, Postdoctoral Fellow has departed from SATVI to take up a postdoctoral fellowship at the Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School.


Friday, December 9, 2016 - 17:15

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for a vacancy as Senior Scientific Officer in the Immunology Laboratory of the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative. CLOSED

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 08:45

SATVI authors have published a paper titled "H1:IC31 vaccination is safe and induces long-lived TNF-a+IL-2+CD4 T cell responses in M. tuberculosis infected and uninfected adolescents: A randomized trial" appearing in the Vaccine Journal.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:00

SATVI authors Associate Professor Tom Scriba and Dr Elisa Nemes have published a paper titled: "Teaching Advance Flow Cytometry in Africa: 10 Years of Lessons Learned appearing in the journal Cytometry Journal Part A.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 08:30

The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative will be offering a limited number of bursaries to cover the Registration Fees associated with the SciMathUS Program, a university preparation program which is offered by the Stellenbosch University Centre for Pedagogy (SUNCEP). Closing date 18 January 2017.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 12:45

SATVI authors, Mark Hatherill and Tom Scriba have contributed to a research paper titled "Correlates of tuberculosis risk: Predictive biomarkers for progression to active tuberculosis" appearing in the November edition of European Respiratory Journal.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 15:00

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for a 24 month contract position as Laboratory Assistant at the Worcester Field Site Office. NOW CLOSED.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:00

On Thursday 27 October 2016 SATVI Director, Associate Professor Mark Hatherill presented a paper titled "Developing a vaccine to prevent all forms of TB" at the The 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:30

On Thursday 27 October 2016, Associate Professor Tom Scriba, Deputy Director Immunology at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative, presented a paper titled: "Searching for correlates of immunity and protection" at the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health.