The ACGT database is a compilation of biosciences research skills, techniques and specialised equipment of scientists at the University of Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, CSIR, University of Johannesburg and the Agricultural Research Council. ACGT is instrumental in creating an awareness of the regional research activities and programmes. It was created to stimulate coordination of research efforts between the partner institutions and provide a platform for future collaborations.

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Research Programme Detail

Research Programme NameVeterinary and Tropical Diseases
Research Programme DescriptionMolecular biology, Bioinformatics, GIS: Researching the African horse sickness virus, using rapid diagnostics assays, recombinant vaccines, molecular epidemiology and genome sequencing.
Research Programme TechniquesRT-PCR, Sequencing, Bioinformatics
Research Programme KeywordsAfrican horse sickness virus, rapid diagnostics assays, recombinant vaccines, molecular epidemiology, genome sequencing
Research FieldAnimal biotechnology
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