• Affiliate Professor, Global Health
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Biography 

Prof. Tulio de Oliveira received his BSc at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil and MSc/PhD at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, South Africa. He has been awarded two prestigious fellowships, a European Commission Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, U.K. from 2004-2006 and a U.K. Royal Society Newton Advanced Fellowship at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and University of Edinburgh from 2015-2019. He was the Director of the Genomics Program at the Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies and an Affiliate Senior Lecturer at the Division of Infection and Immunity at the University College London (UCL) from 2009 to 2016. In 2015, he was promoted to Professor at UKZN and in 2017, founded KRISP at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN, South Africa. KRISP aims to create a scientific environment in Africa that delivers high level science, creates innovations and reverses the brain drain. KRISP researchers have published 13 manuscripts in Science, Nature and Lancet journals in the first two years of operation! He have also trained > 2000 individuals in scientific skills in Africa.

Education 
  • BSc (University of Natal)
  • PhD (University of Natal)
Languages 
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Education and Training
  • Epidemiology
  • Genomics
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV Transmission
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Implementation Science
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Informatics
  • Mental Health
  • Storytelling
  • Viruses
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